What's the Best Way to Clean Pasta Out of a Colander?

What's the Best Way to Clean Pasta Out of a Colander?

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Faith Durand
Mar 9, 2011
Q: I own a mesh colander and whenever I clean it after making pasta, there are always bits stuck in the mesh that I can't get out. Do your readers have any suggestions of an easy way to clean these? Sent by Danielle Editor: We actually have this same problem, Danielle! We'd love any tips the readers have on this. What works for you, when cleaning a mesh colander? Dishwasher? Soaking in hot soapy water?   Related: Hot or Not? Folding Colander (Image: Generate Design)
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