Every cook knows just how effective a recipe can be, especially when used well. A recipe can only make a difference for you if you follow the instructions outlined therein in detail. You should also do yourself a favor and know how long the whole process will take, not forgetting to follow the order carefully- if you really want to make a tasty meal with any recipe.
Read the WHOLE recipe twice
This might seem like overkill to some, but I assure you it’s the safest way to go. You might pick up on things you didn’t see the first time.