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10 Bad Cooking Habits You Should Break (Page 3)

Stirring Your Food Too Much

2. Stirring Your Food Too Much

It’s tempting to stir your food constantly to prevent burning, but stirring too much can be a bad thing. It prevents browning—a flavor booster you get by letting your food sit on a hot surface—and it breaks food apart, making your meal mushy. Resist the urge to stir constantly unless the recipe specifically tells you to do so.

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