12 Basic Pasta Cooking Tips Every New Cook Should Know
Everything you need to know about perfectly cooking pasta — from how much water to use to picking the perfect shape for your sauce.
When it comes to cooking pasta, there's a lot that can go wrong. Sure, it's relatively easy to prepare, but sometimes the easiest cooking techniques are the ones that have the highest opportunity for error.
So we put together 12 simple cooking tips for making pasta — from how much salt to add to the water to whether or not you actually need to rinse it— to make sure you never cook up a sad batch of pasta again.