You shouldn't coat spaghetti with oil because that prevents it from absorbing sauce later.
To reduce stickiness:
Use plenty of water.
Bring water to a rolling boil before adding pasta.
Cook only to al dente.
The place olive oil gets used is in restaurant kitchens. At restaurants they precook pasta just until it wilts; coat with olive oil and put in the fridge; then when they have an order they boil it another minute or two to finish cooking it. That way they can put orders together much faster than if they had to cook pasta from the beginning.
well it seems to work - I used to add the oil to the water as it was cooking but somehow they still got sticky... Sometimes i chop up garlic and parsley and throw that in as well, with salt and pepper and it make a nice side :)
Use Barilla noodles, they done stick, or you could add a bit of butter while the noodles are cooking
I drain the noodles completely, rinse with very hot water and add just a bit of olive oil.
Put oil or butter in the water when they're being boiled.
This makes a lot of sense, lol. Thanks.
rinse with cold water