Photo: Oxmoor House
January 07, 2014

While the scientifically accurate answer is yes, salt water will come to a boil faster than unsalted water, the true answer—as it affects our lives in the kitchen—is no. The amount of salt we put in a pot of water to cook, say, pasta, will not measurably affect the amount of time it takes for the water to come to a boil.

You May Like