Long/short pasta. Penne / fettuccine:Put in the large bowl ¾ water to boil. Add a pinch of salt and tablespoon of olive oil. When water is boiling add pasta even if frozen. Stir once of twice and let the pasta come to boil, about 3-4 minutes to get it " Al Dente". Drain and mix it with your favorite sauce and cheese if you like.Ravioli:from the freezer ravioli can go straight to the boiling water, if refrigerated - 4-5 minutes in the boiling water is needed for them to be "Al dente", 5-6 min to be soft.Cannelloni/ lasagna:Should be prepared in the oven set up at 350 degrees for about 20-25 min. The proper way to cook cannelloni or heat up lasagna is in an ovenable container and should be covered with sauce and some cheese on top.Gnocchi:from the freezer straight to the boiling water 3-5 min or until you see white foam forming on the top of your pot.