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Making Pasta From Scratch

Making Pasta From Scratch

There are dozens of types or dried pastas available, in a bunch of different flavors and colors, in fact the grocery store has devoted a whole aisle just to pasta, so why bother making your own anymore.  Store bought pasta is the epitome of convenience, it stores forever and takes less than a half an hour to put a meal on the table.  Why would anyone go through the trouble of making pasta from scratch?  For a bunch of reasons and here are some of them.

The Ingredients

One of the biggest reasons to make your own pasta is because you know what is in it.  There are no preservatives or chemicals like you would find in store bought pastas, even the “fresh” pastas can have preservatives...