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  • Use A Makeshift Double Boiler For Foolproof Pasta Carbonara

    Emulsifying hard cheese and pasta water into a perfectly smooth sauce is basically a graduate-level course in Pasta Thermodynamics. The pan must be hot enough to melt the cheese evenly, but not so hot that it seizes—or, in the case of pasta carbonara, you wind up with a big bowl of scrambled eggs.