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Fried gnocchi with spinach, bacon, cream sauce in a single pan

I suppose I should precursor this with "I'm really, really fussy about fast-cook Italian food. I will almost never eat in Italian restaurants [in the UK] because they simply fail to get something as ...
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Whipped egg whites in Gnocchi?

I finally tried adding whipped egg whites to Gnocchi. The result? It was a triumph but needed careful handling. I whipped an egg white to soft peaks then put my potato through a ricer. Then ...
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Whipped egg whites in Gnocchi?

It's not traditional, but adding egg white is not unheard of, though in this example, it is not whipped. There are recipes for gnocchi with whole egg, egg yolk only, and no egg as well. It might ...
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Fried gnocchi with spinach, bacon, cream sauce in a single pan

This is what I would do; The strategy is to have all the "put aside" plates or bowls ready when you start cooking. The bacon and spinach we be re-heated in the last step. Fry bacon; put aside. Cook ...
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Fried gnocchi with spinach, bacon, cream sauce in a single pan

I cook quite a lot with one pan, and the trick is often to take things out and reserve them. When cooking for just myself I use the plate/bowl in going to eat from for reserving cooked elements. If ...
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Why do my Gnocchi get sticky?

I made gnocchi for 2 years at restaurant... in those two years i observed to following things about making gnocchi. the type of potato Changed the ratio of flour, and egg if using egg. As i am ...
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Is there a difference in gnocchi between baking, steaming, or boiling potatoes?

There are several styles of gnocchi. For potato gnocchi, use starchy, russet potatoes. Boiling, steaming, or baking will all work. I prefer baking, as it is easier to control the moisture content ...
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Should I salt the water when boiling store-bought dry potato gnocchi?

If there is no salt in the gnocchi, then salt the water. Pasta (and probably dried gnocchi) should always be cooked in salted water. It just tastes flat otherwise.
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Can dry roasted squash be used effectively for gnocchi?

Some ideas: I like to do do pumpkin gnocchi. The dryer the pumpkin, the better, since you will need to add less flour and get a lighter result. It has a lovely sweet taste compared to potato gnocchi ...
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Should I salt the water when boiling store-bought dry potato gnocchi?

I'd say look at the values in the back of the envelop about the amount of sodium. If it's relatively high (I'd say about 2g per 100 grams), then I wouldn't put any more salt. If it's lower then it's ...
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Should I salt the water when boiling store-bought dry potato gnocchi?

I've never encounter a pasta that was better when cooked in unsalted water--including dried gnocchi. Salt the water. Salt is an important part of the chemistry of taste, and nearly all food requires ...
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Can dry roasted squash be used effectively for gnocchi?

Curry pumpkin (or squash) soup would work well. Just in time for colder weather!
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What causes gnocchi to pop violently when fried?

“It's the water content in the gnocchi reacting to the hot oil. When water hits hot oil, the water boils very quickly and turns into gas, creating a very fast expansion. Because the gnocchi are ...
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Can I cook gnocchi with sauce in the microwave?

I would use the water heater (or an electric tea kettle if there is one) for the gnocchi for a couple of minutes, then nuke the "cooked" gnocchis and the sauce together for 1-2 more minutes. (this is ...
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How do I make Crispy Gnocchi

Boil the gnocchi till it floats to the top of the pan, drain it, leave it for a few minutes. Fry till brownish. I use olive oil to do mine, it always come out fine.
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