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.

Perfect Baked Bacon Recipe

Perfect Baked Bacon

Sometimes, though the love of pig is there, you just don’t have it in you to stand at the stove tending to batch after batch of bacon.

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  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 4
Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

Yorkshire Pudding

Perfectly browned on the outside and soft, moist, and buttery on the inside. Just a little effortless elegance to accompany your roast.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 11
Oven-Roasted Chicken Thighs Recipe

Oven-Roasted Chicken Thighs

“Simple.” “Perfect.” “The moistest chicken with the crispest skin we’ve ever had.” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.

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  • 5 M
  • 45 M
  • 6
Egg in a Hole Recipe

Egg in a Hole

A childhood classic perfected, thanks to brioche, egg, butter, and even a sprinkle of sugar or Parmesan cheese, if you please.

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 15
Easy Eggnog Recipe

Easy Eggnog

We can’t go through a holiday season without eggnog. Not just any eggnog. This eggnog. All the richness. None of the heaviness.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
Natural Food Coloring Recipe

Natural Food Coloring

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

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 25
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
  • 8
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
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