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Can you boil pasta in the microwave?

Our gas is off until Tues. Spaghetti is a staple at our house since it's cheap...can I still make it.

 
But_Mommie

Asked by But_Mommie at 9:25 AM on Aug. 8, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • Yes you can. Here are some instructions.

    http://www.ehow.com/how_5020839_cook-pasta-microwave.html
    Marwill

    Answer by Marwill at 11:12 AM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • Yes you can, but I suggest you check your manual or check on the net about the power setting. Water boiling a starchy product produces the whole boil over effect. If you use a lower power so it cycles in and out, you should be able to avoid a nightmare inside your microwave.
    WoodWitch

    Answer by WoodWitch at 9:30 AM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • I've done it before. Use a larger plastic bowl/container and extra water.
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 9:32 AM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • not really sure... try it and let us know...
    Judmr

    Answer by Judmr at 9:43 AM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • I have never tried it, but I would say to check it often.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 11:27 AM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • I have never tried it.
    MTM

    Answer by MTM at 11:32 AM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • You sure can. READ the box. It has microwave direction on it. At least the 2 brands in my cabinet have them.
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 11:39 AM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • I can't READ the box of something I haven't bought yet. lol. wow. okay.

    Anyway, I read the ehow and I think I'll try it tomorrow...after I buy it! :0)

    But_Mommie

    Comment by But_Mommie (original poster) at 1:08 PM on Aug. 8, 2010

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