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 Katy Perry gains Twitter followers.

Coconut Rice Recipe

When done right, coconut rice is an almost indescribably lovely side dish that’s ever so slightly sweet and laughably easy and incredibly versatile. Here’s how to make it.

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  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 0

Milano Cookies Recipe

Forget Pepperidge Farm. Where’s the satisfaction in just ripping the bag open? Where’s the longing that comes with anticipation? Right here with these homemade Milanos.

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  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4 H
  • 12

Fire Roasted Salsa Recipe

This fire roasted salsa manages to be sweet, smoky, and spicy all at once thanks to charred tomatoes and onions and chipotle in adobo. The quintessential salsa for dunking, dipping, and dabbling.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Homemade Tartar Sauce Recipe

Commercial tartar sauce tends to be crammed full of sugar and corn syrup and preservatives. Not this little homemade lovely.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 22

Salmon Teriyaki Recipe

Teriyaki has become synonymous with an overly sweet and sticky sauce. That’s a shame. This easy salmon teriyaki recipe keeps things perfectly in balance.

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  • 25 M
  • 50 M
  • 0

Gochujang Recipe

Got gochujang? If not, you need to drop everything and try this simple recipe for the authentic homemade Korean chile paste with a sweet heat as well as some serious umami.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 4

Homemade Yellow Mustard Recipe

Why make your own mustard? Because you can. And 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
  • 22

Jim Lahey’s No-Knead Bread Recipe

Behold, the no-knead bread recipe that incited an insurrection among home bakers everywhere.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 53

Gluten-Free Wheat Thins Recipe

Yep. You won’t even miss the wheat in these crackers thanks to our gluten-free whole-grain flour blend, which provides all the characteristic crunch and sweet nuttiness of the Nabisco original.

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  • 50 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Brodo di Pollo Recipe (Italian Chicken Soup)

Brodo di pollo is, in essence, Italian chicken soup. And it’s perhaps the most comforting sort of chicken noodle soup anywhere. Just ask any Italian. Made by nonnas everywhere.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 6

Salt Baked Fish

This salt crusted fish technique consistently results in the moistest, flakiest, most flavorful fish imaginable. Incredibly simple to throw together. Virtually impossible to overcook.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 0

Jam Bars Recipe

Sweet and crumbly and gooey and all around lovely. That’s what we think of these spectacular—and spectacularly easy—jam bars.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 6

Sweet Potato Soup Recipe With Coconut Milk

Easy, healthy, vegan, paleo. But more importantly, it’s so incredibly complex, rich, and velvety smooth you’ll go wobbly in the knees. And so simple you may just make it a weeknight staple.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Roast Pork Loin with Apples and Onions

This roast pork loin with apples and onions and its caramelized sweetness and fall-apart tenderness is your new favorite recipe.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 34
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