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Travel Mug Pasta!  Fun, easy, fast food cooked “passively”!

If you own an insulated travel coffee mug, you have a powerful pasta cooking tool at your fingertips that can cut cooking and cleaning time and energy use! First – we need to better understand the science (thermodynamics) of …. WATER. This will only take a minute but is enormously powerful, critical information for the energy efficient cook (or any human for that matter), so hang with me here. The water molecule You see, water (H2O) is made up of 2 hydrogen and one oxygen atoms and is a polar molecule. This means that due to the way the hydrogen and oxygen connect to each other, the resulting molecule is partially positively charged (on the H side) and partially negatively charged (on the

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