Gretchen Rossi doesn't only know how to make the most delicious, cozy pasta dish ever — she also knows how to prevent a common kitchen mishap. During a recent, impromptu cooking show on Instagram Stories, The Real Housewives of Orange County alum shared the simplest trick for preventing a pot from boiling over. And all you'll need to do it is a wooden spoon.
After dumping her butternut-squash ravioli into a pot of boiling water, Gretchen perched a wooden spoon over the top of the cooking vessel. She explained that the technique stops the water from boiling over the edge. Huh! Who knew?
We've covered a ton of the best cooking hacks before — but this one's brand new to us. (You?)
To get the most of this quick tip, keep scrolling and study Gretchen's expert spoon placement:
Photo: @gretchenrossi/Instagram Stories
We're so curious to see if this works! In fact, it's a perfect excuse to make some ravioli tonight... as if we ever need an excuse.
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