One thing I do make on it fairly regularly is whole grain pasta (and occasionally the vegan or organic mac and cheese for a little guest).
Thanks to my friend Carol at
Then turn off the heat.
You heard me. Turn off the heat, set the timer for 10 minutes and walk away. Go do something you'd rather be doing.
In 10 minutes you'll have perfect al dente pasta.
Now if I could just find a way to dry my hair every morning without the hair drier.