To store cooked spaghetti noodles for later use:
1. After cooking, place in colander and rinse with cold water until spaghetti is cold. Drain well.
2. Toss with 1 tablespoon cooking oil (optional) and place in plastic food storage bag. Seal tightly and refrigerate.
3. When ready to serve, place in colander and rinse with hot water until noodles are hot. Drain well. Serve immediately.
If meatballs are preferred rather than sauce: Prepare meatball recipe. Prepare spaghetti sauce, omitting meat. Add meatballs to sauce while it is simmering.