Demystifying 'Hard' Things To Cook (PHOTOS)

04/24/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

As part of The Week of Eating In, we're challenging the conventional wisdom that deems certain foods too hard to cook for the inexperienced. We understand that cooking may seem like a daunting task at times, but if you bear with us, we can show you that some things aren't as scary to cook as they look. Don't quit before you've even gotten started-- you can whisk polenta into submission, just like the pros.

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Demystifying 'Hard' Things To Cook