05/16/2012 09:47 am ET Updated Aug 31, 2012

The Best Cooking Tips From Moms

Whether our moms (and even grandmas) were culinary geniuses or hated to cook, many of them still found themselves putting dinner on the table to feed their families. And because of that cooking experience, these wise women in our lives have developed tricks of the trade when it comes to cooking.

If you're lucky, they shared some of their wisdom with you. Click through the slideshow below to see what culinary tricks the women in our lives have shared -- and share with us what you've learned from yours!

Mom Tricks