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is adding pasta water a meme? my pasta water is salted to cook my pasta, cheese is already salty enough. adding salty pasta water makes my pasta wayyyy too salty.
>>19313963The starchy water thickens or loosens the sauce depending how much you use.
>>19313963Yes, it's a meme. Just add starch or arrowroot to the sauce so you don't add even more salt and flavourless thin water.
>>19313963I don't know what you mean by "meme", but no.Ingredients are not memes. Cooking tips are not memes. Recipes are not memes. All of this has been going on for millennia and there's nothing new under the sun. Adding pasta water to sauces has been around for fucking EVER. So, NO, it's NOT a MEME!!
>>19313963just use less salt when boiling duh
>>19313985then pasta is not salted correctly
>>19313963So add less salt to the water???
>>19313990then pasta is not salted correctly
>>19313992You can do like a 50/50 pasta and regular water then.
Put less salt in the sauce retard
>>19313992Nigger you're adding the pasta to the sauce. Adding less salt to the pasta water, then adding salty pasta water to the sauce, is the same as adding more salt to the pasta water and withholding the pasta water. And how salty is your fucking pasta water that it makes a noticeable difference in how salty your sauce is? Are you just retarded?
>>19313963It depends on what you're making. If you're just using canned marinara or a pre-made sauce, don't do it. If you're not, then you probably should to help thicken whatever sauce you're making, unless you don't want to for some specific reason.
>>19314006when you boil pasta in salty water, the salt penetrates into the pasta along with the water.if you undersalt your pasta, and add salty water later, then you have undersalted pasta.Do you even know how to cook?
how to make spaghetti:boil waterput spaghetti inwhen spaghetti is done, strain put the noodles back in the potopen a plastic jar of Ragu Old World Stylepour it on top of the noodleszero pasta water required
>>19313963that means your sauce is too salty. what the fuck do you use?also it's roughly 10 grams of salt per 1L of water to boil pasta
>>19314099And like 1 mg starch per liter. So just add some actual starch.
The heat of the water cooks the sauce
>>19314300you get the starch from the bronze pasta. stop buying barilla, retard
>>19313979>Ingredients are not memes. Cooking tips are not memes. Recipes are not memes.they literally are though. and you're falling for them.
>>19314334I get starch from the package that says starch. And the best part is that it comes without salt and water.
>>19313963If it's too salty when you add the water you're probably putting too much salt in the water in the first place
>>19314467i salt the water correctly to have pasta that's not bland. but its too salty to add to the sauce.
>>19313963Salty pasta water is a meme. I never salt my pasta water and it turns out fine.
>>19314471>being a literal tastelet
>>19313963I make my own pasta and add salt to the dough. Suck it, Italy.
>>19314529>comparing fresh pasta with dried
>>19314531If Italians knew how to make pasta we'd have salt in the dried pasta and OP wouldn't be stressing over salting his water.
>>19313979Technically those are memes, in the traditional sense
Jesus Christ you dumb nigger, add less salt to the sauce and adjust at the end fucking hell how do people like you even survive