If you’re new to cooking, you’re likely making a lot of mistakes. Mistakes that could be costing you time. Mistakes that can put your tastebuds at risk.

But don’t despair! Lots of us make these mistakes since we’re not professionals. The good news is there are professional chefs who share their tips on the internet to help out us amateurs.

These tips will help keep you safe and will help you create the most delicious dishes. Cooking can be made a lot more fun and easier when you know what you’re doing. You might also want to share this with someone you know who needs help in the kitchen.

Here are 30 most common mistakes amateurs make in the kitchen, according to pro chefs: