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How to Cook Pasta Perfectly: Here's Everything You Need to Know

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Have you been cooking pasta all wrong? It's about time to learn how to cook noodles like a pro.

In this video, America's Test Kitchen's Christie Morrison lays all spaghetti myths to rest and shows every step into making a perfect pot of pasta.

In this tutorial on preparing pasta, you'll learn how much water to use, how much salt to add to the cooking water, how to avoid pasta sticking, and more tips to produce beautifully al dente results every time.

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