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.

Natural Food Coloring Recipe

Natural Food Coloring

At last, after literally years of searching, we have the DIY natural food coloring recipe we’ve been wanting—minus the monumental price tag.

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
Vegetable Broth Recipe

Vegetable Broth

Clobbered by a guilty conscience each time you let vegetables languish in the fridge? Yeah, us, too. Until this recipe.

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  • 10 M
  • 4 H
  • 6
Dorie Greenspan's Dough

The Easiest Way to Roll Dough

Dorie Greenspan, the dearest and sweetest rebel we know, explains the easiest way to roll dough in her latest book, Baking Chez Moi.

Pate Sablee Recipe

Pâte Sablée (Rich Pie Crust)

Perhaps the most indulgent pie crust known to the French, this boasts the notable addition of egg, cream, and lotsa sugar.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 7
Spiced Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

“Super easy.” “Quite addictive.” “Divine.” That’s what folks are saying about these surprisingly seductive, curiously addictive seeds.

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 6
Pumpkin Spice Syrup Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Syrup

Oh, the places you’ll go with this sweetly spicy pumpkin syrup. So long, Starbucks. DIY pumpkin spice latte, here we come!

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  • 5 M
  • 30 M
  • 4
DIY Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe

DIY Pumpkin Pie Spice

Making your own pumpkin pie spice is as easy as dumping spices in a bowl and stirring them together. Also stays fresh and is cheap as heck.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
David Lebovitz's Chicken with Mustard Recipe

Chicken with Mustard | Poulet à la Moutarde

With this recipe, you can assure anyone who asks “Parlez-vous poulet?” that yes, in fact, you do. Quite fluently.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 10
Homemade Sandwich Bread Recipe

Homemade Sandwich Bread

Okay, breadbaking virgins, here’s the loaf for you. Nothing fancy, just flour, water, yeast, and salt.

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  • 20 M
  • 11 H, 30 M
  • 4
Garlic Confit Recipe

Garlic Confit

Cloves of garlic are slowly simmered in oil until unthinkably tender, intensely aromatic, subtly sweet, and insanely irresistible.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 9
Spaghetti all’Aglio e Olio Recipe

Spaghetti all’Aglio e Olio

This classic Italian spaghetti all’aglio e olio is going to rock your world with its understated simplicity and undeniable frugality.

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  • 5 M
  • 20 M
  • 12
Homemade Yellow Mustard Recipe

Homemade Yellow Mustard

Why make your own mustard? Uh. Because you can. Duh. As if that’s not reason enough, this recipe is all natural, with no sugar.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 10
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