Yesterday I decided to be daring. I did the unthinkable…I…
…decided to attempt at making fresh pasta from scratch. Even more surprising, it was a SUCCESS!
I followed Alton Brown’s recipe for fresh pasta made from 3 cups flour, 2 eggs, 1 tsp. of olive oil, 1 tsp of salt and 3 Tbs. of water.
The prep is incredibly quick and easy. It’s the rolling and cutting (since I don’t have a pasta machine) that is a bit labor intensive, but completely worth it! I wish I had taken some pictures of the process, but I’ll just need to do it again! I’m thinking pumpkin ravioli for next time!
I made fresh tomato sauce and meatballs, as well. I thought the meatballs were bland, but everyone seemed to enjoy them and there is only a half of one left.
Tonight I’m having a girl’s night with my friend, Maeghan, complete with gossip, a fudge brownie or three, and trashy television.
Homemade falafel is on the books for tomorrow. I sure do love having a kitchen. These weeks are flying way too quickly. I need to soak up every last minute!
That’s Toby, protecting his treat.
Until next time!