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Pici Pasta

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In the Kitchen / pasta, noodles & rice / Uncategorized

Pici pasta is a favorite of mine. When I see it on a menu, I order it. Pici is in a class of its own. It is fresh and chewy, and incredibly slurpable. Truth be told, I use this dough for my cavatelli as well, because of the chew factor. When I was a kid, my grandparents would arrive on the day summer vacation began, and stay until labor day. Some kids would come back […]

Lemon-Chevre Ravioli

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In the Kitchen / pasta, noodles & rice

I have been making homemade pasta for as long as I can remember. Growing up, as summer arrived, so would my grandparents. Both sets. Heavily ladened with luggage and lessons, my grandparents were old school Italians. The “grandpops” sat on the sun porch playing cards and tending to the vegetable garden planted each year. The “grans” would sit at the kitchen table compiling lists of what would be needed for the evening supper. Pasta was […]


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beef, lamb & pork / In the Kitchen / pasta, noodles & rice

After dinner Mike leaned in real tight and whispered; “you make a great lasagna.” This is delicious, but lasagna it is not. Cannelloni adapted from mario batali fresh pasta sheets–boiled and shocked in ice water For Filling olive oil 1/2 lb ground pork 1/2 lb lean ground beef 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese 1 generous Tablespoon flour 1 cup milk 1 egg–lightly beaten pinch freshly grated nutmeg salt and pepper to taste Glug enough olive […]