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We’re here to teach you real, lasting skills in the kitchen. From quick solutions (How to Ripen an Avocado) to more in-depth guides (How to Make the Best Teriyaki Chicken), we provide the cooking guidance needed to make you a success in the kitchen.

The Basics: How to Make Veggie Risotto

A creamy, satisfying dinner.

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The Basics: How to Make Seven-Layer Bars

A shockingly easy dessert.

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The Basics: How to Make Skillet Chicken with Mushrooms

A cheap and easy dinner.

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The Basics: How to Make Shrimp Pasta

Zesty with parsley and lemon.

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The Basics: How to Make Breaded Peppercorn Pork Medallions

A comforting winter dinner.

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The Basics: How to Make Veggie Fried Rice

Using leftovers from Chinese takeout.

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The Basics: How to Make Quinoa Salad

Healthy, tasty, vegetarian.

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The Basics: How to Make Roast Pork Loin

With a chile-coffee glaze.

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The Basics: How to Make Garlicky Spaghetti

Supereasy aglio e olio.

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The Basics: How to Make Asian Broiled Tofu

With carrots and sauce.

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The Basics: How to Make Basic Steak

Sear it, then put it in the oven.

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