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How to Cook Perfect Spaghetti
How to make that perfect spaghetti that is not overcooked or under-seasoned.
large pot with lid
ladle and bowl
Bring water to a rapid boil
Put lid on.
Stir for first two minutes.
Watch the water doesn't bubble over.
You want that spaghetti boiling away to 3 minutes before package directions.
Taste strand. It should have a bite.
It will continue to cook in the sauce you put it in.
Drain pasta, but first reserve a cup of starchy water, which may be used to add back in to the sauce.
If using a tomato sauce, add some tomato sauce to pot, add spaghetti back in, and finish cooking a minute or so. Add in a little starchy water.
You will need to taste and test a few times to get this right.