By Jamie Leach
American chop suey is a savory combination of baked pasta, ground beef, and tomato sauce.
He added more butter and cheese to the original recipe for pasta al doppio burro, and created a hearty triple butter sauce in the process.
Pasta primavera is a dish combining pasta and lightly cooked vegetables along with some fresh herbs and spices.
Despite the name, toasted ravioli are deep-fried, not toasted, making it yet another example of a misnomer.
Penne alla vodka is a popular meal consisting of penne pasta, heavy cream, tomato sauce, and vodka, imparting a unique taste to the whole dish.
Spaghetti were also one of the only Italian ingredients available in stores, so the thin, long pasta also became more popular in the homes of newly arrived immigrants.