You learned a lot in college, obviously, but there are some things that just didn't get mentioned during your psych seminar — like these recipes every college grad should know. Now that you're no longer limited to your dorm kitchen, the possibilities are endless when it comes to all the amazing dishes you can whip up. Say goodbye to ramen and late-night pizza runs. From yummy pasta to fish tacos to the simplest way you'll ever find to roast a chicken, meal time just became way more delicious.
By Jenny Xu
Last week, we showed you 18 dishes college grads should know how to make without a recipe in order to feed themselves on a daily basis, but what about those once-in-a-while occasions that pop up? Maybe mom is coming over, and you want to show off your new cooking prowess. Maybe it's your best friend's birthday, and you need a cake. Or maybe you just want to treat yourself, whether that means a hearty batch of homemade granola, or a huge plate of fries. Whether it's something that you'll want to make once a week or once a year, we've got 17 special occasion recipes that will help you rise to the occasion:
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