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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.

Quick Pickled Ramps Recipe

No waiting weeks for the pickling solution to work its magic. Nope. These little lovelies are ready to nosh within minutes of making.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0

Gluten Free Brownies Recipe

These gluten free brownies are remarkably fudgy and seriously taste just like the real deal despite being flourless, paleo, and easy as heck to make. You’re welcome.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Coq au Vin Recipe

Coq au vin, aka chicken soused in wine, is a French classic that exists in countless incarnations. This rich, soulful riff is from Julia Child.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 97

Potatoes with Mexican Chorizo | Papas con Chorizo Recipe

Easy, authentic, and awesome any time of day, whether accompanied by steaming hot coffee or cold cerveza.

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  • 25 M
  • 50 M
  • 4

Perfect Baked Bacon Recipe

This perfect baked bacon recipe, made on a baking sheet in the oven, is the easiest way to cook bacon for a crowd. No fuss.

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  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 37

Pasta Grattugiata Recipe

Tax man taketh? Then you need this frugal Italian staple that’s crazy satiating yet made in minutes from mere flour, eggs, bread crumbs, and cheese.

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  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 13

Passover Brownies Recipe

The best kosher-for-Passover brownies we’ve ever had, these are ever so slightly crumbly outside and splendiferously fudgy inside.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 6

Homemade Matzoh Recipe

This recipe for thin, crisp matzoh couldn’t be simpler and, natch, tastes incomparable to the stuff you buy in a box.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 41

How to Make Cinnamon Sugar

The perfect proportion of cinnamon to sugar. Because ‪‎Monday‬ so often leaves us wanting to be a kid again.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

Flourless Almond Cake Recipe

A flourless almond cake that’s French and flavorful, this amandier is crisp and crunchy on the outside, dense and chewy on the inside, and gluten-free through and through.

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 12

Chocolate Sandwich Recipe

Rest assured, dear reader, this chocolate sandwich is a far cry from Wonder bread and Hershey’s. Ooooooooh soooooooo far.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 2

Pappardelle with Amazing Slow Cooked Meat Recipe

A show of hands, please. Who swoons to meat that’s slowly imbued with wine and aromatics and then tossed atop pasta? Just as we thought.

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  • 40 M
  • 3 H, 40 M
  • 61

Apple Cider Vinaigrette Recipe

This slightly sweet, subtly tangy, entirely apple-y vinaigrette recipe is going to come in far more handy than you can ever imagine.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6

How to Make Microwave Popcorn

Yes, you can make microwave popcorn on your own with just a brown paper bag. No artificial colors. No fake butter. No nasty preservatives. Bring on your next Netflix binge!

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 2
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