Pasta hack! Here's why your spaghetti spoon has a hole in it

It's one of life's great mysteries: How much pasta should I cook?

Is a handful too much? Too little? Should I add a little more, or is what's in the pot enough?


The answer may have been in the palm of your hand the whole time.

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That hole in your spaghetti spoon? Turns out, you can use it to portion out the perfect amount of pasta for one person.

That's right! A photo posted by Imgur user PolarChi went viral over the past few days and had the internet losing its meatballs over the simple technique.

Just place a handful of dried spaghetti through it, and never worry about making too much, or too little, ever again.

Pasta, you've just been hacked!