It was another lazy Sunday and I was feeling antsy not having any plans for dinner. Mark suggested pasta bolognese, something I’ve made many times before. I did some research in my Gourmet Today cookbook, and found this awesome recipe for lasagna with bolognese sauce and fresh pasta sheets.

Making fresh pasta is definitely time consuming, and may seem a daunting task at first, but you do end up with a lot of pasta who can be kept frozen for weeks. The pasta sheet recipe is adapted from one of Mario Batali’s, and although I halved the recipe, I still ended up with enough to make two meals out of it for one week with still more left over in the freezer. Fresh pasta cooks fast, even frozen, so in effect you are saving cooking time in advance if you take a few hours to make fresh pasta. Read the rest of this entry »