Keeping Pots From Boiling Over

Before boiling potatoes, pasta, or rice, rub margarine around the top inside of the pan to keep it from boiling over.

By Sandy from Graettinger, IA

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January 25, 20100 found this helpful

Turning down the temp as soon as rice or pasta is added to the boiling water does the trick too ;-)

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January 26, 20100 found this helpful

Just lay a wooden spoon over the pot. Works every time, the water will not boil over.

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