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When a recipe tells you to time something as soon as it boils, what point is that exactly?

Is it as soon as you see a bubble come to the surface or is it as soon as it starts into a serious full boil?

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Asked by Anonymous at 5:39 PM on Aug. 7, 2009 in Food & Drink

Answers (7)
  • I usually start timing when I notice that it's boiling. LOL! Cause I'm usually doing other things and not actually watching the water boil.

    Answer by Christina807 at 5:44 PM on Aug. 7, 2009

  • when you see the water....OH YA BOILING!!!!! GENUIS I TELL YA!!


    Answer by Crushersmommy at 5:44 PM on Aug. 7, 2009

  • When the bubbles come to the surface!!!

    Answer by crazypink at 5:46 PM on Aug. 7, 2009

  • agree with crazypink

    Answer by looovemybabies at 5:51 PM on Aug. 7, 2009

  • When it is at a rolling boil

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:08 PM on Aug. 7, 2009

  • serious rolling boil

    Answer by admckenzie at 8:21 PM on Aug. 7, 2009

  • I always wait until its a rolling boil...

    Answer by momma_marian at 9:10 PM on Aug. 7, 2009

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