Going through all the trouble to make your own pasta is only half the battle. Luckily, the other half requires little effort. Fresh pasta is great and all, but it can never be cooked al dente unless it was dried first. To help achieve that goal, one additional piece of equipment comes in handy. And… Continue reading Go Al Dente With A Pasta Drying Rack
One of the many good things about dried pasta is that it offers something for everybody. With an almost endless variety of shapes and styles, a pasta aficionado can quickly amass quite a collection. When it comes time to reach into the pantry and cook up a batch, chances are choosing can become a difficult… Continue reading To Each Their Own Pasta Basket
It is famously difficult to judge the serving size of pasta in a pre-cooked state. The conundrum, delicious as though it may be, is easily solved with a little help from a measuring guide. The Epicurean Gourmet Series Pasta Server Utensil helps to determine serving size of dry spaghetti, linguine or fettuccini by offering three… Continue reading Stick A Fork Into The Riddle Of Spaghetti Serving Size
Well I always thought it would be primates that rise up against humanity Ã la Planet of the Apes, but apparently itâ€™s our very own tableware that is set to evolve.
At some point, one gets tired of adorning the wall with strands of spaghetti. While there may be no better way to test the doneness of pasta known to man than to throw it against a wall to see if it sticks, there is at least a cleaner one. The Perfect Pasta Timer from Hammacher… Continue reading Perfect pasta with no repainting
Everybody has a method when it comes to cooking pasta. Some people like to throw a strand of spaghetti against the wall to see if itâ€™s done, while others opt for cleaner walls and a more traditional taste test. No matter what method you use, or if you add salt or oil to the cooking… Continue reading A different kind of Pot Drainer