Originally Posted by LadyCook61
I have no problem with pasta squeezing thru the holes , because I have wire mesh rectangular colander that sits over the sink.
Both my collander and pasta pot insert are not mesh, they are stainless steel with holes. When spaghetti gets through a hole it finds the side and hardens up. Pain in the butt to clean off.... half the spaghetti inside the collander, half out.
I do have a large over the sing collander that is mesh, but I figured I would lose too much down the drain