Prevent Pots from Boiling Over with the Vortex Overboil Ring {Giveaway}

by Chrystal Johnson on June 4, 2014

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Disclosure: I received these products as part of a paid advertorial.

Do you ever leave the kitchen for a few minutes and find that your pan is boiling over, making a huge mess on your stove? That has happened to me on more than one occasion – especially when I’m boiling milk to make a matcha latte.

When I read about the Vortex Overboil Ring from Bink Davies, I was really curious to see how it would work. The raised edges are supposed to keep liquid from boiling over, and because of the design, it will fit on a variety of different sizes of pans.

It’s made from silicone (not plastic), so it’s safe to use up to 500° F. That was important for me as we’re really trying to phase plastic out of our kitchen and move to safer materials.

I put it to the test when I was making noodles for the girls for lunch. I turned the heat up on high and let it go. It worked like a charm. It kept the water inside the pan and because it’s made from silicone, the seal around the pan kept any of it from leaking around the edges of the ring.

Now if only they made a smaller ring that would fit my small saucepan (the one I usually boil milk in), I’d be a happy camper!

silicone-lidI also go to try another one of Bink Davies’ products – the Cherry Blossom Silicone Lid. I don’t see the particular one I have on their website, but it’s similar to this one.

I had never seen anything like it before. You can put it on any smooth-rimmed stainless steel, glass, plastic or ceramic container to keep it sealed. I tried turning the lid once I put it on the bowl and it wouldn’t budge, so I know there was a good seal there.

It’s such a great idea to use this instead of plastic wrap! Much safer and more eco-friendly. Plus it’s pretty :-) I need to get a Large one for my bigger bowls that don’t have lids with them.

I noticed that there are a lot of cool products on the Bink Davies website. Go check it out!

Win an Overboil Ring!

One Happy Mothering reader will win a Overboil Ring from Bink Davies! Open to US residents only. Enter via the Rafflecopter form below. Good luck!
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I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

About Chrystal Johnson

Chrystal, publisher of Happy Mothering, is a mother of two sweet girls who believes in living a simple, natural lifestyle. A former marketing manager, Chrystal spends her time researching green and eco-friendly alternatives to improve her family's life. She enjoys sharing those discoveries with anyone who's willing to listen.

{ 23 comments… read them below or add one }

1 latanya June 4, 2014 at 8:19 am

I like the Banana Leaf Lid

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2 Carla D. June 4, 2014 at 9:12 am

I like the Cabbage Colander & Steamer.

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3 Brittney Minor
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June 4, 2014 at 9:16 am

I like the 16 oz Recycled Wine Bottle Tumblers!

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4 Margaret Anne @ Natural Chow June 4, 2014 at 10:44 am

I love the cabbage colander and steamer!
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5 Linda romer June 4, 2014 at 12:36 pm

I like the cabbage colander and steamer.

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6 Amanda Alvarado June 4, 2014 at 12:54 pm

I like the Lilypad Tea Infuser Set

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7 Melissa June 4, 2014 at 10:23 pm

Being from Ohio, I’m loving all the Ohio themed shirts!

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8 Letty C. June 5, 2014 at 5:59 am

I like the “Banana Leaf Lid”.

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9 debbie June 5, 2014 at 3:09 pm

I would love the Charles Viancin banana leaf silicone topper.

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10 Debbie June 5, 2014 at 3:40 pm

I like the Cabbage Colander & Steamer.

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11 Pamela Gurganus June 5, 2014 at 4:52 pm

Another product I really like is the Cabbage Colander & Steamer.

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12 Dorothy Teel June 6, 2014 at 12:13 pm

I love the different unusual items, like the Hillbilly glass and I love this Hibiscus Lid

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13 Jill A. Collins June 6, 2014 at 2:26 pm

The Chill Baby is too funny.

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14 Dani Osenbaugh June 7, 2014 at 8:56 pm

What an awesome site! I want one of everything for the kitchen, starting with all the sizes of those silicone lids. I didn’t think I’d ever get away from plastic wrap to seal bowls & baking dishes.

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15 polly June 7, 2014 at 10:21 pm

I like their red hand held pepper grinder

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16 Robin June 8, 2014 at 4:41 pm

Love all things Charles Viancin!

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17 Jessamine D. June 11, 2014 at 3:56 pm

I like the Farm Animal Butt Magnets. :)
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18 Anita June 12, 2014 at 11:03 am

They seem to be a good ccompany with usefull products.Thanks for sharing

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19 Sarah Oswald June 13, 2014 at 2:58 am

I like the Borrow My Pen Set the best

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20 Kitty Iecvan June 15, 2014 at 1:24 pm

I like the Cabbage Colander & Steamer.

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21 Maria B June 16, 2014 at 4:51 pm

I like Good Friends are like stars mug.

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22 Paol Trenny June 16, 2014 at 10:03 pm

I like the PIPEROID – Guyzer & Bean

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23 Annette June 18, 2014 at 11:09 am

I like the Honeycomb Ice Tray.

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