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Old 02-05-2004, 09:19 AM   #1
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Home made pasta: how to preserve it

Hi all,
I will appreciate any information regarding preserving of home made pasta (fettuchini / spaghetti).

I love making home made pasta, and have often been asked by friends to make extra for them to take home. How do I make sure it doesn't go bad?



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Old 02-05-2004, 10:32 AM   #2
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Hi sashmit,

I'm not sure how to preserve it myself so hopefully someone will come along that does. Sorry :?

But, welcome to the site and check back for an answer.


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Old 02-05-2004, 07:02 PM   #3
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When I was making home made pasta ( I broke 2 pasta machines already so gave up) :oops:
Anyways, The recipe made more then we could eat at one time so I would freeze the pasta in a ziplock freezer bag. When it came time to use it, I would take it out of the freezer and put it right into the boiling water, don't thaw it first.

This worked best for me.
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Old 02-05-2004, 07:50 PM   #4
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And, of course, there is drying the pasta.
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Old 02-07-2004, 03:49 AM   #5
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thanks for the replies.
Bubba: how long do you think dried egg pasta will keep and do I just leave it to dry or there is a special way?
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