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This pasta hack will blow your mind – we're not joking

Cooking is about to get so much easier

Sophie Hamilton
Parenting Editor
April 22, 2021
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We love a good kitchen hack to make our lives that little bit easier and this one is pretty fantastic.

Home organisers Life in Jeneral just shared the coolest trick for draining pasta on their Instagram page, and we feel it will go viral pretty quick.

They posted: "Life hack you need to know. Have you been using your strainer wrong? I was too!! I learned this trick and now I can’t go back! Is your mind blown too?"

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In the clip, we see a woman draining pasta by taking a strainer and placing it into the saucepan. She then presses it on the pasta and tips both pans upside down in the sink to dram. It's so obvious, yet this idea has never occurred to us.

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Others were just as impressed with us, with one follower writing: "WHAT this is incredible," while another said, "MIND BLOWN! I've been doing this wrong forever."

A third fan posted: "I can’t believe I never thought of it that way!!" and another wrote: "Wow! Everyone needs this hack!"

And there's a further hack to try as a follower suggested: "OR cook the pasta in the strainer in the bowl and then just lift the strainer out. Voila!" "Genius," replied Life in Jeneral.

strainer set

Stainless Steel Pasta Pot Pan Strainer Set, £22.49, Amazon


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