01/10/2012 02:14 pm ET Updated Mar 11, 2012

9 Ridiculous Cooking Myths You Probably Believe

We don't expect all of our readers to know everything about cooking. At least some of our readers probably aren't expert chefs (though, yes, we assume that most are). It's OK if everyone doesn't know how to properly prepare a blowfish, or how to pair the right wine with the right dinner. You're not a master chef by any means, but you still know a few basic food truths, right?

Well guess what: You're wrong about those, too.