Video: Lasagne with Fresh Homemade Pasta Dough

When one of my children asked whether making fresh lasagna is worth the effort. I pointed out that cooking up lasagna noodles also takes time and energy. Pre-cooked noodles are quite expensive and don’t have the same texture. If you don’t find rolling out dough a chore, try this easy recipe for gourmet results (unappreciated […]

10 Creative Ideas for Cooking Pasta Frugally

We love pasta around here. But the package directions, and most cookbooks, call for huge amounts of water. Boiling all that water takes time and money. The cookbooks are wrong. Here are ten creative ideas for making pasta frugally. Cook as usual, but use less water. Start with half the amount you usually use. The […]

Passover Egg Noodles

Wednesday is Recipe Day at Cooking Manager.For the next few weeks I’ll be sharing gluten-free, Passover recipes.

Matzah balls are the classic accompaniment for Passover soups, but these gluten-free egg noodles make a tasty alternative. I make a double batch before the holiday and they keep all week long. But they usually get eaten first.

Passover Egg Noodles


  • 4 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 tablespooon potato starch (for gluten-free) or matza cake flour.
  • Dash of salt