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Last Updated on December 18, 2020

This Product Can Help You Cook Your Pasta 50% Faster

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This Product Can Help You Cook Your Pasta 50% Faster

Americans love their pasta. A study by restaurant survey site Zagat found out that 44% of Americans will have pasta 3-4 times a week, 23% will have it 1-2 times a week and another 21% said they would have at least once a month.
But making this favorite meal can sometimes be a frustration. The usual Pasta maker requires at least 20 minutes making pasta. You will need another 15 minutes to make a good stew. After a long day at work, the last thing you need is to spend over 30 minutes making a meal. That’s why you need the Fasta Pasta microwave pasta maker.

What is Fasta Pasta microwave pasta maker?

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    This is a product by River Colony Trading, a company that deals in household goods including cooking wares. River Colony has been selling on Amazon since 2007 and Fasta Pasta is one of their pioneer products.Fasta Pasta is made of material that is microwave safe. The tub design comes with marked water levels for different servings of pasta. It can handle up to 4 servings of pasta. There is a strainer lid to easily drain excess water.

    How Can This Pasta Maker Save Us From Waiting

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      With the Fasta Pasta, there is no need to prior boil the water. All you have to do is put in your pasta, the correct amount of water, put it in the microwave and your pasta is ready in as few as 5 minutes.
      The Fasta pasta is stick-free so you don’t have to scrape out stuck pasta with a spoon. You make perfect ‘al dente’ with this pasta maker. The Fasta Pasta also comes with a strainer lid, so all you have to do is incline the pasta maker and you have perfect soggy free pasta.

      The biggest advantage of the Fasta Pasta is that you don’t have to boil pasta. This drastically reduces the time you need to cook a meal, especially if you are doing it for 2-3 people. Although 1 Fasta Pasta can handle 4 servings, you can put 2 Fasta Pasta in the standard microwave, meaning you can prepare a meal for up to 8 people in less than 15 minutes.

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      See Why Most Of The Users Love This Product So Much

      Why spend more than 30 minutes preparing your favorite meal when you can do it in less than 15 minutes? The Fasta Pasta is quick, needs less work and gives you perfect ‘al dente’ pasta.

      “It’s the same, but there’s a pasta cooking chart that comes with it….tells serving size, water level, and cooking time. It’s for many types of pasta, spaghetti, linguini, fettuccini, lasagna, macaroni, shell pasta, egg noodles. I like this pasta cooker, unless I’m cooking a very large amount.”By Nancy Kay on January 5, 2015

      What are you waiting for? Get the Fasta Pasta original microwave pasta maker at Amazon now!

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      Camping can be hard work, but it’s the preparation that’s even harder. There are usually a lot of things to do in order to make sure that you and your family or friends have the perfect camping experience. But sometimes you might get to your destination and discover that you have left out one or more crucial things.

      There is no dispute that preparation and organization for a camping trip can be quite overwhelming, but if it is done right, you would see at the end of the day, that it was worth the stress. This is why it is important to ensure optimum planning and execution. For this to be possible, it is advised that in addition to a to-do-list, you should have a camping checklist to remind you of every important detail.

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      Why You Should Have a Camping Checklist

      Creating a camping checklist makes for a happy and always ready camper. It also prevents mishaps.  A proper camping checklist should include every essential thing you would need for your camping activities, organized into various categories such as shelter, clothing, kitchen, food, personal items, first aid kit, informational items, etc. These categories should be organized by importance. However, it is important that you should not list more than you can handle or more than is necessary for your outdoor adventure.

      Camping checklists vary depending on the kind of camping and outdoor activities involved. You should not go on the internet and compile a list of just any camping checklist. Of course, you can research camping checklists, but you have to put into consideration the kind of camping you are doing. It could be backpacking, camping with kids, canoe camping, social camping, etc. You have to be specific and take note of those things that are specifically important to your trip, and those things which are generally needed in all camping trips no matter the kind of camping being embarked on.

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      Here are some tips to help you prepare for your next camping trip.

      1. First off, you must have found the perfect campground that best suits your outdoor adventure. If you haven’t, then you should. Sites like Reserve America can help you find and reserve a campsite.
      2. Find or create a good camping checklist that would best suit your kind of camping adventure.
      3. Make sure the whole family is involved in making out the camping check list or downloading a proper checklist that reflects the families need and ticking off the boxes of already accomplished tasks.
      4. You should make out or download a proper checklist months ahead of your trip to make room for adjustments and to avoid too much excitement and the addition of unnecessary things.
      5. Checkout Camping Hacks that would make for a more fun camping experience and prepare you for different situations.

      Now on to the checklist!

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      Here is how your checklist should look

      1. CAMPSITE GEAR

      • Tent, poles, stakes
      • Tent footprint (ground cover for under your tent)
      • Extra tarp or canopy
      • Sleeping bag for each camper
      • Sleeping pad for each camper
      • Repair kit for pads, mattress, tent, tarp
      • Pillows
      • Extra blankets
      • Chairs
      • Headlamps or flashlights ( with extra batteries)
      • Lantern
      • Lantern fuel or batteries

      2.  KITCHEN

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      • Matches or lighter
      • Pot
      • French press or portable coffee maker
      • Corkscrew
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      • Ice
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      • Cutting board
      • Foil
      • soap
      • Sponge, dishcloth, dishtowel
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      • Extra bin for washing dishes

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      5. OTHER ITEMS

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      • Maps, area information

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