When it comes to cooking, we all have our own little tricks or methods that can make the experience and finished product much more enjoyable. Sharing and learning these tips from other cooks only enhances this. A prompt on Reddit asked chefs to share their expertise, revealing their most valuable tips and tricks that every cook should know. Here are some of the best responses.
"The Roux is probably one of the most useful things in cooking; it's used as base for sauces. Heat up a few tbs of butter in a saucepan and stir in an equal amount of flour. Once it is thick and frothy you can add a liquid of your choice for the base of your sauce (milk or chicken stock are my favorites), add as much as necessary to reach your desired consistency. Add spices or melt cheese to make a great cheese sauce. Be creative!"