There's a reason your spaghetti spoon has a hole

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There's a Reason Your Spaghetti Spoon Has a Hole


If you're like me, you're probably too busy scooping pasta onto your plate to wonder about the mysterious hole in the center of your spaghetti spoon.

Fortunately, The Sun has an answer to that most existential of questions: why?

The round circle in the middle of the pasta server is there so you can determine the right serving size.

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By filling the hole with uncooked noodles, you now have the perfect single serving of spaghetti.

You mean it's not one box per person? I may have been doing pasta all wrong — or, let's be honest, exactly right — my entire adult life.

Obviously, if you're cooking for two, just duplicate the process, and so on.

Ugh. Who knew there was so much math involved in cooking pasta? It brings new meaning to the phrase "spaghetti test."

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