I bought a pasta making machine with the drying rack but let it sit in my closet close to a year before actually using it. I had been so eager to buy but so reluctant to use! I finally overcame my fear of failure when I pulled it out of the box and made the decision to try it.
|Add the eggs in the center and beat them with a fork|
|Adding the seasoning|
|Dough is ready!|
After the dough was the consistency that I wanted, all smooth and no lumps, I mashed it together sorta like a meatloaf and wrapped it in cooking paper. I then cut it into slices to get ready to put in the pasta machine.
|wrap in paper for easy cutting and no marks on your table!|
|There is a dial for thickness. I started on 1 and worked up to 3|
|Dry for at least an hour before cooking!|
|Select a good red wine for your meal|
|My Pasta loaded with sauce and ready for dinner paired with a glass of red wine!!|
I used my favorite brand of flour:
I also picked a wine from my selection bought from www.nakedwines.com: Arbor Crest - Cabernet Sauvignon!