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Pasta should be cooked ‘al dente’, which means ‘to the tooth’.
Fresh pasta takes longer to cook than dry pasta.
When making pasta dough, knead only until the ingredients come together (~30 seconds).
When rolling out pasta dough, begin with the machine on the narrowest setting.
Types of pasta can be put into 6 main categories: Strings, ribbons, tubes, shapes, filled and micropasta.
Identify the benefit of adding salt to pasta cooking water.
The water will come to a boil faster
The salt will add flavor to the pasta
There is no benefit
Identify which statement best defines gluten.
Gluten is a type of flour with high amounts of protein.
Gluten is the brain of the dough, and provides knowledge to hold shape, form and information.
Gluten is a type of tube pasta that is usually stuffed with meats and cheeses.
Gluten is the muscle of the dough, and provides strength to hold shape, form and texture.
This nutrient found in pasta provides longer lasting energy due to fiber.
Begin cooking pasta when the water is simmering, then bring to a boil.
How can you prevent pasta from sticking together while cooking?
Cook with lid covered
Use a little water
Stir while cooking
Use cold water
When pasta is finished cooking you drain using what?
You should always rinse pasta when finished cooking it.
What is the best way pasta be cooked?
Marinara sauce is
A light tomato sauce with garlic and basil
The main nutrient in pasta is
The main ingredients in the home made pasta that you made is
butter and flour
flour and water
salt and vinegar
eggs and flour
Macaroni, noodles, fettucine, spaghetti are
types of pasta
types of grains
types of vegetables
cooked in oil
What setting should you ALWAYS start the pasta rollers on?
What attachment do you use to combine ingredients in the stand mixer with?
What should you add to the rollers and dough if it's too sticky?
What should you add to the water when boiling the pasta?
True or false: You should drain grease from ground beef with colander before adding to sauce and pasta.
What should you add to the noodles before placing in ziplock for storage to keep from sticking?