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Stained Glass Pasta

I have another exciting recipe to share for home made pasta. This was given to me by the lovely Ruth Daniels of Once Upon a Feast and Presto Pasta Nights (of which I will participate in this week). Ruth was so sweet and emailed back and forth with me so many times when I hounded […]

Pasta Salad with Chicken Raisins and Almonds

adapted from Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food July/August 2009 one 8oz box short pasta 2 1/2 cups cooked shredded chicken 1 cup low fat plain yogurt 1/3 cup reduced fat mayo 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup coarsely chopped parsley and cilantro 2 tbsp toasted almonds, coarsely chopped 1. I used the split breast chicken I had […]

Homemade Pasta Recipe & Step by Step Photos- got it right this time!

I think I have the basic pasta recipe down now. The only mistake I made this time was dumping all the flour and eggs in the mixer at the same time. It was too much for the mixer to handle, but came out fine once I kneaded it by hand.I made a double batch using […]

Homemade Pasta

A couple weeks ago in the Presto Pasta Night’s round up, Kitchenetta of Got No Milk made home made pasta. It looks so easy, I was sucked in by the idea and tried to make it myself….. I should have known better…… So I took her recipe:1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour2 large eggs1/2 teaspoon salt3 […]