New York Times food writer Mark Bittman has debunked a few kitchen myths on his blog, Bitten.
One of them? That you shouldn’t rinse mushrooms because they’ll soak up the water. Turns out that’s just not true.
Check out the other myths debunked here.
Although the one about baked potatoes isn’t really a myth, I certainly agree that the only perfect baked potato comes out of an oven, not a microwave!
News of the weird: According to the Serious Eats blog, the founder of Wisconsin cheese company Roth Käse has bought a huge, underground cave north of Nashville that he plans to use for aging cheese.