Culinary school grads share the best cooking tips they learned on the job

in a recent Reddit thread in r/Cooking, more than one thousand chefs shared their “golden tips to cooking” that they learned on the job. here are some of the best cooking tips within the thread. 1. Substitute bacon fat for butter or olive oil. one person revealed you can use the fat “anywhere you’d use butter, lard or oil to infuse a bacon flavor”. 2. A little bit of flavoring can go a long way. A touch of heat, umami, sugar or acid can turn a flat dish into something people crave. 3. Always dry your ingredient before cooking. Doing this prevents your final product from being too watery. 4. Clean while you cook. most professional chefs agree that a clean kitchen is more conducive to cooking