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Cooking Mistakes

5 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Cooking With Butter

Bon Appetit | Posted 03.11.2016 | Taste
Bon Appetit

BY ROCHELLE BILOW Credit: Alex Lau It's a trope, but it's also true: Butter makes everything better. French pastries would just be sad cracker...

The Essential Tools For Fixing Kitchen Mistakes

Food52 | Posted 03.17.2015 | Taste

So many of my early kitchen mishaps could've been avoided if only I'd had this griddle/grill.

The Cooking Mistake You're Making That Ruins Everything

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 01.28.2015 | Taste

Just give your food some space.

5 Tricks For Rescuing A Bad Meal

Posted 10.10.2014 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Don't panic, and don't throw it out. Instead, follow these suggestions for rescuing blah salads, salty soups and more. Like Us...

7 Common Fried Chicken Mistakes -- And How To Avoid Them

Bon Appetit | Posted 09.13.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

It's time to get back in the kitchen with your chicken.

8 Hilarious F*ck-Ups From TV's Biggest Chefs

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 06.13.2014 | Taste

It's National Kitchen Klutzes of America Day! See how Food TV stars are just like us.

The Most Common 'Common Cooking Mistakes' Of All Time

Bon Appetit | Posted 07.20.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

There are four big things you need to watch out for, no matter if you're making cookies, quinoa, salmon, or salad.

3 Mistakes We All Make With Spaghetti, Steak And Broccoli

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

We cook these foods all the time -- and didn't even know we were doing it the wrong way. By Lynn Andriani The Spaghetti Mistake: Sticking Noodle...

WATCH: Even Professional Chefs Screw It Up In The Kitchen

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 05.01.2014 | Taste

What doesn't kill you in the kitchen, will only make you a stronger cook

9 Mistakes That A Busy Cook Makes

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

Here's how to recover from -- or just plain avoid -- the classic kitchen gaffes that often happen in our race to get dinner on the table. By Lynn A...

The 'Mistake' That Leads To Better Brownies

Epicurious | Posted 02.24.2014 | Taste

Most get overcooked and crusty, but these brownies are as fudgy along the edges as they are in the center.

25 Cooking Mistakes Even Good Cooks Make

Julie R. Thomson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste

We're willing to bet that you yourself are committing some of these mistakes too.

The Pie Doctor: Remedies For All Your Pie Problems

Posted 11.26.2013 | Taste

Soggy crust? Trouble rolling out your dough? We've got the answer for all your pie problems.

10 Mistakes You're Making With Your Mashed Potatoes

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 12.02.2013 | Taste

Though mashed potatoes seem simple, they're actually pretty finicky, and surprisingly easy to destroy.

5 Ways You're Psyching Yourself Out In The Kitchen

Bon Appetit | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

You follow a recipe three times, it yields great results, and then you invite people over, make your go-to dish again, and something's off.

5 Things You're Doing Wrong With Your Food

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani You'll never buy bad broccoli or spend precious time cleaning shrimp again (plus, three more cooking tasks to stop doing right now...

Keep Your Eye on the Barbie When the Corn's on the Grill

David Latt | Posted 11.05.2013 | Taste
David Latt

First rule of cooking: use a timer. Second rule of cooking: keep it with you. Third rule of cooking: when it goes off, check what you are cooking.

9 Mistakes You're Making With Potato Salad

Posted 08.26.2013 | Taste

Don't be the person who messes up this simple dish.

The Saddest Taco Fails In History

Posted 07.31.2013 | Taste

We're warning you, mayonnaise is involved.

Meatball Problems: The 8 Most Common Mistakes

Bon Appetit | Posted 07.18.2013 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Every Italian grandmother has her own secret for perfect meatballs. But if you're not a nonna, meatballs can be difficult.

8 Grilling Disasters & How to Avoid Them

The Stir | Posted 08.06.2013 | Taste
The Stir

Grilling isn't fool-proof. We've learned that the hard way.

The Worst Egg Fails In History

Posted 06.05.2013 | Taste

Fourteen cooking disasters that are so much worse than yours could ever be.

10 Mistakes You're Making With Grilled Cheese

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 05.29.2013 | Taste

Bread, cheese and butter. How can we still be messing these up?

Kitchen Fails: Memoirs of My Cooking Disasters

Food Riot | Posted 05.07.2013 | Taste
Food Riot

We aren't always rockstars in the kitchen

Smoothie Mistakes You're Probably Making

Bon Appetit | Posted 05.07.2013 | Taste
Bon Appetit

These common mistakes could turn your tasty meal into a total drag. Here's how to avoid them.