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13 Common Cooking Mistakes, And How To Avoid Them

Too much heat kills scrambled eggs.

01/04/2017 2:04 AM AEDT | Updated 01/04/2017 3:12 PM AEDT

While many of us joke about not being able to boil water or cook a piece of toast, there really are some seemingly simple tasks in the kitchen that are trickier to master than imagined.

Take cooking a pot of pasta for example. You just chuck it in and it basically cooks itself, right? Not exactly. The size of your pot matters because if it is too small it won't cook properly and will likely stick together. Make sure you use the biggest pot you have, and stir the past as soon as it's put into the water.

For 12 more common mistakes (and how to avoid them), check out the below infographic.

Happy cooking!

Infographic by Quid Corner

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