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How can I keep pasta from sticking to itself?

We have a spaghetti dinner at our church and the problem is is that we don't mix it in with sauce because some don't want sauce others don't want a lot of sauce some do. So my question is after I cook the pasta I put it in a colander to drain and it sets till ready to put in hotel pan on the steam table, however by then it's stuck together, how can I keep this from happening or how do I keep it from happening?

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marked as duplicate by ElendilTheTall, rumtscho, Aaronut Feb 4 '12 at 17:29

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More or less exactly the same as cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/403/… –  ElendilTheTall Feb 4 '12 at 16:40
    
@ElendilTheTall I'd say exactly the same. –  Mien Feb 4 '12 at 17:08

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Add olive oil after draining and toss to coat.

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