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Spaghetti noodles

Do you break yours in half? or put them in full into the boiling water?

I break them in half, just easier.


Asked by sarasmommy777 at 2:16 PM on Mar. 29, 2011 in Food & Drink

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Answers (10)
  • I break them in half too. I think they cook faster and they are plenty long enough even in half. If you break them slowly over the pot, you don't end up with pieces going everywhere.

    Answer by scout_mom at 2:30 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • I used to break them in half (ex demanded it). I hated doing it because little pieces always flew everywhere in the process. I leave them whole now. SO & kids prefer it that way. So do I, for that matter. I just use my big pot (dutch oven, soup pot, whatever) to accomodate the length.

    Answer by specialwingz at 2:20 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • My mom broke them in half, my husband does not...he likes 'em long, so I leave 'em long.

    Answer by hopeandglory53 at 2:17 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • I like them whole, I just use a bigger pot to accommodate them and stir til they're all completely submerged.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 2:17 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • the spaghetti noodles i break in half, but the angel hair i don't, i like them in full.

    Answer by knicole0708 at 2:18 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • i like them long nd imo i think they're easier to cook when they aren't broken.

    Answer by momofone725 at 2:18 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • Whole for spaghetti, broken for soup.

    Answer by gdiamante at 2:18 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • usually just leave them long.

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 2:18 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • Break into half...always have!

    Answer by Renee3K at 2:19 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • I break them in half.

    Answer by Catrin2009 at 2:35 PM on Mar. 29, 2011