Dessert tip by tsfirefly "Get the basic chemistry right, and then play with the flavors to your heart's content!"
Soup tip by foodiewife "Don't be afraid to keep tasting, and seasoning until it tastes right. I never use table salt-- only kosher salt or sea salt. Go easy, be patient. You can always add more, but it's hard to take away too much!"
Dinner tip by tiffanirozier "A great finish depends on a great beginning, use fresh ingredients!"
Beverage lesson learned by jamie "Measure your booze, eye your creamer (get it to the color coffee you like it to be)"
Dinner lesson learned by Miss Jackie "The most important thing I've learned is it takes a lot of practice and many tries to sometimes have a meal come out absolutely perfect. Don't give up! Use it as motivation to keep trying."