The Next Level: Tips for Making Better Versions of 15 Favorite Dishes

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Want to make the ultimate granola? The cheesecake your friends can’t stop raving about? This year we shared a ton of tips for making better versions of 15 favorite foods to help you take your cooking to the next level. From coffee to quiche, we’ve gathered what you need to master the daily basics and some special occasion treats.

Welcome to The Kitchn’s Best of 2012 roundup! From December 17 through January 1 we are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

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