10 Popular Food Hacks That Are Actually Totally False

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Cooking is full of advice that we've picked up from everyone from our grandmothers to Gordon Ramsay: Don't store bread in the fridge. Salted water boils faster. Honey never expires.
But not every accepted bit of wisdom is true. In fact, one of the facts above is 100% not true. Before you get mad about this game of Two Truths And A Lie you never asked to play, read on. We've gathered some of the most pervasive kitchen myths in one place to stop the misinformation once and for all. We promise we're not just here to burst your bubble — once you know the real truth behind these common myths, you'll be a better cook, too.
So read on and see how many of these you believed.