The Simplest Way To Add Flavor To Your Pasta

When you are cooking pasta, whether it be fresh or dried, the best way to add flavor is to salt your cooking water. Your cooking water should taste like the ocean.

This will provide a nice base for you to add flavorings down the road.

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Also… Keep some of your pasta water after cooking. It can be used to help correct the consistency of your sauces.

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