Angel Hair Pasta with Kalamata Olive and Basil Sauce
Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 2020
For perfectly al dente strands, throw out the rule book on pasta cookery.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Angel hair is so fine and delicate that it overcooks in mere seconds—there isn't even time to taste-test it. We also found that following package cooking directions usually led to overcooked noodles. Instead, we figured out exactly how long...