7 Cooking Mistakes Every Home Chef Makes—and How to Fix Them
Though we'll likely never forget the toilet paper shortage that happened last year, many of the crazy things that happened in 2020 do not require rehashing. One upshot of the worldwide pandemic that does have a silver lining, however, is the increased interest our nation has shown in cooking.
What started as a need-based trend (remember how many of your friends had to learn to make decent coffee and scramble eggs for the first time?) has developed into a distinct and perceptible passion for perfecting home-cooked meals. You don't go through the extreme effort required to bake homemade sourdough or hot chocolate bombs just because you're avoiding eating out. No, this nation is hooked on the culinary arts. And in an effort to improve our already-advancing skills, here are seven cooking habits you need to give up in 2021—for the sake of your kitchen tools, time management, stress level, and (most importantly) nailing the most delicious dishes.