Is it a good idea to freeze this water and reuse the next time I boil pasta?
Sent by RashmiEditor: Rashmi, the problem with reusing pasta water is that it will draw off more and more starch from the pasta. So eventually the water will get quite cloudy and thick with starch. We think that perhaps you could reuse it once or twice, but after that it probably wouldn't be good.
You could also reuse the water in other ways, like watering plants, or cooking rice.
Readers, any ideas on this? Any experience with reusing pasta water?
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