The Arsenal®

The Arsenal®

Just started cooking? Is the kitchen as foreign to you as Uzbekistan? Have no fear. These are the recipes that will build the foundation of your pantry and teach you the skills you need to grow as a cook, not to mention rack up compliments faster than Kim Kardashian gain Twitter followers.

How to Grill Asparagus

Never again curse as your pricey spears of asparagus fall between the grill rack into oblivion. All you need is this simple trick.

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 0

Flounder Recipe with Lemon Butter Sauce

Easy, elegant, and exceptionally buttery. Pretty impressive for something that you toss together in less than 15 minutes, wouldn’t you agree?

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 16

Rib Eye Steak Recipe

Rib eye steak. Salt. Pepper. Flame. And this technique. That’s all it takes to create one of the most superlative suppers known to man.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 50 M
  • 8

Neiman Marcus Cookie Recipe

The story of the Neiman Marcus $250 cookie may be an urban legend but the recipe behind the story is quite real. And real good.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 36

Glazed Doughnuts Recipe

Mmmmm…doughnuts. Ethereally fluffy, wonderfully drippy, homemade glazed doughnuts. What are you waiting for? Go make some.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 74

How To Make Cold Brew Coffee

Here’s how to make your own homemade cold brew coffee relying on exactly the right ratio of coffee grounds to water and a little patience to wait while it steeps.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 D
  • 6

Cucumber Water Recipe

We can’t promise that this cucumber water will detox you, but we can assure you that it’ll make hydrating a heck of a lot more pleasant.

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  • 5 M
  • 4 H, 5 M
  • 0

Michelada Recipe

The customary morning-after equivalent of a Bloody Mary in Mexico—except this is lighter, less tomato-y, and all around lovelier.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 10

Cowboy Steak Recipe

Imagine how guests will size up your grilling prowess after you slap this baby on the table.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 6

Vinegar Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Typical of eastern Carolina ‘cue, this tangy sauce is exactly what you want—nay, need—for your next barbecue.

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 2

South Carolina Slaw Recipe

This may not seem like coleslaw to some given its lack of mayo. But its sweet tanginess is going to woo you like never before.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0

Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Sauce Recipe

This sweetly spicy little number wooed us from our very first spoonful, banishing bottled barbecue sauce forever from our pantries.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Easy Rhubarb Jam Recipe

Pink preserves were never so pretty—or so easy—as this foolproof recipe that relies on just four ingredients and an occasional stir. No prior canning experience required.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 55

Sugar Cookie Recipe

Exactly like those soft, puffy, cakey frosted sugar cookies found in the bakery of your local grocery store that the kids beg you to buy—minus the scary artificial ingredients.

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  • 25 M
  • 3 H
  • 0
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