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    Salted Boiling Water - What Does It Mean?

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    Total Time:

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    24 mins

    4 mins

    20 mins

    GypsyWinds's Note:

    I found a recipe similar to this online today, and had the best hours of laughing at the reviews. It became even funnier when I called my hubby and told him about it, he reminded me of my little sister's first official dinner cooked for her mother-In-law. (A great story I will included on my ME page later.) My DH made me see a need in having this posted for new cooks, as not everyone grows up with a good teacher from the start, with that in mind, here is my improved version.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cups

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Measure water into a pan that has a tight fitting lid, cover and turn on high.
    2. 2
      When water begins to boil - add salt, cover and return lid giving just a moment or two to return to a full rolling boil.
    3. 3
      Proceed with whatever recipe you have that says cook in "boiling salted water".
    4. 4
      Adjust water amounts according to amount of your recipe yield, keeping the water/salt ratio of 1 tsp salt to 1 cup water.
    5. 5
      TIPS:.
    6. 6
      Placing a lid on pan will help water to boil faster.
    7. 7
      ALWAYS add salt AFTER the water is boiling to prevent "pitting" of your pans, which can ruin a pan forever.
    8. 8
      NOTE:.
    9. 9
      After reading my first review,.
    10. 10
      I do want to explain I am NOT in ANYWAY picking fun at new cooks, everyone starts somewhere. The humor I found in the recipe listing at another site is the reviews so many people wrote in reply to reading the recipe. 736 reviews! Almost 90% are written in a good cooks humor. When I was done reading all I could handle, my sides ached, my cheeks were wet with tears of insane laughter, and I had called long distance to 2 sisters, making them listen! At the risk of being hit by the large Zaar spoon, I will just say the other recipe site starts with an E. (Please note: that is the only recipe I suggest for reading there! And 'Zaar is the ONLY www. site that I have a paid membership!) :).

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 29, 2010

      I just can't give this any stars. I don't know what happened but it didn't turn out right at all! As soon as it came to a boil, the lid blew off, went right through my kitchen ceiling and landing on my bed. The heat of the lid started my bed on fire. I had all my tax receipts on my bed because I had been sorting through them. I had to call 911 and the firefighters marched right through my house with muddy boots on. My cats got out because they left the front door open and I haven't seen them since. It's going to take me days to clean up all the mess and the cost will be astronomical! I will never ever use a recipe that requires salted boiling water again. BEWARE!!!! This stuff can ruin your life! It should only be handled by professionals.

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    • on September 16, 2008

      55

      Wow! Easy, quick and economical: What more could one ask???? I plan to put this in jars to give away to my many, many friends for Christmas this year. Thanks for a wonderful, authentic recipe!

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    • on July 12, 2013

      15

      I tried this one and it worked (kind of). BUT the real issue came when i branched out and tried to combine this with another of my favorite recipes, the Ice you make in the trays. you should check that one out. Well, as it turns out even though these are both pretty similar ingredients (both are water based) they go horribly together. what resulted was a lukewarm, salty soup kind of thing. no bueno.

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    Nutritional Facts for Salted Boiling Water - What Does It Mean?

    Serving Size: 1 (972 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 0.0
     
    Calories from Fat 0
    %
    Total Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 2332.5 mg
    97%
    Total Carbohydrate 0.0 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.0 g
    0%
    Protein 0.0 g
    0%

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