10 Most Popular Recipes of 2014

It seemed like 2014 was all about Cronuts and other crazy hybrid foods. But when you look at the recipes people searched for the most, it was actually a year of classic comfort foods. Here, the top 10 most popular Food & Wine recipes of 2014.

It seemed like 2014 was all about Cronuts and other crazy hybrid foods. But when you look at the recipes people searched for the most, it was actually a year of classic comfort foods. Here, the top 10 most popular Food & Wine recipes of 2014.

1. Easy Chicken Fajitas
These juicy chicken fajitas were actually conceived of by an 8-year-old. They’re super-simple and fun to make with the family.

2. Fish Tacos with Creamy Lime Guacamole and Cabbage Slaw
For a healthier version of the California staple, chef Kerry Simon grills the fish instead of frying it.

3. Beef Stroganoff
Fast, filling and packed with flavor, this stroganoff is the perfect winter dinner.

4. Molten Chocolate Cakes
Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s version of the classic cake is supremely rich and chocolatey.

5. Braised Short Ribs
This is an easy way to make chef Tom Colicchio’s famous, ultra-tender braised short ribs.

6. Baked Flounder with Parmesan Crumbs
Flaky flounder is terrific topped with a savory mix of Parmesan and bread crumbs.

7. Beef Stew in Red Wine Sauce
Inspired by a recipe Jacques Pépin’s mother used to serve at her restaurant, this is the quintessential beef stew.

8. Red Sangria
An oldie but a goodie, this fruity sangria is perfect for parties.

9. Watermelon Salad with Feta and Mint
This sweet, savory and spicy salad is deliciously refreshing.

10. Julia’s Favorite Roast Chicken
For a chicken bursting with flavor, the great Julia Child would season the bird inside and out by packing sautéed vegetables, lemon slices and fresh herbs into the cavity, then rubbing the skin with butter.

Related: 17 Winter Comfort Foods
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34 Roast Chicken Recipes

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