To celebrate the Local Palate’s fiftieth issue, we rounded up a list of our fifty most popular recipes.They’re a combination of staff favorites, social media darlings, and the most visited recipes on thelocalpalate.com.
For Your Sweet Tooth
One of the first recipes to come out of TLP’s test kitchen, these gingerbread cookies are our most popular Pinterest recipe, with more than 4,700 repins.
In five and a half years we’ve collected countless variations of chocolate chess pie recipes, but our readers prefer this one above all others.
We put a Southern spin on the classic French dessert.
Favorites From the Bar
The perfect rum beach-sipper.
An easy, low-alcohol spritz for day drinking.
This non-alcoholic beverage is so popular with our Pinterest followers we couldn’t not add it to the list.
Small Bites, Salads, and Sides
Six simple ingredients plus a pinch of salt is all it takes to make this popular salad from TLP’s Pinterest board.
Don’t even think about tossing out those watermelon rinds this summer.
“A Field Guide to Field Peas” is thelocalpalate.com’s all-time most viewed article.
Our readers and social media followers have such a weakness for recipes with crab, we felt it deserved its own category.
With almost 10,000 views, this spicy, fried treat from Charleston, South Carolina chef Frank Lee is thelocalpalate.com’s most popular recipe.
Sandwiches get a lot of love on our Pinterest board, but this bad boy from Charleston, South Carolina’s Bon Banh Mi got the most repins with nearly 500.
There’s no way this Southern staple wasn’t making the list.
Texans would call this dish sacrilege, but this vegetarian option found its way near the top of our most-viewed recipes on thelocalpalate.com.
“Spiced with curry and aromatics, country captain is a fragrant stewed chicken served with rice and studded with raisins, slivered almonds, and other condiments. Its origin story is murky, but the dish has long been associated with Charleston and Savannah.”