Category : Pasta

Pasta with Walnut and Ricotta Cheese Sauce

Pasta with Walnut and Ricotta Cheese Sauce

So I’m trucking along on my October 1976 Gourmet magazine project, and hit the walnut page. Eight of the 74 total recipes in the magazine are walnut related (there are a couple of hors d’ oeuvres that practically scream 1976) so I stocked up on walnuts and decided to make the first one: Pasta with […]

Hand Made Pasta

Hand Made Pasta

One of the first forays into expanding my cooking horizons last year was making ravioli. Nothing as ambitious as the St. Louis toasted ravioli, just a simple beef ravioli. I spent (what seemed like) a very long time trying to make the dough the right consistency, then once I’d done that (sorta) I spent an […]

Chicken Lo Mein

Chicken Lo Mein

I love noodles. Specifically I love lo mein, chow mein, chow fun, mei fun, you name it. I like non-Asian style noodles too, but I can really dig Chinese take-out noodles like nobody’s business. Often when I get the hankering for noodles of this type I end up not being able to scratch that particular […]

Fifty Percent Whole Wheat Pasta

Fifty Percent Whole Wheat Pasta

A few years ago, Dr. Fiance wanted to make her own pasta, so for her birthday or maybe Christmas I bought her a pasta maker. I’m fairly certain we made pasta maybe once with the machine and then put it back into the box, put the box under or behind some other box and didn’t […]

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