Preventing Boil-Overs - "Tricks of the Trade"
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Watched pots never boil. But unwatched pots do. And in a busy kitchen, they sometimes boil over. Keep a whisk next to the stove at all times. When a boil-over is imminent, plunge the whisk into the pot and beat rapidly. The bubbles will recede immediately, allowing enough time to remove the pot from the heat before its contents spill over.