We like to think of cooking as an art form. And in many ways, that’s true. It does take creativity, intuition and taste to think up and cook delicious food. However, there is plenty of science involved in cooking, and, while art may be up for interpretation, there is plenty you can do wrong in the kitchen. Click through to check out some of the most pervasive myths about cooking, and share your own favorite myths in the comments.
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1. Myth: Your Oven’s Temperature is Always Reliable.
Reality: Think your oven temperature is really at 350 degrees? Think again! Most home ovens are not so accurate, and can be off by as much as 50 degrees — mine was! The solution? Buy an oven thermometer and gauge the internal temperature by that. You can also get your oven serviced.
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