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Al Dente

Definition: Al Dente


Al Dente
Literally translated from Italian, al dente means "to the tooth." Pasta is referred to as al dente when there is a slight resistance against your teeth. If it's brittle it needs more time. If it's mushy, you've cooked it too long.

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