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7 Cooking Myths That Are Basically Bogus

You're super hungry...but feeling super lazy. You've got some leftover veggies in the fridge, but microwaving them steals all their nutritional value, right? Might as well polish off that bag of Goldfish instead, right? Wrong.
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You're super hungry...but feeling super lazy. You've got some leftover veggies in the fridge, but microwaving them steals all their nutritional value, right? Might as well polish off that bag of Goldfish instead, right? Wrong. We debunk that and six other cooking myths below.

Myth: Salting pasta water makes it boil faster. Here's the truth.

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Myth: You need a massive amount of water to cook pasta. Here's the truth.

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Myth: Alcohol evaporates when cooked. Here's the truth.

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Myth: Searing meat seals in juices. Here's the truth.

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Myth: Microwaving destroys nutrients. Here's the truth.

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Myth: Food should be totally cooled before going into the refrigerator. Here's the truth.

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Myth: If you burn yourself, immediately treat it with ice. Here's the truth.

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