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Common Cooking Myths Debunked: Screaming Lobsters And More

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Cooking can be a little tricky. You have to deal with sharp knives and onions that make you cry. There's also the fear of getting sick from bacteria in raw meat. But the worst part is that while we're cooking in the kitchen, making our way through all these culinary obstacles, we're not equipped with all the proper facts.

There are a handful of kitchen "truths" that many home cooks (and some professional ones) swear by which are just straight up not true. And we're willing to bet that you believe at least half of them. (Don't worry, most of our editors did too.) Click through the slideshow below, and get to the truth in your kitchen.

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