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10 Dishes Every Cook Should Master

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Start With The Basics

If you want to learn how to cook but don't know where to begin, start here! Master these 10 recipes and you're set. You'll learn new skills and impress your friends!

Low-Maintenance Risotto with Crimini Mushrooms

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Low-Maintenance Risotto with Crimini Mushrooms

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We get it: Constantly stirring risotto is not high on your list of priorities. (You have emails to send, homework to help with and Netflix shows to binge-watch, for crying out loud.) Your time is precious, so we’re here to help. All you have to do is keep an eye on the pot.

Classic Roast Chicken

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Classic Roast Chicken

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This classic roast chicken is effortless to make. Simple, easy and delicious juicy chicken with a side of roasted veggies - you will never buy rotisserie from the store again!

Apple Pie

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Apple Pie

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Classic Apple Pie made completely from scratch that's buttery, flaky, easy to make, and perfect for any time of the year.

Torn Buffalo Mozzarella w/ Tomatoes & Fresh Basil

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Torn Buffalo Mozzarella with Tomatoes & Fresh Basil

Gather & Feast

This is the perfect Caprese salad. It is so simple anyone could make it. You could serve it as a BBQ salad, a dinner side or as a light lunch on its own with some crusty bread or hearty crackers. The freshness of the produce makes all the difference in this salad.

Bacon Fried Rice

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Bacon Fried Rice

Wok & Skillet

Bacon Fried Rice is loaded with delicious smokey goodness. It’s the perfect way to utilize leftover rice and is ready in only 15 minutes, which makes it perfect for weeknights or even breakfast. The bacon adds a unique yet irresistible smokey flavor. Bacon Fried Rice pairs well with most stir-fries, but awesome enough to stand alone as the main dish.

Scrambled Eggs

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Scrambled Eggs

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These soft and creamy scrambled eggs come together quickly and are excellent served with buttered toast any time of the day.

Perfect Pasta Sauce

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Pasta with Bolognese Sauce

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If you know how to make Bolognese sauce, you're set for life. Impress your date, family, and friends with this recipe.

Mom’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Mom’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

30 Pounds of Apples

These cookies are composed of fairly basic ingredients that, if you bake, I’ll wager you already have around.

Classic Grilled Cheese

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Classic Grilled Cheese

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This is a nice change from your usual grilled cheese. It's made with mayo on the outside for perfectly browned and crispy bread on the outside yet it was tender soft on the inside.

Spaghetti alla Carbonara

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Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Hapa Nom Nom

Carbonara is an Italian pasta dish from Rome made with egg, hard cheese, the cured meat known as guanciale, and pepper. The recipe is not fixed. Cooks can use pancetta instead of guanciale, lardons, or smoked bacon.

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