8 Ways You’re Cooking Pasta Wrong

These expert tips will not only help you turn out perfect pasta dishes every time, they’ll also answer that age old question: Should you throw a strand of pasta up against the wall to see if it’s done?

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8 Mistakes We All Make When Cooking Pasta

Pasta may just be the ultimate comfort food, except when it comes time to prepare it. Salt the water? Rinse the cooked noodles? The controversy abounds, so we’ve turned to two major names in the world of pasta: Chef Carmine Di Giovanni of New York’s Aunt Jake’s, and Glenn Rolnick, executive chef at Carmine’s. Their pasta palaces dot the culinary landscape from New York to Las Vegas, and they reveal, once and for all, the right way to prepare everything from spaghetti to linguine.