Top Recipes of the Year: What You Cooked in 2015


There’s a lot of browsing to do on the lohudfood blog, and readers flipped through pages of recipes about everything from snow day cooking and soups to Memorial Day cooking and grilling tips and recipes.

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Grilled Yellow Fin Tuna with curry vinaigrette, bok choy, and chili oil, photographed at Ocean House Oyster Bar and Grill in Croton on Hudson . ( Seth Harrison / The Journal News )

Here are the top 10 recipes overall:

10. Jamie Geller’s Potato Kugel Cups

9. Chilled Asparagus with Mustard-Herb Vinaigrette

8. Wick Folwer’s Two-Alarm Chili

7. Hostess-Style Gluten-free Twinkies

6. Chili Con Queso Recipe without Velveeta

5. Sweet Frying Peppers/

4. How to Make a Fresh Strawberry Daiquri

3. The Secret to Better Matzo Balls: Three Cooks Share Tried-and-True Tips

2. Flaky or Steaky? A top chef’s tips on cooking fish 8 different ways (with Brian Galvin, the owner of Ocean House in Croton-on-Hudson)

1. The Best Thing They Ever Ate for Rosh Hashana.  With recipes! (With Adam Kaye of Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Jamie Geller of the Quick & Kosher cookbook series, Abigail Kirsch of Abigail Kirsch Culinary Productions, Scott Weiss who was at Fig & Olive at the time, Ethan Kostbar of Moderne Barn, Dan Glickberg of Fairway, Dorit Kramer of Art Cafe.)

You may have noticed that some of those stories were from years past. That’s because the lohudfood blog is so rich in archive stories!

So here’s the look at the top recipes of 2015….


10. Patatas Bravas: Crisp Potatoes with a Spicy Fresh Tomato Sauce

9. Summer Vegetable Fritter

8. Easy Lobster Bisque

7. 8 Indian Condiments – Sequencing the Indian Meal

6. Ramps are here!

5. Make-ahead strata for Christmas morning

4. Fairy Tale Eggplant and Peppers

3. 15 ways to spice and season your grilled chicken

2. No-cook, kid-friendly dinner ideas for hot summer nights

1. Hostess-Style Gluten-free Twinkies

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About Author

Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and, and the founding editor of lohudfood, formerly know as Small Bites. As food editor, she won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.

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