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A Scientist’s Guide to Cooking Perfect Pasta, Every Time

Hint: Adding oil to the water is just a waste

A close up of some bow pasta shapes.

Recently, I wrote an article about the science behind boiling water — and how to make it happen more quickly.

One thing I didn’t mention was adding salt — and whether that helps the boiling process. The science behind whether this makes a difference is interesting…

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