Monday, January 05, 2015

2015 52 Recipe Challenge


The 52 recipe challenge is a way of bringing together our friends far and wide who love to cook and share their successes and failures in the kitchen. The challenge; to make 52 new recipes in a single year. This is our fourth year of sharing food, recipes, kitchen catastrophes, and culinary creativity with friends far and wide.

2015 Top 5
52. Beef Wellington
52. Beef Wellington: Impressive visually and tastes even better. Great special occasion dish.
37. Arugula, Strawberry, and Blue Cheese Salad: Amazing flavor combination. Became a summer go-to salad.
44. Short Rib Ragu: Comfort food. 
45. Hot Fudge: Tastes like it came from the ice cream parlor.
40. Kale and Sausage Soup: The best Italian restaurants in the world couldn't do this dish better.

Honorable Mention
15. Samoa Cheesecake: Visually impressive, 
15. Samoa Cheesecake
20. Chicken Tortilla Soup: My quest to find the perfect Chicken Tortilla soup came not at a restaurant, but this recipe.
51. Julia Child Garlic Mashed Potatoes: Don't let the number of cloves scare you, this is a beautiful side, and the garlic is mellow.
33. Key Lime Pie in a Jar: First attempt at dessert in a jar, very tasty, and cute idea for a party.
43. Balsamic Roasted Beet Salad: If you like beets, you will love this salad.
  1. Grilled Cheese Bar
  2. Parker House Rolls 
  3. Steak Tartare
  4. Pressure Cooker BBQ Ribs +
  5. Oatmeal-Bacon Waffle Cookies
  6. S'mores Cheesecake +
  7. Spicy Asparagus Spears
  8. Louisiana Cajun Deviled Crab Cakes
  9. Tartar Sauce
  10. Kung Pao Drumsticks +
  11. No Fry Italian Fried Chicken -
  12. Nacho Cheese Sauce -
  13. Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes+
  14. Rustic Chicken with Garlic Gravy+
  15. Samoa Cheesecake ++
  16. Caramelized Banana French Toast
  17. Maple Doughnut Waffle Cookies
  18. Kentucky Bourbon and Bacon Cookies -
  19. Chicken Flautas
  20. Chicken Tortilla Soup ++
  21. Slow Cooker Crock Pot Sausage and Egg Casserole
  22. Shrimp Ceviche +
  23. Pork Carnitas
  24. Jalapeno Poppers
  25. Creamed Spinach 
  26. Honey Mustard Chicken +
  27. Flourless Chocolate Cake +
  28. Summer Squash and Corn Chowder -
  29. Snickerdoodle Waffles +
  30. Jack Daniels Whiskey Grilled Chicken Wings
  31. Honey BBQ Pork Riblets +
  32. Strawberry Shortcake +
  33. Key Lime Pie in a Mason Jar +
  34. Chicken Scaloppine
  35. Asparagus Mozzarella Salad -
  36. Grilled Maple Mustard Pork Chops +
  37. Arugula, Strawberry, and Blue Cheese Salad +++
  38. Paleo Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken +
  39. Peach-Mustard Pork Chops +
  40. Kale and Sausage Soup +++
  41. Pane Con Tomate +
  42. Spinach Salad with Mushrooms and Sundried Tomatoes -
  43. Balsamic Roasted Beet Salad +
  44. Short Rib Ragu ++
  45. Hot Fudge ++
  46. Braised Pork with Red Wine
  47. Julia Child's Potato Leek Soup +
  48. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies +
  49. Swiss Hash Browns
  50. Crab Risotto -
  51. Julia Child Garlic Mashed Potatoes +
  52. Beef Wellington ++
+ denotes a dish we'll make again
- denotes a dish we didn't like or wouldn't make again


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