It’s been a mild prelude to winter here, but this weekend the weather finally got cold and even gave us a dusting of snow. This has activated my soup gene, which often lies dormant for months at a time. When I thought about making a soup, I decided there were three things I wanted: meatballs,… Read More Meatball Soup with Cannellini Beans
I’ve covered making fresh pasta and marinara sauce, and lasagna is a great example of pairing them together. Pasta for lasagna is probably the easiest to make since you just slice the dough into long sheets or squares. Marinara sauce marries with cheese to make the glue that holds lasagna together. There are many different… Read More Whip Up Some Lasagna
You may not like this recipe. What did he say? Is he crazy? Well, maybe a bit. Let me explain.
Like many foods, a lot of people think that making pasta is beyond their capabilities. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Certainly there is some effort involved, but it’s nothing that you can’t handle!
A subject I’ll talk about a lot is making things from scratch that we usually just buy pre-made. I believe there is a lot of benefit in cooking these things yourself. Besides the knowledge you gain from making them, you also gain self-confidence in your ability to cook other things. I hope that some of… Read More Hey! It’s Pasta Week!