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A classic grilled cheese sandwich--buttered grilled bread and oozing Cheddar cheese

Classic Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Just as cheesy and comforting as it was when you were six years old. And who couldn’t benefit from feeling like you’re six again and all is right with the world?

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 2
Infused Water

How to Infuse Water

Why spend half your paycheck on pricey infused waters when you can make them at home? It’s easy, inexpensive, and lovely.

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  • 5 M
  • 8 H, 5 M
  • 4
Bowl of stir-fried clams with chopped shallots, garlic, ginger, and chili flakes on bamboo

Stir-Fried Clams

Spicy, salty, and sweet. That’s what you get from a handful of simple Asian ingredients, less than 25 minutes, and this recipe. You’re welcome.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
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A nonstick skillet filled with scrambled eggs topped with chopped chives

Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs. They may seem so simple as to defy a recipe. And yet sometimes a precise technique makes all the difference. Here’s how to make the best budget breakfast, lunch, dinner, midnight nosh ever.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
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A white mug of chicken stock

Microwave Chicken Stock

Here’s how to make microwave chicken stock or broth in the microwave. It’s easy. And inexpensive. Not to mention incredibly quick—done in 10 minutes. Wowsa, right?!

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  • 10 M
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Pan-Seared Fish Fillet

Pan Seared Fish Fillet

What’s for dinner? This lovely and easy pan seared fish fillet with lemon and butter that’s so darn delectable you’re going to completely forget it’s good for you.

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  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Sriracha Mayonnaise

Sriracha Mayonnaise

This Sriracha mayonnaise recipe is a simple dipping sauce, sandwich spread, and all around awesome use for mayo.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6
Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese

Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese

Pulled pork grilled cheese. (You just changed your plans for what you’re doing this weekend at the mere mention of this sandwich, didn’t you? That’s okay. Happened to us, too.)

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
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Grapefruit and Watercress Salad

Grapefruit and Watercress Salad

This grapefruit and watercress salad shows off tart winter citrus and peppery watercress to spectacularly stunning effect.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 2
Breakfast Martini

Breakfast Martini

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
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Veggie Bowl

Veggie Bowl

Not just hippy health food, the veggie bowl (aka whole bowls or buddha bowls) can be whatever the heck you want it to be. Like this lovely little creation.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2