Not all of us love to cook, but most of us have to. That’s why it’s so nice to get some advice from those who are good at it to save us some time and effort (not to mention make our food taste better!).

Redditor u/jellysnake asked a question of chefs in the r/AskReddit subreddit and it got over 13k comments and over 30k upvotes:

“Chefs: what’s your number one useful cooking tip?”

We collected 35 of the best: