How To Stop Ladles Dripping When Serving Soup

Ladling out a soup or stew can quickly turn your kitchen into a big mess. America's Test Kitchen shows us how we can achieve drip-free ladling without having to hold the destination bowl over the pot.

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First, drop the ladle into the soup and fill it to the desired amount. Before you lift the ladle out, dip it back in so that the liquid comes halfway up the ladle. The tension on the bottom of the ladle grabs any drips, so when you do finally pull it out you'll be able to transfer it to a bowl without spilling soup all over the place.

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