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.

Brown Rice and Quinoa Porridge Recipe

This may sound rather frighteningly hippie. We understand. Rest assured it’s actually a lovely oatmeal alternative that works magnificently with your most tried-and-true hot cereal stir-ins and sprinkle-ons.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0

Beef Bone Broth Recipe

Remember back when “bone broth” was simply called “beef stock”? Oh, well. Still simple to make. Still spectacular to taste.

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  • 10 M
  • 24 M
  • 9

How To Freeze Stock

Got stock? Here’s how to easily ensure you always have a stash on hand. And we even include a list of handy containers to use—and we think you’ll be surprised at a few.

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  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 2

Homemade Pasta Dough Recipe

Pasta made fresh according to Italian tradition is unspeakably more supple, satisfying, and gratifying than the dried-out store-bought stuff. Here’s how to make it at home.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 77

Homemade Larabars Recipe

We got nothing against the Larabars we’ve been noshing for years, save for the fancy packaging and the crazy price tag.

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 162

Gluten Free Brownies Recipe

These are, in all seriousness, remarkably fudgy and just as rich as the real deal despite being flourless, paleo, and easy as heck to make. But don’t take our word for it. Try them and see if anyone can tell the difference.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 6

Kale Pesto Recipe

Yes, kale pesto. It’s easy and healthy and folks are calling it one of the best pestos they’ve ever experienced. Maybe you should see what all the fuss is about.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0

Buckwheat Pancakes Recipe

If you didn’t already know that these light, fluffy, nutty buckwheat pancakes are good for you, we swear you wouldn’t guess it from the taste.

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  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 6

Breakfast Martini Recipe

Oh, what a way to start a weekend day! Just shake yourself this citrusy martini and take the rest of the day off.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

Lemon Pound Cake Recipe

When life hands you lemons, make this lemon pound cake. Guaranteed to give you a far more favorable outlook on everything.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 20

How to Make Chocolate Curls

Admit it. You’ve long admired those gorgeous chocolate curl garnishes on fancy schmancy cakes and wondered how to make them at home. It couldn’t be easier. Here’s how.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

White Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

Fine-crumbed and sparely sweet, these sophisticated little cakes do wonders for white chocolate’s tarnished reputation. Confection perfection.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 30

French 75 Cocktail Recipe

A sophisticated cocktail that’s made drinkers swoon for more than a century thanks to the subtle intensity of Cognac, the sweetly tart lilt of lemon, and the effusive effervescence of Champagne.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 4

Champagne Truffles Recipe

Got leftover Champange? Good. Because we’ve got the most splurge-worthy use for it ever thanks to these creamy, fudgy, boozy, ganache gilded little orbs.

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  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 8 H, 15 M
  • 2
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