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honey on pasta?

whenever i dont have time to make a sauce, i add honey, cheese and nuts to plain pasta. i think its delicious and makes perfect sense to me! honey, cheese, nuts and bread is a combination thats widely accepted...so why not replace bread with pasta?

my friends think im a total crazy for doing this though :(

i still love it- hopefully im not the only one

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  1. The flavor profile is similar to a noodle kugel - I can see where this would work!

    What cheese do you like?

      1. Peanut butter and jelly on bread is widely accepted - doesn't necessarily translate well to pasta. But if you like it, run with it..

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        1. re: ferret

          haha fair...although ive done pasta with peanut butter and honey before.

          even better when i add a little bit of honey to bitefuls of spicy sesame noodles

          1. re: ferret

            I make peanut butter noodles all the time with a bit of garlic, ginger, sriracha and soy sauce and maybe a few veg's thrown in. No jelly though.

          2. If you like Modo Mio or Monsu in Philadelphia, you will notice that many of their sauces are agrodolce and that honey is the sweetener. Have been using honey in my sauces forever, you go girl.

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            1. re: Delucacheesemonger

              monsu is on my list!!!

              im even more excited to try it now

            2. I'm a bit stuck on the texture... Bread can be crisp, chewy, and have a wide variety of flavors. I can see it working with more "grainy" starches, such as quinoa and wild rice, but pasta calls for a different approach. It also seems a bit heavy and in need of something sour to balance it out.

              Tweak it a bit and it makes for an interesting dessert. But as the main dish, it seems off.