lasagna 2002: the real thing

the master cook (gabriella) and the smiler (ani)

gabriella and ani

closeup of the pans

closeup of pans

nearly transparent lasagna noodles

almost transparent noodles

mother and daughter (rita and gabriella)

rita and gabriella

Later we tried to put some of our experience into action. We use an electric motor to drive the noodle machine. Note the clunky transformer in the background in the next photo, necessary to run the Italian pasta motor.

You can see the before and after noodles below:

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Then we figured out how to boil the noodles three at a time and remove them from the (ouch) scalding water.

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A few years later... we do a big 12x18 pan 13 layer version

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bob finally figures out to do with one of those junk mail AOL CD packages. A loose fit for the pasta roller model motor holder gets tightened up.

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getting ready for assembly  next

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the bolognese and bechamal sauce spreading step.

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you can almost count the layers

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the guests were happy, still anticipating the main course while doing the mushroom soup appetizer...

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the photo journey continues...

lasagna.htm: 8-dec-2008 [what, ME cook? 1984 dr bob enterprises]