Food & Drink

13 Awful Cooking Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Published On 08/03/2015 Published On 08/03/2015

Rinsing Hot Cookware

Trying to Catch a Knife

Using Wet Oven Mitts

Fighting a Grease Fire

Serving Without Tasting

Substituting Soy Sauce

Sticking to Your Recipe (Sometimes)

Not Sharpening Knives

Smashing Burgers

Leaving the Kitchen

Making Red Pepper Potpourri

Bonus: Grab Bag

Gianni Jaccoma is a staff writer for Thrillist, and his favorite cooking utensil is the fire extinguisher. Follow his flame-retardant tweets @gjaccoma, and send your news tips to