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Pasta Dough Recipes
Pasta Fresca is fresh, homemade pasta.
Our recipes include pasta dough made with
eggs, plain dough made simply with flour and
water, pasta doughs made with whole wheat
and semolina flour, and also doughs flavored
with vegetables, seafood, and herbs.

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Pasta Sauce Recipes
From a simple marinara sauce to special
Italian pasta sauces such as Puttanesca,
Carbonara, and Bolognese ...we have an
extensive collection of sauce recipes to
choose from.

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HOW TO MAKE RAVIOLI WITH A RAVIOLI MOLD
There are many methods for forming and cutting ravioli. But using a ravioli mold is our favorite method.

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Baked Pasta Recipes
Anellini al Forno - Sicilian Baked Pasta
Baked Pasta with Eggplant and Olives
Baked Pasta with Hard Boiled Eggs
Artisan Pasta
Place completed cavatelli on floured baking sheets before cooking
Homemade Garganelli
Cavatelli
Corzetti or Croxetti
Garganelli
Cavatelli dough is rolled out
into long ropes that are cut
into bite-sized pieces. Each
piece is then flattened by
thumb and rolled to form the
curved, hotdog bun-shaped
pasta.

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Croxetti  (also called
corzetti) are small, thin coin-
shaped disks of embossed
pasta that are about 2
inches in diameter.

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Garganelli are a hand-rolled
tubular pasta that are
formed by rolling a small
square of dough on a small
ridged wooden board called
a pettine (comb) with a
miniature rolling pin.

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Pasta Dough with Parsley Embedded
How to Make Striped Pasta
How to Make Pasta with Herbs Embedded
Maccheroni alla Chitarra
Striped pasta looks very
attractive.  The red and
green pasta is especially
nice for Christmas but you
can choose any color
combination that
you like.

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Adding fresh herbs to
pasta dough is a wonderful
way to add flavor and it
also creates a beautiful-
looking pasta.

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A chitarra has a wood frame
with fine metal strings
stretched over it.  Pasta
dough is rolled over it and the
strings cut the pasta into
maccheroni all chitarra. 

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Pasta Roses - Rosette di Pasta
Trofie with Pesto Sauce
Casoncelli: A traditional pasta from Lombardy
Pasta Roses
Casoncelli
Trofie
Pasta Roses is a unique
pasta dish from the Emilia-
Romagna region of Italy. 
Strips of pasta are wrapped
around prosciutto and asiago
cheese and baked.

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Casoncelli are made with
fresh pasta dough that
envelopes a slightly sweet
meat filling and are typically
served with melted butter
flavored with pancetta and
sage leaves.

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Trofie is a pasta from the
region of Liguria. Small
pieces of dough are twisted
between the palms of your
hands to look like spirals
with pointed ends.

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Anellini al Forno
Sicilian Baked Pasta
A classic dish from Sicily
that combines anellini pasta
in a meat ragu with peas,
cubes of scamorza cheese,
and topped with a bread
crumb mixture.

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Baked Pasta
with Hard Boiled Eggs
Many Italians in the
southern regions of Italy
and Sicily add hard boiled
eggs to their pasta.  The
eggs add another layer of
taste to the dish.

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Baked Pasta with Eggplant and Olives
This oven baked pasta, or
pasta al forno, combines
some of the favorite flavors of
southern Italy, eggplant and
olives.

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Baked Ziti
Chicken Stuffed Shells
Lasagna Rollatini
Chicken Stuffed Shells
Baked Ziti
Lasagna Rollatini
Pasta shells stuffed with
chicken are nice for a family
dinner or a buffet.   The dish
can be put together ahead of
time and baked just before
serving.

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Baked ziti is a quick and
easy dish to make for a
weeknight dinner but it is
also a versatile dish that
can be included in a buffet
for a special occasion.

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In this recipe, both
b├ęchamel and tomato
sauce are layered with a
creamy ricotta cheese
and spinach filling rolled in
pasta. 

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Pasta Rustica
Pasta Rustica  -  Pasta with Sausage and Four Cheeses
A wonderful Italian pasta dish - Stuffed shells with Sausage, Spinach, and Ricotta
Stuffed Shells with Sausage, Spinach,and Ricotta
A hearty, home-style baked
pasta dish with crumbled
Italian sausage. You can
substitute ground beef,
turkey, or chicken for the
sausage.

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A delicious dish that can be
made ahead of time for a
week night family dinner,
when you're expecting
guests, or for a holiday or
special occasion buffet.

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Gnocchi Recipes
Potato Gnocchi
Sweet Potato Gnocchi
Roman Baked Semolina Gnocchi
Gnocchi Stuffed with Sausage
Gnocchi with Mortadella, Ricotta, andSpinach
Butternut Sqash Gnocchi
The essential characteristics
of gnocchi are that are light
and fluffy, whether they are
made of potatoes, ricotta,
semolina flour or bread and
spinach, as in the recipes
that are included here.

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Gnocchi
Sweet Potato Gnocchi
You can also use pumpkin puree or roasted butternut squash in place of the sweet potatoes.

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Roman Baked Semolina Gnocchi
Roman-style gnocchi are
made with semolina flour
instead of potatoes or ricotta;
the dough is cut into disks,
layered in a dish,and baked.

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Gnocchi Stuffed with Sausage
Gnocchi are made throughout
Italy but the stuffed version is
made mainly in the Piedmont
region.

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Gnocchi with Mortadella, Ricotta, and Spinach
Gnudi di ricotta is another name for these dumplings from the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy.

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Butternut Squash and Mascarpone Gnocchi
These gnocchi have a crisp
golden exterior and a creamy
and delicious interior of naturally
sweet butternut squash and
mascarpone cheese.

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PASTA
E FAGIOLI
(pah-STAH 
eh fah-J'YOH-lee)
"Pasta and Beans" is
a hearty pasta and
bean soup or stew,
usually containing
olive oil, garlic,and
aromatic vegetables. 
Although it is a
specialty of the
Veneto,  where it is
called pasta e fasioi,
this dish is made
throughout Italy.

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Orzo Risotto
with Shrimp and Broccolini
Tiny, rice-shaped pasta are cooked risotto-style for a creamy texture with added shrimp and broccolini.

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