Re: [Distillers] boiling chips
- At any cooks supply store you can buy a boiling disc that is designed to put in the bottom of a pot. This will make a very loud rattle when boiling temp is reached. the design is about 2 inch round like a small wheel with a rim outside and a thin center.
Brian Bashford <tipitina@...> wrote:
Yes, I have somewhere, what appears to be the cut and rounded off bottom of
a glass 1lb. jam jar which used to be sold for putting in the bottom of a
saucepan of milk to prevent it boiling over.
> Literally common sense but suprised how many people dont know
> My grandmother and my mother always used a marble or two (normally what
> called a donker) when making jam which literally broke the boil and
> preventing the jam burning on the bottom of the pan. I personally use a
> small handful of broken glass in the bottom of the still which helps to
> diseminate the heat and gives you a better simmer.
> B.r., David
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