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May 22, 2009 07:07 AM

Re-using pasta/potato boiling water

Just wondering...Can I boil my pasta for pasta salad (using colander insert) then re-use the water to boil potatoes or vice versa? I don't want to boil multiple pots of water and over-heat my kitchen! Thanks!

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  1. I've done it, no problem. They are all mild starches...

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