RecipeTips.com's video tip on how to prevent boil overs. For more cooking tips and advice visit RecipeTips.com.
Transcript: Here is a quick tip. The next time you are boiling potatoes, add one tablespoon of butter or margarine to help prevent boil overs. It works every time. For more great tips, visit RecipeTips.com.
When using apples in a recipe where they are served fresh, let us show you how to prevent apples from turning brown so they will stay looking fresh longer. When cooking apples it is not as much of a concern because once they are cooked, the browning will stop.
Using the term "boiled" when referring to cooking eggs in the shell can be misleading, because eggs referred to as "hard-boiled" or "soft-boiled" should never be cooked at a full boil for the entire length of the cooking time.
A type of product that controls or protects liquids from boiling over while cooking, often referred to as a "pot watcher" that is used to keep the liquid contained to a rolling boil rather than foaming boil.
A rice product marketed as a convenience food in which parboiled rice is sealed in a plastic bag. The home cook simply plunges the bag into a pan of boiling water and it is cooked for the length of time called for on the package instructions.