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The seasonal pumpkin pasta lasagna ($12.99 per pound) includes a mild and melty Parmigiano-Reggiano filling topped with a veal tomato sauce. Martin Carlino/22nd Century Media
Pastificio’s cappellacci ($12.99 per serving) is stuffed with pumpkin, butternut squash, fresh lemon zest, fresh ricotta and Parmigiano-reggiano smothered in a savory house sauce.
The frappé ($17 per package) is a light pastry stretched paper thin and tossed with powdered sugar, which pairs well with gelato or fresh fruit.
Pastificio’s cannolis are offered in two sizes, $8.99 for three large or $12.99 for six mini, and are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Xavier Ward, Contributing Editor
10:48 am CST November 7, 2017

Dream jobs are few and far between. For Pat Galli, however, her dream was self-made and rolled through the cylinders of a hand-crank pasta maker. 

Galli, owner of Pastificio, 122 Highwood Ave., Highwood, remembers graduating college and not having many job prospects. Frustrated with the stand-still job market, she suggested she and her mother open their own shop as she had often kicked around the idea of doing.