Sure, you wouldn't call yourself a fancy chef, but you probably consider yourself pretty good in the kitchen — which is why you're going to freak out a little when we tell you you're probably not cooking basic dishes the way they should be cooked. We know; it's pretty shocking. But think of it this way: Once you're able to come to terms with the mistakes you've been making, you'll be able to whip up these common dishes — including asparagus, scrambled eggs, and bacon — with ease. Now, you can shake your head all you want — or you can read about how to properly prepare the simple foods you’ve been making the wrong way all along. Curious? Read on!