The Food Lab: A New Way to Cook Pasta? | Serious Eats
- If you're really keen on saving time and energy, you can do what I do: put half the water in the pot, and heat the other half in an electric kettle as the first half heats up.
Add the two together, and you've got boiled water in half the time.
Then all you have to do is dump the pasta, bring it back to a boil, stir, cover, and wait.
Now that's using your noodle!