Science of Cooking Pasta
Dan Kohler breaks down what goes into making your own pasta.


1) Bring a small pot of water to boil, add salt.

2) Toss in your dried pasta.

3) Allow water to come up to a simmer.

4) Stir a few times to make sure the noodles aren’t sticking to each other or the pot. Put a lid on the pot and shut off the heat.

5) Cook pasta for directed amount of time (normally 10-12 minutes). Drain and save starchy water for sauce.

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