By Kemp Minifie
As more and more people get into cooking--whether inspired by hipster TV chefs, luscious food photos in magazines and blogs, or the need to save money by cutting out restaurant meals--recipes have become more important than ever. Although there are plenty of flawed recipes out there in cyberspace, the good, well-tested ones can be ruined by users' flawed assumptions.
Check out the slideshow above for the five most common mistakes I encountered during many years as a magazine food editor talking to countless readers.
Image Credit: Romulo Yanes