Food editor Kristen Eppich shares step-by-step instructions on how to master fresh pasta at home.
When you woke up this morning, I bet you didn’t think you could make homemade pasta at all — never mind for tonight’s dinner. Well, with only a few ingredients (that are probably already in your pantry) and about 30 minutes of prep, you can. It’s darn delicious, and more delicate in texture and flavor than dried pasta, even without a complicated sauce. For me, homemade pasta + butter + Parmesan + pepper = heaven. Use my simple, go-to recipe and follow the instructions below to make your own fresh pasta for dinner tonight. Plus, click through for four delicious topping ideas!