10 Recipes To Try For the Kitchen Newbie

Is "learn how to cook" on your list of New Year's resolutions? Then, we're here to help you fulfill that goal.
by Macy Alcaraz   |  Jan 1, 2015
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Starting the year with the resolve to be a better you is something we're very supportive of. So for all the kitchen newbies who want to get over the fear of cooking and preparing something yummy, we've put together a list of recipes that you can totally nail. The best part? All of these can be done in under an hour! Well, what are you waiting for? Time to get cookin', good lookin'! Happy experimenting, Candy Girls!

  1. Longganisa Fried Rice
    You don't even need ulam for breakfast anymore. This is a one-bowl meal in itself! 

  2. Super Spuds
    If you love cheese and potatoes, you'll absolutely love this! 

  3. Fully-loaded Spinach Surprise
    Instead of buying a bottle of chip dip, make your own! 

  4. Power Panini
    A great afternoon snack or even baon for school. 

  5. Creamy Chicken Bacon Pasta
    Yes, you can totally make pasta other than your regular old party spaghetti. 

  6. Grilled Chicken Tex-Mex Salad
    If you're feeling a little festive, throw together this salad! 

  7. Mega Moist Carrot Cake
    Of course you need to learn how to make dessert, right? 

  8. Mushroom and Bacon Fried Rice
    Because who doesn't love bacon? 

  9. Fettuccini with Prawns and Zucchini
    A creamy, citrusy twist to this seafood pasta dish. 

  10. Nutella Iced Chocolate
    And for a sweet ending, how about your favorite hazelnut chocolate spread in drink form? 

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Macy Alcaraz
Former Editor in Chief, candymag.com
When she's not busy online, she's in the kitchen on a mission to make the world a better place one bite at a time.
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