Tag Archives: Dough

Apple, cabbage and cheddar perogies

Since my Imperia pasta roller has been taking up its position of esteem in my kitchen, I’ve been having all kinds of ideas for things made out of…well, pasta dough. First, I made ravioli… Advertisements

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Crusty italian bread

White bread is my kryptonite. No, not that horrible mass-produced rectangular atrocity you’re thinking of. Freshly baked artisan baguette, smeared with navy bean puree. Or a floury, robust portugese bun topped with some spiced gouda. Or a crusty-on-the-outside-chewy-on-the-inside loaf of italian bread, dipped in olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Those are the breads I love, […]

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Adventures in pasta-making: Sweet sausage ravioli with tomato sauce

I received a cryptic message from my Aunt Sandy just before Christmas. “I’ve gotten you something,” she wrote, “It’s not a Christmas present, the timing is just coincidental. All I’m telling you is: it’s shiny, and it’s for your kitchen.” When I arrived for Christmas dinner, I could barely contain my excitement when I opened […]

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Margherita Pizza

Any Soph n’ Stuff reader worth their sea salt will nod in amusement at my obsession with pizza. Pizza of any kind. The best, however, is home-made pizza. Having said that, however, I admit that I have not been to Naples, so my definition of “best” can be limited to my own experience. I am […]

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Sunday Morning Cinnamon Bread

I am making a concerted effort to bake more. I don’t exactly like eating baked goods so much, but I really,  really enjoy the process of baking. There’s just something about mixing the ingredients together slowly, at a relaxed pace, and watching science do it’s work. I just love kneading bread dough. It’s so smooth, […]

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