Cooking Directions: See Perfect Pasta Guide for quantities and cook times. Boil water. To add flavor and reduce stickiness, add salt to taste (optional). Add pasta to boiling water. Return to a boil, stirring frequently. Cook uncovered for 7 - 9 minutes or until desired tenderness. Immediately drain in colander and rinse briefly with warm water: Drain well and use as desired. To ensure good taste and texture, be sure to use enough water when boiling and to rinse after draining. Perfect Pasta Guide: 2 Servings: 1/3 box pasta; 2 quarts water; 1 tsp salt. 3 Servings: 1/2 box pasta; 4 quarts water; 2 tsp salt. 6 Servings: full box pasta; 6 quarts water; 1 tbsp salt. Al Dente: 7 min. Firm: 8 min. Tender 9 min. Maintaining Perfect Pasta: To keep cooked pasta fresh for later use, toss with a small amount of olive oil and refrigerate.
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