February 2006

Greek Pasta Recipe

by katerina on February 28, 2006

A walk down memory lane of a wonderful week spent on a Greek island. Zucchini, Tomatoes and lots of feta make this a comforting weeknight pasta recipe.

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Homemade Bagels!

27.02.2006Uncategorized
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Tried this recipe for bagels. It was great! You should try it. My only tip is to put a tea towel on the counter to drain the bagels on before putting them back on the cookie sheet. Thanks bunnyfoot! I used roasted flax seed as my garnish. Totally fantastic. I think flaxseed bagels should be […]

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Newbies Pasta Making Tips

27.02.2006How-to

[print_this]Making the Dough -If you stick your finger in the dough and it comes out clean and dry thats good – if it is sticky or wet you need to work in more flour. Rolling the Dough -Dust and pat with flour continuously. -Sprinkle rollers with flour. -Fold in thirds when kneading through the lowest […]

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Pasta Attempt #2 – Marcella's approach

27.02.2006Pasta

Saturday Night I read through my copy of Marcella Hazan’s Marcella’s Italian Kitchen. I focused specifically on the homemade pasta section. She had several tips and really straight forward advice for things I hadn’t done well when I made it with a mixer so I tried again with a small batch (just enough for dinner) […]

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Pasta Attempt #1 – Basic Egg Pasta w/ Mixer

27.02.2006Pasta
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After buying the rollers, which came with spaghetti and fettuccine cutters, on Friday I was all set to make pasta on Saturday. I had read several tips and felt prepared. I started with the Basic Egg Pasta recipe that came in the instruction booklet. Basic Egg Noodle Recipe: 4 large eggs 1 tablespoon water 3 […]

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Buying a Pasta Maker Attachment for a Kitchen Aid

27.02.2006Uncategorized

Having had such fun making perogies last week I thought I would try and do something equally enterprising and make pasta. I bought a kitchen aid stand mixer 6 months ago and so knowing I could get pasta attachments I did a bit of research. There seemed to be two ways to go – pasta […]

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Tomato Soup Recipe

25.02.2006Soup
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An easy tomato soup recipe to comfort you on a rainy day, can usually be made with ingredients already in your cupboard!

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Rachel Ray Rocks!

24.02.2006Uncategorized

Please forgive the aliteration.Seriously though, I had always written her off cause she is a little annoying and names her recipes silly things – but I actually cooked one recently and let me tell you it was fantastic and super easy.I made the walnut spinach pesto, and it was like a 10 minute meal and […]

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First post

24.02.2006Uncategorized

First posts are always really dull. So keeping that tradition going I will at least try to keep this one short.

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