The process of preparing dried pasta involves both heat and hydration, but if they’re not kept in perfect balance the starch chains can release, causing the noodles to clump and stick. For perfect, non-sticky pasta every time, just split the methods in two. Soak dried pasta in a sealed Ziploc bag full of cold water until it becomes pliable but still hard, then toss the noodles into salted water at a rolling boil for just one minute.
Make a single serving of homemade Macaroni and Cheese in your microwave! This is the best recipe! So quick and easy to make without all of the chemicals from the boxed variety. And it is seriously SO creamy and good!
Pasta with Creamy Pumpkin Sauce recipe. Introduced to me by a friend...we make it every year and it's always a hit! Even with people who claim to not like pumpkin. (How is that possible?) I like mine with extra cayenne!