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Common Cooking Mistakes that will Ruin Your Food


Are you guilty of these common cooking errors?

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Cooking Potatoes in Water at a Full Boil

Many people cook potatoes at a full rolling boil, only to discover that the outsides are overcooked and the insides are still somewhat raw. Boiling water will cook the potatoes faster, but it won't ensure even cooking. Your best bet is to simmer the potatoes, whole or uncut for about 15 minutes (more or less, depending on their size). The potatoes are done when you can easily pierce them with a fork, and the tongs come out clean.

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