Share on ThriftyFunThis page contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!
In an effort to reduce energy consumption, put your pot of pasta water up on the stove early in the day. Let it come to room temperature. When it's time to cook, it will take less time to boil.
This tip save energy, time and money.
By Cheapo from Hamburg, NJ
When boiling pasta, bring the water to a full rolling boil in a pan with a tight lid. Then add the pasta and stir. Bring to a full rolling boil again, stir again, and then replace the lid tightly and turn the burner off. The pasta will cook in just a little more time than it would if you kept the burner on. You will eliminate boil-over messes on the stovetop and save energy!
By Becki in IN