Does Throwing Pasta At The Wall To See If It's Done Really Work?

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You've likely heard the old adage that if you throw your pasta at the wall and it sticks, it's done cooking — but is there any truth to this "spaghetti test?" 


"It's a big myth," says Senior Culinary Producer Jeanette Donnarumma.

According to Jeanette, underdone, overdone and perfectly cooked pasta will all stick to the wall. (Watch Rach have a blast throwing pasta at the wall in the video above!)

The best and, really, only way to tell if your pasta is done is to taste it. Need a refresher on how to tell if your pasta is cooked to al dente perfection? Here's a quick guide to al dente pasta.

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