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Old 12-26-2011, 08:47 AM   #1
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ISO advice/tips using pasta sheet roller

Just got the pasta sheet roller attachment for my Kitchen Aid for Christmas. Any helpful tips I should know before I use it? Thanks.

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Old 12-26-2011, 11:12 AM   #2
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I don't have a KitchenAid attachment, but I've owned an Atlas-Marcato (Italian) one for years and love it.

My only recommendation is to go slow. Don't rush the dough and begin at the lowest setting and run the dough through each level several times, folding the dough over itself on the passes.

The best thing to do is to experiment. You'll get the hang of it and discover how it works.

Have fun. Homemade pasta is soooo good. Wait until you make your own spinach pasta. Yum!
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Old 12-27-2011, 02:53 PM   #3
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Thanks for the tips- what sauce/topping do you put on spinach pasta?
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Old 12-27-2011, 02:57 PM   #4
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Give your pasta dough plenty of rest time before running it through the machine.
It gets tired after all that kneading.

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Thanks for the tips- what sauce/topping do you put on spinach pasta?
As far as I'm concerned, it really doesn't matter. I use it in place of any other plain pasta.
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My advice is the same that I'd give to someone using an old roller washing machine. Don't get your fingers caught in the rollers.

Other than that, I use a rolling pin and floured work table.

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