Skill Level: Easy
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Necessary Items: Pasta, salt, pot, water

You know how to boil water, we assume. But making pasta isn't as simple as a pinch of salt and throwing some H2O in a pot. At least, not if you want to make an al dente pasta that will make your grandma proud. This piece walks you through the crucial process, and even drops a few secrets along the way. Did you know you could cook spaghetti in 60 seconds or less? Eat your heart out, Nic Cage!