Best of Cookstr: Our Top 100 Cookbook Recipes from 2016
Hello, 2017! It's a brand new year, but before we kiss the old one goodbye, we at Cookstr thought it would be fun to round up the most popular recipes from 2016 and give them one last hurrah! This collection, Best of Cookstr: Our Top 100 Cookbook Recipes from 2016, contains the 100 recipes our readers loved most in the past year. From easy breakfast recipes to delicious weeknight dinners, soulful soups to dessert ideas, and everything in between, you're sure to find something new to try this week!
If you've never visited Cookstr before, this collection is a great way to see some of what we're all about - bringing you recipes you love from cookbooks you trust. We've got recipes from TV chefs, food bloggers, culinary masters, and foodies galore. Scroll through these amazing recipes and find your new flavor favorite for 2017!
Table of Contents
Best Breakfast Recipes
Start the day off right with one of our easy breakfast recipes! The most important meal of the day is sure to become your favorite, too. Whether you're pressed for time in the mornings or love making a luxurious meal first thing in the AM, you're sure to find a recipe that's right for you.
Easy Lunch Recipes
It's easy to fall into a routine around lunchtime, especially if you bring a lunch to work. Don't end up making the same thing every day - try one of these delicious lunch recipes instead! You're going to love the variety, we guarantee it.
Best Soup Recipes
Nothing beats a hot soup on a cold day, and apparently our readers agree - just look how many soups made our Top 100 list this year! These easy soup recipes are comforting and are just the thing to help you relax after a long day. They're perfect for the fall and winter, but you can enjoy these yummy soups any time of year!
For more yummy soups and stews, check out our collection of 18+ Soup and Stew Recipes!
Healthy Salad Recipes
Sometimes a crisp, refreshing salad is just what the doctor ordered. These easy salad recipes are all packed with nutrients and are way different than any salads you've seen before! Spice up your salad game and try something exciting and new with these super unique salad recipes.
Easy Weeknight Dinners
Let's face it - when it comes to dinner, the last thing you want is to be scrambling at the last minute with no ideas. These weeknight dinner recipes are here to inspire and amaze you! From casual dining to something a little fancier, there are dinner recipes here for any night of the week and any occasion. Try something new or find an old favorite - these are dishes the whole family will fall in love with!
Simple Side Dishes
Nothing compliments a meal like the perfect side, and these delicious and easy side dish recipes are at a risk of stealing the show at your next dinner! Throw them together to take your meal to the next level with hardly any effort. There's no better way to eat your vegetables than in one of these side dishes - even the kids will agree.
Comforting Pasta Recipes
Whether you're having it as a side or as the main course, there's no two ways about it - pasta makes everything better. Savory, slurpy, and usually full of cheesy goodness, what's not to love? These pasta recipes allow you to experience the world of noodles in an entirely new way! Pick your fave and cook it up tonight, because everyone loves a good pasta dish.
Best Chicken Recipes
Chicken is probably the most popular meat to include in a weeknight dinner, and we can see why! These chicken recipes range from classic to adventurous, but all of them have something in common: they're absolutely delicious. Try one of them the next time you're feeling uninspired once dinner time rolls around - these easy chicken recipes don't disappoint!
Easy Seafood Recipes
We love seafood because it's a lighter alternative to your typical meat dish. Whether you prefer fish or shellfish, these seafood recipes are an easy way to spice up your meal plan and add a little piece of the ocean to your next dish! Serve with a salad or a vegetable side dish for a healthy meal that still satisfies.
Savory Beef Recipes
Meat lovers, these recipes are for you! Whether you prefer your beef in a stew or a steak, these tasty beef recipes will satisfy all of your cravings. Sometimes you just need a little red meat, and these recipes are perfect for when you're a little tired of your other options! Best of all, they're all super easy to make!
Delicious Pork Recipes
While pork chops might be a weeknight dinner staple, pork as a whole tends to be pretty overlooked as a dinner option. These pork recipes are going to change all that! Savory and delicious, you'll want to have leftovers all week long after making one of these easy pork recipes for your next family dinner.
Quick and Easy Desserts
Sometimes you just need to end the day with a sweet treat. These easy dessert recipes are perfect for a family meal or to bring to a party or potluck. From pies to tarts and everything in between, these dessert ideas are fun and make boring old ice cream look like yesterday's news! Give your sweet tooth what it really wants and try one of them today!
Curated Recipe Collections
If this list isn't quite enough recipes for you, check out our top curated recipe collections from this year! These pages are each based around a certain theme, ingredient, or idea, and they're jam-packed with fresh new recipes that will get your taste buds working overtime. Pick your favorite and embark on a culinary adventure all your own!