Tina’s Tried & Tested Tuesday Tips #2

I’m sure you’ve heard of it, but have you tried it?

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Apparently if you place a wooden spoon over a boiling pan, the water won’t rise above it.

I didn’t really believe this at first. Have you seen water boil over? It’s uncontrollable! So while boiling some pasta, I gave it a go and purposely let the water go crazy. But it didn’t. It actually stopped at the spoon and calmed down!

You can only use a wooden spoon though, as it has to be colder than the boiling water.

This one I’ve found really useful as sitting there watching the pan just isn’t my thing!

Conclusion: It works!

Tried it? Or going to?

Feel free to send me some tips to try!

Let me know if it helps and if you like, you can check out my other tips here: Tuesday Tips

Tina x
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