What tool is used to drain pasta?
Usually the colander is used to drain spaghetti after it is cooked. The contents of the pot (water and pasta) are poured directly into the colander and shaken for a few seconds to get all the water out.
What is the proper way to drain pasta?
While it goes without saying that you need to drain your pasta from the pasta water (but be sure to save a cup of that starchy water before you do), you actually don’t need toin fact you shouldn’trinse your pasta.