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Old 01-19-2019, 04:40 PM   #61
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If only the potato was crushed and steamed; you might consider gnocchi pasta.

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 04:52 PM   #62
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the difference between couscous and your ITALIAN CENTRIC definition of pasta is simply preparation. the ingredients are the same. gnocchi is made from an entirely different thing

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 04:56 PM   #63
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Does that mean BREAD is pasta?

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 04:59 PM   #64
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is a hot dog a sandwich?

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 05:00 PM   #65
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Marco Polo had no idea what he was doing to your afternoon when he stole from the Chinese.

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 05:01 PM   #66
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someone list some more kinds of pasta for us to consider

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 05:01 PM   #67
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don't you dare post a pic of a sourdough buzzard

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 05:02 PM   #68
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ok ok I have it figured out

bread is not pasta. but

both are cereal

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 05:05 PM   #69
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Old 01-19-2019, 05:05 PM   #70
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Old 01-19-2019, 05:07 PM   #71
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my mouth hurts looking at that

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 05:08 PM   #72
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i feel like i've fairly considered every pasta, amply. yum.

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 05:10 PM   #73
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anyone posted campanelle yet? it's both delicious and pretty.

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 05:58 PM   #74
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anyone posted campanelle yet? it's both delicious and pretty.
I had to look this one up. I'm not sure I've ever had it.


 
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Old 01-19-2019, 07:55 PM   #75
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go ahead & make that couscous poll so i can vote "not pasta" because seriously, wtf guys

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 08:04 PM   #76
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It is pasta though! And campanelle is good, holds the sauce nicely.

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 08:13 PM   #77
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you say pasta

i say rice alternative

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 08:19 PM   #78
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...holds the sauce nicely.
Must.

Resist.

Urge.

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 08:20 PM   #79
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no no no no, it is NOT like rice. Even if you don't consider it pasta, it's objectively closer to pasta than rice.

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 08:25 PM   #80
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I just discovered orzo:


 
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Old 01-19-2019, 08:26 PM   #81
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It's Greek.

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 08:30 PM   #82
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no no no no, it is NOT like rice. Even if you don't consider it pasta, it's objectively closer to pasta than rice.
i know, but considering you can put what is essentially stew on top of it it functions more as a rice alternative to me

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 08:31 PM   #83
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look guys, i ain't gonna sit here & fight about pasta with ya

just give me a hot bowl of fine spaghet & i'll agree w/ damn near anything you put out there!

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 09:24 PM   #84
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Spaghetti is like the most boring pasta

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 09:25 PM   #85
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Pretty into things with shapes

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 09:31 PM   #86
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usually

but when it's the fine stuff

i can eat that for dayz

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 09:31 PM   #87
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I had to look this one up. I'm not sure I've ever had it.

They look like little bouquets

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 11:18 PM   #88
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little trumpets!

 
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Old 01-19-2019, 11:38 PM   #89
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I'm glad to spread the word about them!!

 
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Old 01-20-2019, 10:39 AM   #90
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Iíve made gnocchi (though not for about ten years) and the preparation and cooking of them make them seem like pasta to me.

Plus, they have potato, but my memory is they have an equal part wheat flour. So ingredient wise itís pretty pasta-y.

If youíre not going to allow gnocchi then it seems odd that youíd allow tortellini, which is the same wheat flour base (pasta literally means paste) with other stuff added... is it the stage of preparation where the additional ingredients are added, that determine whether something is a pasta? Itís all getting a bit theoretical

 
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