Water is easy but there are other fluids in cooking that can be even worse, candy mixes as just one example. Not only do they reach higher temperatures they stick to the skin. I haven't figured out how to do it safely since going blind. :( Was barely safe for me even when I could see. On 1/1/10, Ann Parsons <akp@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Hi all, > > Jamey, > > Your question is a good one. Depends on what you're boiling. If it's > a teakettle, then the thing should whistle. If it's a pot, like a > pasta pot, you wait till you hear the change in the bubbling, and then > you put your hand above the pot about six inches so you can feel the > steam and not get burned. Does that help? > > Happy New Year, > Ann P. > > -- > Ann K. Parsons > Portal Tutoring > EMAIL: akp@xxxxxxxxxxxx > web site: http://www.portaltutoring.info > blog: > http://www.samobile.net/users/akp/blog > Skype: Putertutor > > "All that is gold does not glitter, > Not all those who wander are lost." > > Email services provided by the System Access Mobile Network. Visit > www.serotek.com to learn more about accessibility anywhere. > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of > available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > -- Soronel Haetir soronel.haetir@xxxxxxxxx To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.