Community·Posted on Jan 15, 2021Professional Chefs: What's The Most Common Mistake We're Making?Please help us out!by Kayla YandoliBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink I'm just gonna cut to the chase, folks: There are some of us who think we're total pros while cooking in the kitchen, when in reality, there are a *bunch* of mistakes we make without even knowing it. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Disney / Pixar So, if you're a professional chef in the cooking world, I want to hear directly from you. Please help us out and share the biggest cooking mistakes we're making in the kitchen! CBS Maybe we always put oil in our pots while boiling pasta, but we really shouldn't because "the sauce will just slide right off your pasta." CBS Suggested by Reddit user 8004MikeJones Or perhaps if we over-salt our food, we throw out the meal and start all over again — but adding acid to the dish will actually save it. Bon Appétit / Via youtube.com Or maybe we never clean up our kitchens as we're cooking a meal, when in reality, it's important to do so because it helps cook additional recipes with more space and ease. Fox It's a simple mistake, but a big one nonetheless! Whatever it is, we want to know! Professional chefs, please tell us the biggest cooking mistakes we're making in the kitchen. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Lifetime The best submissions will be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post!