Cook the Perfect Pasta Using Open Source Software

Want the perfect pasta? Try making your own “passive cooker” that helps you cook pasta while saving energy. Created by the past maker, Barilla, the open source file is available for pasta-loving tinkerers to check out and improve upon. DesignBoom shares the details.

Barilla believes that a couple of minutes can make a difference, so they created a smart-home device Passive Cooker to help people boil their pasta in two minutes and fully cook it using passive cooking. To use it, the toy-looking device must be clipped onto the cooking pot’s lid and be paired with the user’s smartphone (yes, the device is so smart it has an app). When the water boils, the steam reaches the chip inside the mini device and alerts the user via their smartphone that the water is boiling.

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