Photo Friday

My son started school this week and last week we ticked off one more summer bucket list item:  make pasta from scratch.  Turns out it is harder and more time consuming to make pasta than we imagined.  So here are pictures of what a real person’s kitchen looks like while making pasta.  (As opposed to say a food blogger who would have glorious photos with nary a stray pile of flour.)

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Pasta dough rolled out and waiting to be cut.  Notice how it is nowhere near a rectangular shape?  Apparently I can only roll out round.

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The big picture.

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I found a tip on-line that said you can turn all those uneven edge bits into pasta for soup. Done!

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Stacks of drying pasta in my momentarily Italian kitchen!

My son ate the bowtie pasta for dinner and we froze the rest. I have a feeling this will be my one and only pasta bucket list item.

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