When chopping herbs, toss a little salt onto the cutting board; it will keep the herbs from flying around.
Set out all your ingredients and tools before you start cooking so you know you have everything.
Adding salt when hard boiling eggs helps the shells to be removed easier after they have cooled.
After working with garlic, rub your hands vigorously on your stainless steel sink for 30 seconds before washing them. It will remove the odor!
Cook pasta 1 minute less than the package instructions and cook it the rest of the way in the pan with sauce.
Store your spices in a cool, dark place, not above your stove. Humidity, light and heat will cause herbs and spices to lose their flavor!
Electric mixers help the cooking process go by a lot faster and give a better texture and consistency!
When working with butter, make sure you thaw it out before adding it to your mixture to let it soften. If the butter if frozen, throwing it in the microwave for 10 seconds can help!
When using the oven or stove, make sure to use an oven mitt so that you don't burn yourself. That would be a problem
Set a timer to make sure your food doesn’t burn. Check in regularly before the timer goes off just incase your food finishes early.
Read the entire recipe before you start cooking.