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  • What is the best way to make fresh pasta?

  • First of all I have been making fresh pasta for about a year. I have had wonderful success with flour, eggs and salt. That is it. That is the recipe for pasta. FLOUR EGGS AND A PINCH OF SALT. Everyone who critized this recipe needs to relax and read ALL of the directions. Fresh pasta is one of the easiest things to make.

  • How to make homemade pasta dough?

  • To make the dough by hand, mound the flour in a bowl or better yet on a flat, non-porous surface 鈥?your counter or tabletop work great. Add a pinch of salt to the flour. Without it, the pasta will taste flat.

  • How do you make a 1 1/2 pound pasta?

  • This recipe makes 1 1/2 pounds pasta. Heap the flour, and make a well in it. Break the eggs into the well. Beat eggs with a fork. Stir into the flour from the bottom of the well with the fork until the dough in the center is smooth or shiny.

  • Do you Cook Pasta with olive oil or water first?

  • Reserve 1 cup of the pasta cooking water before draining. When the pasta is nearly done (about 5 minutes into cooking it), heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and crushed red pepper flakes, and cook, stirring until fragrant, about 30 seconds.