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Homemade chickpea flour pasta

Call me crazy but I wanted to try this. I couldn’t find chickpea flour at my local store so I just bought a 1lb bag of raw chickpeas. I knew I had one of those coffee grinders at home that … Continue reading

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Tri-colored ravioli filled with goat cheese and chives

Ingredients for dough 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 eggs ¼ teaspoon salt 1-2 tablespoons water (as needed) I use my Kitchenaid w/dough hooks and blend until it forms a dough ball. After the dough is formed, separate into three equal … Continue reading

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Windowpane Pasta with Alfredo Sauce

To make my pasta I use King Arthur Perfect Pasta Blend. I’ve tried many recipes and this seems to be the “perfect blend.” All you need is some fresh basil and Italian parsley. When you have one sheet of pasta … Continue reading

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Potato gnocchi with tomato basil sauce

Gnocchi Ingredients 3-4 russet potatoes, about 28-30 oz total 1 cup flour (+) ¾ tablespoon salt 1 egg Extra flour for your prep surface Place potatoes in microwave and cook until soft. You can bake them or boil them with … Continue reading

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Bolognese Sauce

Bolognese sauce (or ragù) is a meat sauce created in Bologna, Italy. This recipe makes a large pot. Enjoy!! Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons butter 1 cup finely grated carrots 1 small sweet onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, … Continue reading

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Pasta Milanese

Pasta Milanese is a St. Joseph’s Day tradition for Sicilians. The Saint Joseph’s Day menu is meat-free because this day falls during the Lenten season. I’ve seen many different versions of this recipe but this one was given to me … Continue reading

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Asparagus/zucchini pasta

This is a great summer vegetable pasta. Delicious! Ingredients 2 small zucchini, sliced in 1/2 inch pieces 10 asparagus spears, sliced in 1 inch pieces 1/2 small onion, chopped finely 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, sliced 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 … Continue reading

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Eggplant Bucatini

No dish could be more authentic or Sicilian than this. Both bucatini and eggplant are synonymous with Sicily, and the use of breadcrumbs is yet another characteristic of Sicilian cuisine. 4+ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 small onion, finely … Continue reading

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Any day is pasta day!

Making pasta is very easy but if you have a manual crank machine like I do, it takes some muscle. Try it some time. You can’t beat the taste of fresh pasta. Pasta dough 4 eggs 2-1/4 cup flour Knead … Continue reading

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