Gluten-Free Living Magazine 2016

Gluten Free Living Magazine features our GF pasta!

We are thrilled to have our Gluten Free Spinach Pasta Spirals featured in Gluten-Free Living magazine!  The great taste, texture and three minute cooking time make this pasta a dream come true for Gluten Free pasta lovers! Our GF pastas are Kosher, Vegan, non-GMO and certified Gluten Free! “Sometimes it’s easy being green.  Whether you’re […]

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Al Dente History 35 Years for Blog

35 Years of Pasta, Passion & Perseverance

The year was 1981, and in the world of pasta, the times they were-a-changin’. Almost overnight, Americans went from thinking of pasta as “spaghetti and meatballs” to seeking an array of shapes, flavors and recipes.  This was also the year that Monique and Dennis Deschaine started Al Dente Pasta Company with the $6,000 they borrowed […]

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a spring time pasta salad

Last week I got a last minute shout out to celebrate a friend’s birthday on her beautiful screened porch. It was going to be a wonderfully warm evening so decided I should whip up a quick pasta salad. Since I always have peas in my freezer, pasta in my pantry and usually at least one […]

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GF Recipe Final Dish 2 Crop

al dente spring time gluten-free pasta recipe

Al Dente Pasta with Spinach, Cannellini Beans and Sundried Tomatoes Gotta say, I love mentoring passionate, talented young people. Great example: Elaina Lee, a student at Washtenaw Community College, who created this super simple recipe, which is delicious, too! It features our new Al Dente Gluten Free Pasta. Ingredients 8 oz Al Dente Gluten Free […]

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spring pasta with asparagus, goat cheese and lemon

Spring means asparagus!  Combine those tender stalks of goodness with Al Dente Pasta, goat cheese and lemon zest for a super simple pasta recipe. Cooking the asparagus in the same pot with the pasta puts it into my “3 in 3” category: 3 ingredients in 3 minutes.  This recipe is also a great example of […]

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Cover RR Every Day Smaller

Rachael Ray Says Yay!

“Delicious noodles that just happen to be gluten free? Now that’s Amore!” Al Dente Gluten Free Pasta gets the thumbs up in the January 2016 issue of Every Day with Rachael Ray! It  wasn’t easy figuring out how to make gluten free pasta that met all of our criteria. First of all, it had to […]

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Squid Ink and Shrimp

watch us make Squid Ink Pasta for The Food Factory!

Our Squid Ink Fettuccine is a true attention grabber in every way! We LOVED the fact that it caught the eye of the Food Factory producers from Toronto and, of course, jumped at the chance to have them come to our pasta factory and document how we actually make Al Dente Pasta. So, for all […]

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Monique, Nanette and Al Dente's awesome pasta makers!

behind the scenes at al dente

Our hardworking employees rolling out and cutting Spinach Fettuccine pasta! Packaging up Al Dente’s Spinach Fettuccine!   Have you ever wondered all that happens behind the scenes to make Al Dente’s artisanal pasta? We are excited to share a glimpse into our factory and the people behind our small batch crafted pasta! We are proud […]

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Al Dente Featured in Business in Focus

Business in Focus

We had a blast working with a great Canadian publication this past summer who were interested in writing an article about us.  They really captured the history and evolution of of Al Dente Pasta Company. Hope you enjoy it!

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Al Dente Carba-Nada Egg Fettuccine

Carba-Nada Store Locator

Here is an “incomplete list” of stores which carry our Carba-Nada Pasta.  Unfortunately, it is hard for us to have an up-to-date list when it is often distributors who supply our retailers and we often don’t know the stores they deliver to. That’s why we appreciate it if you email us at to report […]

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Al Dente Gluten Free Pasta

introducing our new gluten free pasta!

Free of Gluten, Full of Flavor! Let me tell you. It’s not easy to make Gluten Free Pasta! Especially since we have very high standards and we are adamant about not putting our name on a product that did not meet all of our criteria. But finally, after 2 years of experimenting, look what we […]

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Bonachia Stores

AL AK AZ Rigatony’s Italian Restaurant, Tempe, AZ 85284 AR CA Orchard Nutrition Center, Redding, CA, 96001 CO CT DE FL Baily’s Produce, 4301 N. Davis Highway, Pensacola, FL, 32503 Northwest Seafood, Gainesville, FL 32605 GA Strippaggio, Atlanta, GA, 30329 HI ID IL IN Purple Co-op, South Bend, IN, 46624, IA KS KY LA ME MD Williams […]

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