Pasta cooking, is this safe?
I'm currently cooking some tube pasta and some metal fell in it after the lid to the pot broke. This lid is about a year old and a small rubber washer, a screw and a small metal disc were cooking with the pasta for about 5 minutes before I noticed. Is this pasta still safe to eat?
Just wondering as pasta absorbs the water and it's had metal / rubber in it. Thanks in advance!
Answer: The truth is, I don't know for sure. All I know is that when it is me, I err on the side of caution. So I'd dump the pasta and water, wash the pan, and start again. If in doubt... and all that.
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