- Do not start your pot with hot tap water. The hot water leaches microscopic amounts of lead and other chemicals from your pipes. Always start with cold tap water.
- Do not put pasta into cold water. Under normal conditions that is… Put your pasta into water at a rolling boil so it will cook consistently.
- That being said, if you are making overnight pasta, after you put your pasta into the water put the pot into the refrigerator so it does not mold overnight.
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