Boiling: to cook in liquid (typically water or stock) that is heated enough to bubble and vaporize; any temperature above 212 degrees F.
Our Five Favorite Boiling Recipes
From potatoes to pasta, to eggs and lobster, boiling is a staple cooking method that is used to prepare a variety of ingredients. Season the liquid in which your boiling with salt, spices, oil, or stock for added flavor.
3. Potato Salad
Our Four Favorite Pans for Boiling
Boiling generally involves a substantial amount of liquid to prepare food in. Look for deep or wide pans that can hold the liquid and ingredients. Handles and lids are functional and practical to reduce the risk of liquid boiling out and to easily transport the heated pot and its contents from stovetop to sink or table.
1. Anolon Nouvelle Copper Covered Stockpot: suitable for all cooktops, this amply-sized pot is designed with copper for optimal heat control; metal utensil and oven safe to 500 degrees F.
2. Anolon Advanced Bronze Covered Wide Stockpot: features rubberized handles, a shatter-resistant glass lid, and professional quality bronze and dark brown nonstick inside and out.
3. Rachael Ray Cucina Covered Oval Pasta Pot: designed to help keep larger pasta noodles intact, this colorful and space-saving pot features PFOA-free nonstick.
4. Farberware Classic Series Covered Straining Stockpot: featuring a lid with built-in colander, this convenient pot is made from heavy-duty aluminum and polished stainless steel.
How to: Boil
Use this cooking method to prepare boiled eggs, for recipes like Deviled Eggs.
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