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Double Boiler tips?

Pericles | | Nov 5, 2006 09:47 AM

Ok... I bought a double boiler this year, finally, to use in making fudge. I've been doing it for a couple of years but it's a real struggle to do it in a regular pan.

The problem is, I don't really know how to use a double boiler... I've tried this and tried that, but I can't get the temperature of my mixture to rise above 200 degrees fahrenheit, and I need to hit the 235-245 range. I'm not sure exactly what I'm doing wrong, no matter how high I set the heat on my stove, it won't get hotter than that, and it's a gas stove, it's not like it's not putting out enough heat...