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How to Finish Pasta the Right Way

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  • Published on:  Tuesday, July 31, 2018
  • There's pasta. And then there's sauce. Put them together and you have dinner. Simple as that, right?

    Not exactly.

    Most pasta aficionados will tell you that the best way to do it is by finishing cooking the nearly-done pasta on the heat in its sauce with a little of the pasta-cooking water. According to that line of thinking, the starchy pasta water helps to bind and thicken the sauce, and in some cases—such as buttery or oily sauces—emulsifies it into a creamy, non-greasy coating. Here, we answer the question: Does pasta water really make a difference in your sauce?


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  • Leslie Dugger

    Leslie Dugger

     3 days ago

    I’ve been making this for years when I wanted a quick pasta without a complicated sauce.. Didn’t know it was an actual thing.

  • Leon Embers

    Leon Embers

     4 days ago

    Does this work for tomato sauces too?

  • Fernando Gutierrez

    Fernando Gutierrez

     7 days ago

    A bit of cheating, the second time you used far more water and stirred a lot more. Starch thickens and stabilizes the emulsion, but actually it is garlic what carries the emulsifiers.

  • ElizabethKlemm


     21 days ago

    I can finally make this at home now! Thank you so much! I’m embarrassed to admit that I used to just drain the pasta when it was fully cooked and then drizzle the garlic oil over it. I couldn’t ever figure out why it was greasy and wouldn’t stick to the noodles and not like what I get at restaurants 😆

  • maryandchild


     1 months ago

    Hearing a grown adult man say 'pasketti' makes my skin crawl

  • Julian Lai

    Julian Lai

     1 months ago

    Great video! I love the comparison between using regular and starchy water

  • Immaculate Organic Soaps

    Immaculate Organic Soaps

     1 months ago

    Will do this from now on.

  • Taylon


     1 months ago

    i just did this and it makes the pasta taste perfect. thank you.

  • N R

    N R

     3 months ago

    he didn't do it right...

  • Rose Monarch

    Rose Monarch

     3 months ago

    Thank you, that was very helpful.

  • Marty Flagg

    Marty Flagg

     5 months ago

    I fell asleep....

  • Tonicwine999


     5 months ago

    Sorry if this is a silly question but would you use this kind of pasta with bolognese?

  • Jonathan Reiser

    Jonathan Reiser

     6 months ago

    Couldn't you also refine this sauce a bit by using starch powder?

  • Michael Grier

    Michael Grier

     6 months ago

    Thank you, this was the video that opened my eyes to this "reserve some of the pasta water" thing that I've questioned for quite some time.

  • Paul Bickley

    Paul Bickley

     6 months ago

    Sorry, I can't handle water in my spaghetti... I am curious what kind of pans you use? Cusinart?

  • Sax3r28


     7 months ago

    You didn't add parsley. He didn't add parsley.
    Porcodio non l'ha snaturata.

    Btw start cooking the pasta first, deal with the oil when it's almost done. And try not to leave any oil in the pan when you're done, keep mixing until you it looks like melted butter and there's no more yellow.

  • Nine Cats

    Nine Cats

     7 months ago

    My advice -- get shaved, clean up and look like somebody who should be handling ingredients someone else might eat.

  • Communist Hippie

    Communist Hippie

     7 months ago

    just made this :) txh for the tips

  • C K

    C K

     7 months ago

    Another Kenji recipe. What happened to him anyway?

  • Christian V.

    Christian V.

     7 months ago

    Pro tip. NEVER....AND I MEAN NEVER.....add water to hot oil. That's the fastest way to get burned or burn someone else. Water and hot oil will cause the oil to spatter and pop. If he was in my kitchen and I saw him add water to hot oil, I would've probably fired him on the spot.

    There are two safe methods for cooling oil that's become too hot. 1) remove the oil from the heat and let it cool; and/or 2) add more oil. In both instances, turn the heat down or off.