Water is sterilized by bringing it to a rolling boil for one minute. At elevations over 6,500 feet, the water must boil for three minutes. More »

It takes five to 10 minutes to boil 6 to 8 cups of water. The water, pot and stove temperatures; the water's salinity; the pot's volume, surface area and conductivity; the altitude; and whether or not a lid is in place a... More »

When cooking sausage, boil it for about 20 minutes before transferring it to a grill. Make sure that you keep the water at a low boil, because if the boil is too high, the sausages split open before you get to put them o... More »

One popular sweet iced tea recipe is to boil 3 cups of water and put in two family-sized tea bags, boil for another minute, then cover and let it steep for 10 minutes. After removing the teabags, dissolve 1/2 cup of suga... More »

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To sterilize water, for irrigation or any other purpose, boil the water at full boil for at least one minute. Then, let the water cool, and store it in a clean container that is made for storing food or water. More »

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Seltzer water is just as healthy and hydrating as regular water, according to experts. Some concerns may have developed over the carbonation in seltzer water having negative health effects, including kidney stones and st... More »

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Bottled water comes in sizes as small as 8 ounces per bottle and as large as 2.5 gallons per fridge pack. Purified water may also be bought in 5-gallon jugs for use with commercial coolers in offices and warehouses. More »