Community·Posted on Apr 10, 2018What Are The Best Cooking Tricks You've Learned From Watching TV?Has binge-watching Chopped taught you anything?by Jesse SzewczykBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Learning to cook can be difficult... Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Food Network But thanks to cooking shows, it can also be really entertaining. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Food Network Cooking shows are not only hella fun to watch, but they can also teach you clever and practical tricks for making your own cooking better. Tips like adding a little bit of espresso powder to chocolatey baked goods to make them taste better... Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Food Network This tip — which comes from Barefoot Contessa — enhances the chocolate flavor. Or making popcorn in a metal bowl so the popped kernels move their way up the sides of the bowl instead of burning on the bottom... Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Food Network Thanks, Good Eats. Or that the "tenderest" omelets are made with two to three eggs. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Ade Mangum/BuzzFeed Any more and it could get leathery, says Julia Child. So, what's the best cooking tip you've learned from TV or YouTube? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Food Network Any you swear by? Let us know the absolute best tips you've learned from watching cooking shows (and what shows they're from!) in the comments below. The best responses will be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post.