164 Reviews

Awesome! This is the only way I'll make pasta now! As I generally use chunky whole wheat or whole grain pasta, I let it sit for 20 minutes rather than 15, and it worked out perfect. Not only did it not require watching, stirring or steam up the kitchen, the pot didn't need any scrubbing, either! Thank you SO much for posting this gem!

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Katzen July 18, 2010

It was really hot the other day and the air conditioning was doing its best so I thought I would give it a break and make my pasta this way. I used a whole wheat fortified rotini and this worked great. I forgot and left it on the burner just turned it off and it still worked out great. I will do this from now on. Thanks.

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Margie99 July 10, 2010

This was such a neat idea and worked very well. I'll be using this method often for cooking pasta. Thanks!

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Paintpuddles May 02, 2010

OUTSTANDING! THANK YOU for this technique. I'm always forgetting the pasta boiling away at the back of the stove and it's ends up way overdone. With this method it was perfect!

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windywood April 30, 2010

Wonderful method. My pasta turned out perfect. I will be using this method from now on. Thanks for sharing.

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Roxanne J.R. April 15, 2010

I have been using this for over a year now and it works for every pasta I've ever tried, whole wheat included. It also frees up a burner which could be great! I do stir my pasta when I pour it in just to try to avoid any sticking on the bottom.

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My Sharona April 12, 2010

Will do it this way from now on! Thank you!

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Annisette March 07, 2010

Yay! It is perfect---and so easy!

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JanV January 27, 2010

I saw this on here one day and thought I'd try it. I like the fact you don't have to keep stirring it. I used penne pasta and agree with Ransomed by Fire -- next time (and this will be the only way I cook pasta anymore) I'll try it for 10 minutes. Mine was a little more cooked than we like it. All in all, I love this idea!

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nemokitty October 31, 2009

Works great! Thank you!

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KansasChef October 07, 2009
Perfect Pasta With No Watching and No Sweating