7 Linguine Recipes to Channel Your Inner Giada De Laurentiis

Linguine is the unsung hero of pasta noodles. Not quite as wide as fettuccine and not quite as skinny as spaghetti, linguine is thick enough to pair with creamy sauces without losing that alluring element of delicacy. While linguine is most often associated with clams, it's a versatile noodle that can be paired with everything from spicy chorizo and saffron shrimp to crunchy cauliflower and earthy mushrooms. Ahead are seven linguine recipes that showcase the noodle in all its glory so you can to take your taste buds to Italy tonight.