[CnD] [Bulk] Re: lasagna without cooking noodles

Helen Whitehead hwhitehead at cogeco.ca
Mon Feb 6 19:58:56 GMT 2012


I never break the noodles. I always make my lasagna in a 9 by 13 pan. But, I 
love this idea of not having to precook the noodles.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shannon Hannah" <shannonhannah74 at gmail.com>
To: <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
Sent: Monday, February 06, 2012 11:01 AM
Subject: Re: [CnD] [Bulk] Re: lasagna without cooking noodles


>I soak them for just a few minutes, maybe 5. I add cold water just to make 
>it so I can put my hands in the bowl without burning, the water is warm. 
>The noodles should feel more pliable but you should be able to snap the 
>ends to fit if you are using, for instance a square pan. If not you can 
>always add hot water again and let them sit longer. It won't hurt if they 
>are too soft. You will just have to cut them to fit in the pan. smile I am 
>just lazy. I use foil pans because I always make 2 or 3at once and freeze 
>them uncooked.
> Shannon
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Tom Dickhoner" <tdickhoner at fuse.net>
> To: <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
> Sent: Monday, February 06, 2012 6:35 AM
> Subject: Re: [CnD] [Bulk] Re: lasagna without cooking noodles
>
>
>>I have never cooked lasagna before. I would like to know how long you 
>>would need to soak the noodles in the bowl of hot water and then the cold 
>>water? This would be so much better than trying to boil and then break the 
>>noodles.
>>
>> Tom Dickhoner
>>
>>>From Cincinnati, Ohio
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Shannon Hannah <shannonhannah74 at gmail.com>
>> Sent: Sunday, February 05, 2012 4:44 PM
>> To: cookinginthedark at acbradio.org
>> Subject: Re: [CnD] [Bulk] Re:  lasagna without cooking noodles
>>
>> I have made  lasagna with uncooked noodles many times. Using a large
>> stainless steele bowl and I fill it with hot tap water. I then put the
>> noodles in it, chris crossing so they aren't in a stack. I just let them
>> soak for a few minutes. Then add cold water to the bowl, which I have in 
>> the
>> sink. Then I just take the noodles out one at a time and make my 
>> lasagna. I
>> left them in the water too long once and they softened too much. It is
>> really easy to snap them to fit into the pan doing it this way. I have 
>> used
>> ready to cook noodles, regular noodles and both whole wheat and plain. it
>> always comes out. Hope this helps.
>>
>> Shannon
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Sandy from OK!" <warren.sandra at sbcglobal.net>
>> To: <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
>> Sent: Sunday, February 05, 2012 2:19 AM
>> Subject: Re: [CnD] [Bulk] Re: lasagna without cooking noodles
>>
>>
>>> Could you please share that recipe?
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: cookinginthedark-bounces at acbradio.org
>>> [mailto:cookinginthedark-bounces at acbradio.org] On Behalf Of Nancy Martin
>>> Sent: Saturday, February 04, 2012 10:28 AM
>>> To: cookinginthedark at acbradio.org
>>> Subject: [Bulk] Re: [CnD] lasagna without cooking noodles
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi
>>> They sell no boil lasagna noodles. I make a recipe where I stuff a 
>>> filling
>>> into uncooked manicotti, add sauce to the pan, and bake it. Hth Nancy
>>> Martin
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: cookinginthedark-bounces at acbradio.org
>>> [mailto:cookinginthedark-bounces at acbradio.org] On Behalf Of gail johnson
>>> Sent: Saturday, February 04, 2012 6:40 AM
>>> To: cookinginthedark at acbradio.org
>>> Subject: [CnD] lasagna without cooking noodles
>>>
>>> Hi List,
>>>
>>> I wonder if Baked Mac and Cheese or other noodle dishes could be made
>>> without cooking them separately?
>>>
>>> Anyone tried it?
>>>
>>> I know for myself if any noodles are cooked too long on the stove they
>>> become pasty because of the starch in them.
>>> If I accidentally don't cook them long enough i.e. I'm in a hurry, they
>>> are chewy.
>>>
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