When we lived in Minnesota I made pasta almost every weekend in the winter.
I had an extruder for the round and tubular shapes, and used my trusty Pasta Queen for the flat shapes.
I worked 70 – 80 hours a week but I had time to make pasta.
Now I’m retired and don’t have time to make pasta.
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One can become a member of Mensa by passing a test.
One can do this at almost any age, and, once a member, one stays a member for the rest of one’s life (providing dues are current, naturally).
There is no provision for re-testing.
Some think there should be.
Some are just grateful there isn’t.
I have always been of … Continue reading.....
Making gnocchi is easy, if time-consuming, but doesn’t require any special equipment.
Making pasta is easy – if you have some special equipment.
Of course it’s really easy if you have the fancy equipment where you put the flour and water in on one side and the pasta comes out, finished, on the other.
I don’t have that.
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