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« on: October 09, 2010 07:24:42 PM »

I got a pasta machine for my birthday, and, let me tell you, fresh pasta is a whole new world compared to the packaged store bought kind. On a side note, we actually eat a lot less pasta now, as we're aiming to only eat it if we've made it, and a lot of the pasta types are a bit more time consuming than dumping a bag of pasta into a pot of water.... not lasagna though! Definitiely the easiest noodle to roll out. So, we made a lasagna feast of epic proportions: homemade lasagna, roasted red peppers and zucchini (from our garden), a greens layer (also from the garden) with roasted corn as well, the obligatory "enough cheese to sink a battleship" - ricotta, parmesan, and mozza, homemade tomato sauce, cilantro and pepita pesto, as well as homemade garlic bread, homemade caesar and shrimp salad, tetra pak wine (sooo fancy) and some tasty treats for desert. It was probably one of the best meals I've ever had, in my life. Enjoy the pictures that are probably as over-the-top as the meal was!

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« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2010 10:47:55 AM »

oooh, i'm very jealous! fresh pasta tastes sooo much better than dried ones. have fun exploring different pastas to make! the machine must make everything so much easier.
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« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2010 10:16:10 PM »

I need a pasta machine in my life. So jealous! And the lasagna looks delicious!
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« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2010 05:02:58 AM »

that looks fantastic, and I'm sure it tasted that way too.
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« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2011 06:44:31 PM »

OMG that sounds so good..i'm not a corn fan (Just me), but everything sounds so delish ...mmm..
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« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2011 11:06:28 AM »

Homemade pasta in your lasagna makes it infinitely better, that's just good math!

Looks soooo tasty.
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