Lee & Lou Cook: Homemade Pasta

By Lee & Lou Havlicek.
Lee & Lou Cook.

 

It’s tough to beat the level of perfection and satisfaction achieved by a simple, well-made bowl of pasta. Really tough.

 

Homemade Pasta with broccoli rabe pesto

Hug-in-a-bowl

 

The two of us would say it’s pretty damn near impossible. (And apparently, Italy agrees—not shockingly—given the fact that this exists:http://www.museodellapasta.it/

And while it’s difficult to improve when it comes to the noodle, if you’ve ever had homemade pasta, you’ll know that it’s something else altogether: delicate and uniquely incredible with a texture and flavor all its own—perfectly imperfect in all the little variations that come courtesy of handmaking.

 

Homemade Pasta

 

Homemade Pasta

Sheets of fresh homemade pasta

 

A good bowl of pasta is as close to a hug-in-a-bowl as you can get. It’s filled with big family Sunday dinners and small suppers made no less carefully—the perfect backdrop for whatever fresh things find their way to our table during one season or another, an easy meal that always feels prepared and purposeful.

But if it’s homemade pasta? That’s as good as love…

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