I used this tip last week when I was boiling some potatoes for potato salad.
To help a busy, distracted, or scatter-brained cook (like me!) avoid a messy stove top from potatoes boiling over, rub a thin layer of butter around the top rim of the pot. The potatoes won't boil over! :)
I happened to have an empty butter wrapper handy, so I used it to grease the top inch or two of my stock pot. I think the second or two it took for this extra step was worth it, since I was doing about 5 other things at the same time, getting ready for company! :)
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