Beginners in the kitchen aren’t exempt from committing cooking mistakes. With inexperience comes missteps, and that’s inevitable. No one will fault you for burning a pot of white rice, turning a supposedly medium-rare steak into an extra well-done piece of charcoal meat. That’s all OK. 

What’s not OK is a repeat offense. Committing the same errors over and over is a clear indication that you learned nothing. And if you aspire to be a decent home cook, at the very least, learning from your mistakes is non-negotiable. 

But what if you can avoid these crucial blunders from the get-go? It is possible, especially if you have a ‘cheat sheet.’ That’s what this short article is for. 

The Most Common Beginner Cooking Mistakes