Friday, February 27, 2009

making spaghetti 2



get the whole family involved! After rolling, put through the cutter roll to make spaghetti...



Roll and cut some more:



See how long you can make the spaghetti!



It helps if everyone wears their newly tie-dyed shirts while doing this process too! (I should have done some shirts for Cary...will have to get some more paint!)

After making the spaghetti, we let it dry by hanging it over the clothes drying rack. It was dry in about an hour. Boiled a large pot of water, added a little salt and oil and cooked the spaghetti for about 3 minutes. Served it up with a little organic pasta sauce and a huge salad. Soooo Good! So easy! What we made fed us all with enough leftover for another meal.

3 comments:

TheOrganicSister said...

I was just looking into this! How did you store the leftover pasta - cooked, uncooked? Looks like fun. :)

~Tara

Rachel said...

That's awesome! That's something I've wanted to get in the habit of doing.

Annette said...

Oh yeah, it was so easy and fun and everyone wanted to be involved!

According to the booklet that came with the machine: "Fresh pasta will keep 1-2 weeks if stored in a cool, dry place." It was a bit tricky to get off the drying rack without it breaking. Having a tea towel under some of it helped. I think we might try hanging it over a single rung next time rather than draping it across.

I'm going to look into doing different pastas too - red, green and maybe even chocolate. Never had that, might be nice with a blob of ice cream. Got to find a good vegan recipe too.