STEP 1Select Number of Servings 2 Servings= 1/4 pkg. of pasta, 2 qt. of water, 1 tsp. of salt4 Servings= 1/2 pkg. of pasta, 3 qt. of water, 2 tsp. of salt8 Servings= Full pkg. of pasta, 5 qt. of water, 1 Tbsp. of saltStep 2Pick Your Time/Firmness9 minutes al dente10 minutes firm11 minutes tenderStep 3 Cooking Directions1. Bring water to a rapid boil.To add flavor and reduce stickiness, and salt (optional)2. Add pasta and stir; return to rapid boil.3. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally.4. Drain well. Serve as desired.