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Almost everyone could use a little help in the kitchen. Maybe your knife skills are only so-so, maybe you don't know the difference between a sweat and a sauté, or maybe you just need a little inspiration for what to do with new potatoes, broccoli, and eggs. (When in doubt, make a quiche.) You can't exactly carry around both volumes of Mastering the Art of French Cooking everywhere you go, right? Though Julia's quiche is pretty solid, we gotta admit.
You're better off investing in an app or two that can help direct you in your time of culinary need. There are zillions out there, and all do different things: teaching fundamentals for newbies, organizing recipe databases for pros, and everything in between. We've rounded up five of our favorite cooking apps that address each of those concerns. Click through to check 'em out, but not before you've had a snack. You will get hungry.