Budget101 Discussion List Archives Tips-n-Tricks Place a wooden spoon over pot to keep it from boiling over

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    • #264669

      my boyfriends mom told me this at first I thought yeah right but it works. when it starts to boil place a wooden spoon across the pot, it wont boil over

    • #400694

      Very true –this is one of those neat little tips.

    • #400735

      I love those neat little tips

    • #428178

      Something else that will work (at least it does when cooking beets) is to rub butter or margarine around the rim of the pot & they will not boil over. Have no idea why this works but it does (guess I should have paid more attention in my science classes years ago).

    • #428246

      Wow! What a great tip!

    • #428423

      Now that’s a tip! Thanks for sharing!

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Budget101 Discussion List Archives Tips-n-Tricks Place a wooden spoon over pot to keep it from boiling over