Cooking Tip of the Week
You know that starchy pasta cooking water that gets tossed down the drain? It may be more valuable than you realize.
By reserving a half to a full cup of the pasta cooking water, you can toss it back into the pasta before adding sauce to keep it moist and prevent the pasta from becoming tacky. This method also helps the pasta to toss easier and adhere to the sauce.
Simply place a small bowl or measuring cup under the strainer when draining pasta, or dip a glass measuring cup into the pan before draining pasta.
Check out this simple pasta recipe using this tip: