December 30, 2016

Top Posts of 2016

It's safe to say that 2016 was a little crazier than expected. Luckily, it was still filled with great food. I've compiled lists of the top 10 recipes of the year, of all time, and those I think deserve a little more love. Feel free to comment on the ones you've tried and enjoy!

Top 10 Recipes of 2016:

10. Cinnamon Crack Pie - A gooey, caramel-y pie packed with cinnamon in a buttery, flaky crust

9. Blueberry Muffin Bread - The best parts of a blueberry muffin in cake (breakfast?) form and topped with extra streusel

8. Blackberry Sorbet - The best way to eat fruit: blended into a tart, velvety, secretly low-fat sorbet

7. Pumpkin Spice Blondies - Anything pumpkin spice is good, especially when it's in a chewy bar with white chocolate and actual pumpkin

6. Buffalo Meatball Sliders - Chicken meatballs tossed in buffalo sauce, smothered with ranch, and piled onto buttery toasted rolls perfect for football gamedays

5. Garlicky Shrimp Pomodoro - Al dente pasta tossed with buttery shrimp, fresh tomatoes, and a healthy dose of garlic

4. Southwestern Turkey Skillet - A big skillet loaded with lean ground turkey, every vegetable imaginable, and plenty of cheese

3. Extra Slutty Brownies - The classic slutty brownie (chocolate chip cookies, oreos, and brownies all in one) made even better with creamy chocolate ganache

2. Sausage, Kale, and White Bean Ragu - A luscious tomato ragu with hearty sausage and veggies

1. Bourbon Cherry Pork Roast - Bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin with a sweet and tart bourbon cherry sauce

10 Most Under-Loved Recipes:

10. Cranberry Eggnog Cheesecake Tart - A creamy eggnog cheesecake filling with a layer of tart cranberry sauce in a buttery, flaky crust topped with a drizzle of white chocolate

9. Seared Salmon with Tomato Corn Relish - Savory salmon with a sweet corn relish, tomatoes, and caramelized onions

8. Apple Pie Shortcake - Sweet, flaky biscuits with a spiced caramelized apple filling

7. Flank Steak with Tomato Caper Relish - Tender grilled steak with a bright tomato caper relish

6. S'mores Pie - A creamy chocolate filling with a sweet, fluffy toasted marshmallow topping in a crumbly graham cracker crust

5. Buttermilk Roasted Chicken & Gravy - Succulent roasted chicken thighs marinated in buttermilk and topped with a herb-infused gravy

4. Spinach and Prosciutto Stuffed Shells - Creamy ricotta, prosciutto, and spinach stuffed in shells, smothered in marinara, and baked until hot and bubbly

3. Ribeye with Rosemary Caramelized Onion Butter - A perfectly cooked steak topped with a rich herb-infused butter and caramelized onions

2. Maple Apple Spice Cake - A spice cake sweetened with maple syrup and topped with buttery caramelized apples

1. CinnaBabka Streusel Muffins - A chocolatey, streusely, buttery combination of cinnamon buns, streusel-topped coffee cake, and babka

Top 10 Recipes of All Time:

10. Waffles - The perfect recipe for crisp, fluffy waffles

9. Apple Muffins - Secretly vegan muffins with bites of crisp, tart apples

8. Quiche - A relatively low fat quiche packed with tomatoes, cheese, and spinach that can be easily adapted to other meats and vegetables

7. Cucumber Salad - Crisp cucumbers in a salty, savory marinade

6. Brownies - The best of both worlds: brownies that are both cakey and fudgey

5. Chili - A classic chili recipe with beef, sausage, beans, and veggies in a spicy tomato base

4. Meatballs - Tender, juicy meatballs in a savory red sauce perfect for pastas, pizzas, or sandwiches

3. Spicy Beer Chili - An upgrade of the classic recipe with a splash of beer and an extra kick

2. Guacamole - A creamy but not too smooth avocado dip with fresh lime and a hint of red onion

1. White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies - Always the top recipe on my blog; a buttery shortbread cookie studded with white chocolate and dried cranberries

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