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Ravioli – Round #2

I wanted to try out two new things today with this batch. First was my brand new Ravioli Press by Norpro. I picked this little gem up at really specialty shop in Cartytown called “The Compleat Gourmet” Second was Semolina!! I found Semolina much more readily available in my area than the holy grail of… Continue reading Ravioli – Round #2

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Ravioli… molto buono!

Up next on my pasta journey….  Ravioli! Again as in my previous posts, I used the Basic Pasta Dough Recipe a truly versatile dough to use as a staple. **Remember to flour the pasta sheets as necessary to prevent sticking and tearing. For the Filling: 1/4 lbs. Ground Italian Sausage (browned and drained) 2 tbsp… Continue reading Ravioli… molto buono!

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First attempt at homemade pasta

Here goes something… My very first attempt making homemade whole wheat pasta or pasta of any kind for that matter! Basic Pasta Dough: 1 egg, beaten 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons water In a medium sized bowl, combine flour and salt. Make a well in the flour, add the slightly beaten… Continue reading First attempt at homemade pasta

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Creamy Shrimp & Asparagus Pasta

Quick and easy weekday pasta.  I needed to make a fast and tasty meal and the remaining asparagus from last week’s trip to the farmer’s market was calling my name.  Throw in some fresh shrimp, bow-tie pasta and Philly’s Savory Garlic Cooking Cream and I’ve got a happy hubby. What you’ll need: 1/2 pound fresh… Continue reading Creamy Shrimp & Asparagus Pasta