When you think about making your meals taste better, or becoming a better cook, what presents itself to your mind? Do you wish you had the money to splurge on luxurious ingredients like really high-end olive oil and aged cheese? (Personally, I wish I had a white truffle perched on my windowsill all the time.) Or do you wish you could go to culinary school and learn the fine arts of French cooking?
All of these things are well and good, but there are so many ways you can improve your cooking right now, without spending a dime. Here are 14 absolutely free ways to take your cooking up to the next level.