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Recipe calls for two cups cooked corkscrew pasta

How much uncooked pasta equals 2 cups cooked?

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Generally pasta doubles in size when cooked.

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Is this 10 cups raw or cooked rice?


Hi Jane:
Don't have any info about your question but,
if you start with 10 cups of raw (uncooked) rice you will end up wit a LOT of cooked rice.
I'd suggest that you re-read the instructions for the recipe or whatever it is you're up to.
Hope it's a raisin rice pudding.
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Dec 03, 2015 | Kitchen Appliances - Others

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Need recipe to make pasta


Tips for Optimum Pasta
The dough should be evenly kneaded, and slightly moist to form a soft malleable dough. The dough should have the consistency which is not too dry or too moist.

The dough is too dry if it has a powdery, grainy consistency and breaks into small chunks. Add more liquid (water or vegetable juice) by the teaspoon until it has formed a smooth, malleable dough that is not sticking to the sides or the kneading spiral.

The dough is too moist if large lumps of dough remain stuck to the kneading spiral. Add flour by the teaspoon until it has formed a smooth, malleable dough that does not stick to the sides or the kneading spiral.

If you add a little bit of olive oil to the pasta dough, it will slide better through the outlet openings of the pasta attachments.

For the pasta dough, you can use both normal household flour as well as wholegrain flour, gluten free flour, or flour made from durum wheat semolina. Different types of flours will require a different amount of liquids. Reserve some liquid and add it slowly for best results. Document your process so you can repeat it in the future.

Vegetable juices made, for example, from spinach, carrots or tomatoes are ideal for adding color and nutrients to your pasta.

Sprinkle flour on your pasta directly as it emerges from the outlet opening and place it down separated on a smooth floured surface to dry. This will prevent the pasta from sticking together.

Cooking time for fresh pasta is much shorter than for dried pasta from the supermarket; 2-4 minutes is usually sufficient. Thinner pastas, however, may require an even shorter cooking time. We recommend you check the pasta at regular intervals until the pasta is "al dente".

Fresh pasta can be kept for 1-2 days in the fridge and frozen in the freezer for as long as 6 months. To stop the pasta from sticking, you should lay the pasta out to dry for 1-2 hours before you store it in the fridge or freeze it.

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Pasta recipes

GARLIC PASTA
Add 2 cloves of garlic (crushed or pureed) to the liquid in a full load of pasta. Cook and serve with sauce and cheese.

TWO MINUTE CLAM SAUCE FOR LINGUINE
Pasta: Linguine or Spaghetti
3 Tbsp.
Olive oil
2 Tbsp.
Garlic - finely chopped
1 can
Clams with juice
3 Tbsp.
Oregano
1/2 cup
White wine (optional)
1/2 cup
Prepared pasta sauce (optional)
Fresh ground pepper (to taste)
Crushed red pepper
Saute garlic and clams in olive oil. Add oregano, pepper and crushed red pepper to taste. If desired, add white wine and/or prepared pasta sauce. Pour over pasta, garnish with minced parsley.

FETTUCCINI & CHICKEN
Pasta: Fettuccini (with 2 Tbsp. olive oil or butter)
4 large or 6 small pieces of boned chicken cut in chunks
2 Tbsp.
Garlic - finely chopped
2 Tbsp.
Italian seasoning
2 Tbsp.
Parsley
Olive oil
Salt & pepper
Bake or saute chicken in olive oil with garlic and seasoning until done.
Place chicken on freshly cooked fettuccini and serve hot. For variety,
add sauteed mushrooms and/or bell pepper. Add Parmesan cheese.

HUNGARIAN PAPRIKA PASTA
To a regular full load of pasta add 2 tablespoons of paprika to the liquid
and stir well before adding to the flour as it mixes.

SPINACH FETTUCCINE IN CREAMY DILL SAUCE
Pasta: Fettuccine, Linguine or Rigatoni
Great with any pasta, but this is very tasty with spinach pasta! Make your liquid for the pasta with fresh spinach juice or mix spinach with a small amount of water in a blender and strain before adding to the egg and oil mixture.
1 Tbsp.
Butter
1 tsp.
Garlic - finely chopped
1 cup
Heavy cream
1/4 cup
Parmesan cheese
2 Tbsp.
Fresh dill
1/2 cup
Tomatoes - diced
Salt & pepper to taste
Melt butter with garlic in pan. Add cream, salt, pepper, and Parmesan cheese. Stir until cheese is melted. Reduce heat, add fresh dill and diced tomatoes. Remove from heat and gently pour over pasta.

RUSSIAN BORSCHT P ASTA
Measure 2 cups of flour. To your liquid ingredients add oil plus egg. Use beet juice instead of water and 1 teaspoon ground sour salt. Serve as a side dish with sour cream.

PASTA WITH SUN DRIED TOMATOES & PINE NUTS
Pasta: Spaghetti, Fettuccini or Linguine
1/4 cup
Olive oil
1 clove
Garlic - finely chopped
2 Tbsp.
Italian herbs
1/4 cup
Sun dried tomato - cut tomatoes in 1/8" slices
1/4 cup
Pine nuts
Saute garlic in olive oil, then add herbs. Remove from heat and stir in sun dried tomatoes. Toss lightly with cooked pasta. Top with pine nuts. Serve with Parmesan cheese.

BASIC PASTA WITH FRESH TOMATOES
Pasta: Any of your favorites
6 Tbsp.
Olive oil
2 Tbsp.
Garlic - minced
2 Tbsp.
Basil - fresh, minced
1 cup
Ripe tomatoes - diced
Salt & pepper to taste
Parmesan cheese
Saute garlic. Add basil to hot skillet. Remove from heat and stir in fresh diced tomatoes. Pour lightly over fresh pasta. Serve with Parmesan cheese.

ARTICHOKE & BUTTER PASTA
Use 2 measuring cups of flour. Fill to "Oil+Egg+Liquid" line with: 1 egg, 2 tablespoons melted butter and fill to top of "Oil+Egg+Liquid" line with liquefied (pureed) artichoke hearts (cooked, or cooked and marinated) after straining artichoke juice through sieve. Serve with remaining artichoke hearts.

SOUTHWEST CHILI PASTA
Use 2 cups of bread or semolina flour. For your liquid, use: 1 egg, 2 teaspoons oil, 1 tablespoon chili powder, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon onion powder and fill with tomato juice to top of "Oil+Egg+Liquid" line on your measuring cup.

LEMON PEPPER PASTA & SHRIMP
Pasta: Lemon Pepper Linguine, Spaghetti or Fettuccine
1/4 cup
Olive oil
1 lb.
Fresh shrimp - peeled, deveined and butterflied
2 Tbsp.
Garlic - minced
2 Tbsp.
Oregano
1 Tbsp.
Lemon pepper
1 tsp.
Minced parsley
1 cup
Prepared pasta sauce
2 Tbsp.
White wine (optional)

Jan 07, 2015 | Cook's Essentials CooksEssentials Pasta...

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Where can I find the instructions Manual?


To insure long life and satisfactory performance from your Nordic Ware Rice Cooker, follow these simple guidelines (microwave use only).

1. Before using your Rice Cooker wash it thoroughly by hand in warm soapy water or in the dishwasher (top rack only).
2.Foods with strong colors (particularly red sauces, tomatoes) may stain your cookware.Staining that may occur will not affect the use of the cookware.
(Cooking times may vary due to variations in microwave ovens.Adjust cooking times for best results in your oven.)

To Cook Rice:
1. Remove basket.
2. Pour 1 cup of uncooked rice into the bottom of the basket, rinse rice thoroughly with cold water.
3. Transfer the rinsed rice from the basket to the bottom of the cooker.
4. Add 1 1/2 cups of water and 1 tsp salt (salt is optional).
5. Secure lid and lock clamps. Open vent holes.
6. Microwave on medium setting (50%) for 10 - 12 minutes (white rice) or 18-20 (brown rice).
7. Remove from microwave, close vent holes and let stand with the lid fastened for 4-5 minutes (the steam continues to cook the rice.)
8. Remove rice from the cooker and fluff with a fork.
Yields: 3 cups of cooked rice or 4 to 6 servings.

Cooking Potatoes and Vegetables:
1. Insert Basket.
2.Pour one cup of water plus 1/4 tsp. salt into the bottom of the cooker.
3. Peel vegetables (if desired), cut into evenly sized pieces and place inside basket.
4. Secure lid and lock clamps. Close vent holes.
5. Microwave on high for 3-4 minutes.
6. Remove from microwave and let stand with lid fastened for 3-4 minutes (the steam continues to cook the vegetables.)

Cooking Pasta:
1. Remove basket and lid (lid not used initially for preparing pasta inside the microwave).
2. Pour 2 cups (5 oz.) of uncooked noodles into the bottom of the cooker.
3. Add 2 1/2 cups water.
4. Microwave on high setting 10 minutes, stirring after 5 minutes.
5. Remove from microwave, stir noodles, secure lid and lock clamps. Close vent holes. Let stand for 3-4 minutes.

HELPFUL HINTS TO ENHANCE THE FLAVOR OF ANY MICROWAVE DISH:
1. Use chicken broth instead of water for added flavor.
2. Add a little butter or oil to contents.

Jul 30, 2014 | Nordic Ware Kitchen Appliances - Others

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Can anyone suggest a recipe for homemade pasta?


Here is a recipe from Jamie Oliver's website. http://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/pasta-recipes/a-basic-recipe-for-fresh-egg-pasta

He has some good recipes that are very easy to follow.

Feb 20, 2013 | Cooking

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How much liquid in the liquid measure?


2 EGGS PLUS WATER = 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons (not all recipes in the manual
use eggs, but all do use 2 teaspoons of oil which would be included as part of
the liquid. For recipes using an egg or eggs, put the oil and egg(s) in the
measuring cup then add water to total 3/4 cup)

ALL WATER = 2/3
cup

ALL EGGS = 1 cup

Dec 23, 2012 | NIB Betty Crocker Automatic Pasta Maker...

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Prima pasta maker ppm001 have lost cup


2 EGGS PLUS WATER = 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons (not all recipes in the manual
use eggs, but all do use 2 teaspoons of oil which would be included as part of
the liquid. For recipes using an egg or eggs, put the oil and egg(s) in the
measuring cup then add water to total 3/4 cup)

ALL WATER = 2/3
cup

ALL EGGS = 1 cup

Nov 28, 2012 | Kitchen Appliances - Others

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I lost my instructions for my Pasta Boat and I don't know what power to use or how much water.


For elbow, bowtie, ziti, rotini, and penee

1 serving -1/2cup -water level at #1
2 servings -1 cup -water level at #1
3 servings - 1 1/2cups - water level 2
4 servings - 2 cups - water level at 4
6 servings - 3 cups - water level at 6
8 servings - 4 cups - water level at 8

cook times based on serving size ( serving size - minutes)

1 - 17
2 - 18
3 - 21
4 - 23
6 - 25
8 - 27

Stir macaroni once halfway through cooking for al dente; for softer pasta, cook several minutes longer.

and just because I couldn't find this online no matter how hard I tried:

For spaghetti, linguine, angel hair and fettuccini

1 serving - 1/2 the handle - water level 1
2 servings- 1 full handle - water level 2
3 servings- 1 1/2 handles - water level 3
4 servings- 2 full handles - water level 4
6 servings- 3 full handles - water level 6
8 servings- 4 full handles - water level 8

cook time servings/minutes

spaghetti - 1/13-14, 2/15-16, 3/16-18, 4/18-20, 6/20-22, 8/22
thin pasta-1/12-13, 2/13-14, 3/15-16, 4/17-18, 6/19-20, 8/21
angel hair- 1/11-12, 2/12-13, 3/13-14, 4/14-15, 6/15-16, 8/17

Jan 10, 2011 | Microwave Ovens

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1 cup of uncooked pasta equals how much cooked


Typically the outcome is twice the amount of uncooked rice. So 1 cup of uncooked rice yields 2 cups cooked rice.

Dec 11, 2010 | Town Food Service 57155 55-Cup Rice Cooker

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Pasta boat manual


MicrowavePasta Boat InstructionsFor elbow, bowtie, ziti, rotini, and penne

1 serving -1/2cup -water levelat #1
2 servings -1 cup -water level at #1
3 servings - 1 1/2cups - water level 2
4 servings - 2 cups - water level at 4
6 servings - 3 cups - water level at 6
8 servings - 4 cups - water level at 8

cook times based on serving ( serving - minutes)

1 - 17
2 - 18
3 - 21
4 - 23
6 - 25
8 - 27

Stir macaroni once halfway through cooking for al dente; for softer pasta, cookseveral minutes longer.


For spaghetti, linguine, angel hair andfettuccini

1 serving - 1/2 the handle - water level 1
2 servings- 1 full handle - water level 2
3 servings- 1 1/2 handles - water level 3
4 servings- 2 full handles - water level 4
6 servings- 3 full handles - water level 6
8 servings- 4 full handles - water level 8

Cook Time: servings/minutes

spaghetti - 1/13-14, 2/15-16, 3/16-18, 4/18-20, 6/20-22, 8/22
thin pasta-1/12-13, 2/13-14, 3/15-16, 4/17-18, 6/19-20, 8/21
angel hair- 1/11-12, 2/12-13, 3/13-14, 4/14-15, 6/15-16, 8/17)

Nov 30, 2010 | Microwave Ovens

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Manual


Here are the instructions that came with the cooker:

Cooking times may vary due to variations in microwave ovens. Adjust cooking times for best results in your oven.
To Cook Rice:
1. Remove basket.
2. Pour 1 cup of uncooked rice into the bottom of the basket, rinse rice thoroughly with cold water.
3. Transfer the rinsed rice from the basket to the bottom of the cooker.
4. Add 1 1/2 cups of water and 1 tsp salt (salt is optional).
5. Secure lid and lock clamps. Open vent holes.
6. Microwave on medium setting (50%) for 10 - 12 minutes (white rice) or 18-20 (brown rice).
7. Remove from microwave, close vent holes and let stand with the lid fastened for 4-5 minutes (the steam continues to cook the rice.)
8. Remove rice from the cooker and fluff with a fork.
Yields: 3 cups of cooked rice or 4 to 6 servings.
Cooking Potatoes and Vegetables:
1. Insert Basket.
2. Pour one cup of water plus 1/4 tsp. salt into the bottom of the cooker.
3. Peel vegetables (if desired), cut into evenly sized pieces and place inside basket.
4. Secure lid and lock clamps. Close vent holes.
5. Microwave on high for 3-4 minutes.
6. Remove from microwave and let stand with lid fastened for 3-4 minutes (the steam continues to cook the vegetables.)
Cooking Pasta:
1. Remove basket and lid (lid not used initially for preparing pasta inside the microwave).
2. Pour 2 cups (5 oz.) of uncooked noodles into the bottom of the cooker.
3. Add 2 1/2 cups water.
4. Microwave on high setting 10 minutes, stirring after 5 minutes.
5. Remove from microwave, stir noodles, secure lid and lock clamps. Close vent holes. Let stand for 3-4 minutes.

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