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Old 11-07-2012, 03:07 PM   #1
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Homemade pasta w/o pasta machine

I want to make homemade pasta, but I don't have a pasta machine to flatten it. I would love information on how to do this. Thanks so much

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Old 11-07-2012, 03:17 PM   #2
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Hi and welcome to DC :)
You will just need a good sturdy rolling pin and elbow grease!
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:39 PM   #3
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Old 11-07-2012, 06:09 PM   #4
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Welcome to DC! You can make several kinds of pasta without a pasta machine. It is easier with a pasta machine, but if you can roll dough and roll it thin, you don't need a pasta machine.
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Old 11-07-2012, 07:15 PM   #5
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I used to roll mine with a rolling pin before I got my pasta attachment for the Kitchen Aid.
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I used to roll out pasta and cut it into lasagna noodles. I finally decided that it was worth getting a pasta roller. Now I make linguine too. I use whole grain wheat flour, so I find that the spaghetti doesn't work too well.
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:24 PM   #7
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You can make any flat pasta with just a rolling pin - linguine, fettuccine, papardelle, lasagna, ravioli, etc.

All the Italian mothers in Italy have been doing it by hand for centuries. Give it a try.
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