How To Tell When Pasta Is Done

Is the Spaghetti Done?
To check to see when pasta is cooked. Just use fork and
grab a few strings of spaghetti and TOSS or flick onto
cupboards. If it sicks it is done!...


I have used this method for years and have learned to see when
it is at this stage. Over cooked pasta is not tasty. Good luck.

By Annie Hill from Ozark, MO

November 7, 20050 found this helpful

I use to throw mine against the stove backsplash. Loved throwing it until I had to scrub the wall. Now I pull out a string and bite it when it starts looking soft. Works well and less mess to clean up.

Love & Prayers,


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November 8, 20050 found this helpful

Got a chuckle about throwing pasta against wall to check for doneness, I remember throwing a teaspoon of flour into the oven to see if hot enough to bake in wood burning cookstove, good old days?

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November 8, 20050 found this helpful

Hi Annie, If you put a small amount of Italian salad dressing in the water, the house will smell so good when the pasta is cooking.

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November 20, 20080 found this helpful

I love you, Annie. You made me what I am today :)

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