Nanny's Homemade Spaghetti

12 Servings

Use 1 egg per person and 1 or 2 for the pot


  • 12 eggs

  • 1/4 cup oil

  • 1 cup milk

  • flour as much as it absorbs (approx. 3 lb. plus 1 lb. more while kneading)

  • 3 tablespoons salt


  • Beat eggs, oil, milk and salt together in mixmaster until foamy.

  • Add flour until dough is no longer sticky.

  • Working on board, separate into 2 piles.

  • Knead until dough no longer absorbs flour.

  • Cover with pot for about 1 hour.

  • Knead again until dough looks shiny and feels elastic.

  • Cut out on machine.

  • Cutting for fettucini:

  • Put small piece of floured dough through #1 twice; then through #3; flour piece of dough and put through #5.

  • Then put through on first position for fettucini.

  • Separate and place on floured board.

  • Cover with dry cloth and allow to dry out, but not get too brittle.

  • Cook in boiling salted water.

Category: Pasta, Sauces, Rice, and Grains