Being organised and prepared is often the difference between success and disaster. Some prep tasks include:
- Reading the recipe. Twice.
- Making sure you have everything you need, both ingredients and utensils.
- Clearing/cleaning your kitchen work space.
- Measuring ingredients.
- Chopping ingredients.
- Weighing ingredients.
- Preparing pots and pans.
- Preheating oven.
- Preparing serving ware.
These are just some of the things to do BEFORE you start cooking. It will ensure efficiency in the kitchen and produce better results.