So excited to make fresh pasta tonight

Jump to Last Post 1-16 of 16 discussions (22 posts)
  1. Paul Edmondson profile imageSTAFF
    Paul Edmondsonposted 7 years ago

    http://s3.hubimg.com/u/5194366_f248.jpg
    I borrowed my dads kitchenaid pasta attachment to make fresh pasta tonight. Anyone have a good recipe or tips to help with my first time?

    1. sassyk73 profile image73
      sassyk73posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I wish I did....I need to get one of those. My hubby loves pasta. Let me know how it turns out. There are many cooks on hubpages that will help you out smile

    2. Marina Lazarevic profile image88
      Marina Lazarevicposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I have an awesome pasta cookbook at home that I will bring for you on Monday! I've never made my own pasta but it is one of my favorite things to eat. Maybe you will find a recipe you like!

  2. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image98
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 7 years ago

    You are actually making the pasta itself????

    Hey, that's awesome!  I hope that turns out well for you - but I'd be clueless myself.

    I know for certain that I love making pasta dishes.  I'm finding that there are unlimited choices for nuance so far as pasta dishes are concerned.

    The finer things in life, like food, something good to read, music, and conversation - that's where the good stuff is at!

  3. profile image0
    Emile Rposted 7 years ago

    I'm jealous. I'm too cheap to buy a fresh pasta maker, but I've always wanted one. Hope yours turns out wonderfully.

  4. Cardisa profile image91
    Cardisaposted 7 years ago

    Paul you are just showing off, trying to make every one jealous.

    Can I come over for dinner?

  5. Jason Menayan profile image60
    Jason Menayanposted 7 years ago

    K9KeyStrokes has a terrific Hub with recipes, directions, and pictures.

  6. Paul Edmondson profile imageSTAFF
    Paul Edmondsonposted 7 years ago

    I just talked with my brother.  He's made it a few times and says it's a little tricky.  I sure hope it turns out!  Looking for an easy recipe to use in the kitchenaid.  The cutter and roller attachments are pretty cool.  I'm wondering if I need something to hang the pasta on to let it dry, or is that optional?

  7. eatlikenoone profile image65
    eatlikenooneposted 7 years ago

    I am hope to get one of those attachments for my mixer someday when I have the money.

    Hope it works out for you.

  8. charlesspock profile image85
    charlesspockposted 7 years ago

    Oh those kitchen aid pasta machines are fantastic, so much easier than the traditional hand crank. It was a very happy day when that arrived at the restaurant!

    When I make pasta I hang it on one of those drying racks for clothes, the ones that unfold like an acordian. The spacing between the rods is perfect length for pasta. I hang it so the pasta just reaches the next rod below then just snip the top with scissors when it is dry, and put it on a tray or in a tub. 

    You can cook it fresh, but if you hang it and dry it the pasta can be stored in the freezer (in a container / ziploc bag) for later. Fresh pasta also takes only about 2-3min to cook to done, have fun making pasta is so much fun!

  9. Paul Edmondson profile imageSTAFF
    Paul Edmondsonposted 7 years ago

    It was awesome. I made an Alfredo sauce to go with it. A new hub is coming:)

  10. rebekahELLE profile image86
    rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago

    nice! You sound like you're quite the chef. Yum, love fresh pasta!

    Did you get your slow cooked BBQ for Fathers Day?

  11. Paul Edmondson profile imageSTAFF
    Paul Edmondsonposted 7 years ago

    The fresh pasta was awesome.  I served it with an alfredo sauce.

    1. profile image0
      klarawieckposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      So, what do you do? Do you buy the pasta sheets in the supermarket and use the cutter to make the different pasta shapes? Is that what it does?
      Paul, no fair... you should have invited me over. I'm a great cook, you know? hmm

  12. Paul Edmondson profile imageSTAFF
    Paul Edmondsonposted 7 years ago

    You make the dough in the mixer and then roll it and cut it with the kitchenaid attachments.

    1. profile image0
      klarawieckposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      That adds two more steps to the process. Seems like it's easier to buy the pasta already done. Although I can't find the tagliatelle in the supermarket and I have to settle for whatever they have available. hmm Do you have to buy separate blades for each type of pasta?

  13. Paul Edmondson profile imageSTAFF
    Paul Edmondsonposted 7 years ago

    It's definitely easier to buy in the store:). The cutting attachments include one for linguini and one for spaghetti.

    1. charlesspock profile image85
      charlesspockposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Making pasta is soulful and joy filled cooking of the most ancient origins. Getting to experience the textures and transformation of the dough into a great tasting dish is perhaps the best part. Plus, it gets easier and faster each time you make it.

  14. yogiwan profile image47
    yogiwanposted 7 years ago

    Great idea Paul. Try using Semolina flour, it's still traditionally best, plus it allows your dough to be formed into a large variety of shapes, so gonna be more fun and enjoyable, goodluck!

  15. Paul Edmondson profile imageSTAFF
    Paul Edmondsonposted 7 years ago

    I saw several recipes with Semolina flour, although I went with a recipe that used all purpose flour.  I had to improvise a bit, so I was pleased the noodles turned out!

    1. eatlikenoone profile image65
      eatlikenooneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Glad it worked out. Try doing it with semolina sometime. I think it adds more flavor.

  16. cardelean profile image91
    cardeleanposted 7 years ago

    Yummy!  My sister makes homemade ravioli and she usually makes it for all of us during the holidays.  My mother in law makes homemade noodles for her chicken noodle soup.  Noodle making is on my list of things to learn how to do.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)