Tried-and-True Tips for Beginner Cooks

Tackling mincing, sauteeing and frying for the first time? Get helpful hints from our community of expert cooks on how to get started (13 Photos)

Erica Policow on Nov 18, 2009 at 6:31PM

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Tried-and-True Tips for Beginner Cooks

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"1. Read completely through a recipe and gather all ingredients before starting to cook.

2. After chopping, dicing or slicing, use the blunt side (as opposed to the sharp edge) of the knife to scrape the results into a bowl or pan. Less wear and tear on the blade!”

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