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That Hole In Your Spaghetti Spoon Is There For A Reason

by Khatrina Bonagua | Jul 7, 2016
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You're a curious one, right? Therefore, you've wondered about the most serious and the most mundane of things. Why is the sky blue? Are dinosaurs real? What is the Filipino term for brief? And all the other questions you're too shy to ask out loud. Yes, we feel you.

And if you are an aspiring Master Chef like us, we are sure you've encountered this:

The same way you question that hole in your favorite donut, you ask: “What the hell is this hole in this spaghetti spoon for?!”

Lo and behold, we've got the answer.

First, take a look at this picture of a seemingly normal spaghetti spoon, posted by blogger My Smoko Break:

Nothing peculiar about it, isn’t it?

Now, let’s focus on the big hole in the spoon. Nope, that’s not there for aesthetic reasons, as that hole that you are taking for granted is supposedly to be used to determine how much spaghetti to cook per portion.


Getting the perfect portion of dry pasta will surely be a breeze now. Go ahead, impress your woman with your newfound knowledge. Now, if you can just learn how to actually cook that pasta…


Photos via My Smoko Break

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