People Are Sharing Their Best "Secret" Cooking Tips And Tricks That You Won't Find In Cookbooks Or Online

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Cooking is an art — and there's only so much you can learn from reading recipes. Sometimes, you just need to experiment and try out new techniques and ingredients for yourself. So Redditor u/katieasaur asked, "What is your secret technique that you've never seen in cookbook or online?" Some of the responses were fascinating, and I can't wait to try them in my own kitchen.

Mixing a roux in a sauce pan.
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Ladle, batter and hot waffle iron.
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Pico de gallo ingredients on walnut cutting board.
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Mushrooms being poured into a pan.
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Hands kneading homemade dough
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Grated butter on wooden board.
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Mixing chocolate chip cookies.
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Pickled red onion in a jar.
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Mini uncooked cinnamon rolls.
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Cook Zesting the peel of a lemon on a microplane grater.
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Close-up of bowl of grits topped with butter.
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garlic and spices with garlic press on a chopping board
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Banana bread mixture being emptied into a baking tray.
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Fresh chopped Portobello mushrooms.
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Creamy mac 'n' cheese shells.
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Preparing fresh tomato sauce.
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Young woman preparing batter for pancakes.
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Garlic and oil.
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man washing sauce pan with sponge at sink.
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Casserole of baked cauliflower florets with breadcrumbs
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Squeezing lemons for juice.
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Hard shell tacos.
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Homemade cheese sauce in a pan.
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Chocolate chip oatmeal raisin cookies.
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Chocolate cake and coffee.
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Making French toast.
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Crispy pork rinds in a bowl.
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Light and fluffy scrambled eggs with toast.
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Sautéeing greens on the stovetop.
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Meat with a dry rub.
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Banana pudding in a glass.
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32.What's your favorite underrated cooking tip, trick, or hack? Share in the comments!