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5 Cooking Myths You Probably Believed

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Do you think you're a wiz in the kitchen?

You know all the hacks, tips, tricks and the food you produce comes out quickly and tastes great. You have a recipe book that rivals an ancient spell-book that you can work your own magic over the stove-top with.

Well, check out these lesser known facts that will make you question food and cooking as a whole.

How many did you already know?

1. Bread becomes stale after it loses moisture.

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Exactly the opposite actually. When bread absorbs moisture, it crystallizes which results in the dry and crumbly feeling you get of stale bread. Just another reason to tie up the bag after you pull out a slice.

2. Lobsters scream when you boil them.

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Do you avoid cooking fresh lobster at home because you're afraid of the screams when you put them in the pot? Those sounds you hear when lobster hits boiling water are not screams at all, but steam escaping from their shell. You can pass the garlic butter now.

Continue to the next page to find out what you've been doing wrong with your steaks.

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