Storing Pasta

I store all my pastas in canning jars rather than the opened boxes. The pasta stays fresher, and the jars stack nicely, too, conserving pantry space. When I’m preparing my grocery list, I can see…

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Tips for Cooking Pasta

To cook pasta more evenly, prevent it from sticking together and avoid boil-overs, always cook pasta in a large kettle or Dutch oven. Unless you have a very large kettle, don't cook more than 2…

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To Rinse Or Not To Rinse

When serving pasta hot with a sauce or adding it to a baked dish, drain thoroughly in a colander, but do not rinse. Rinsing can wash away starch that may help to slightly thicken the sauce.…

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