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Best of the Hotline: Food52 Hidden Treasures

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Some questions on the Hotline have staying power, and for good reason -- they cover the questions we ask ourselves time and time again. Join us as we revisit some of the most popular.

Today: Your underappreciated favorite recipes from the Food52 archives, revealed.

When you’re out of inspiration, what recipes do you turn to? We all have a back-pocket stash of the ones we can whip up on a moment’s notice, be it Marcella Sauce or a simple roast chicken. We need these recipes -- they are the workhorses that keep us going week in, week out -- for the (very rare) moments when we can’t even bear to look at the stove or crack open a new cookbook.

But sometimes we get tired of those old standbys and need fresh ideas. Over on the Hotline, AntoniaJames once asked for your favorite Food52 recipes that you don't feel get enough love. As always, you came through with some great ones -- here are a few of your winners:

On the savory side:

From the baked goods section: 

Homemade ricotta

The rest:

What's your favorite Food52 hidden treasure recipe? Tell us in the comments or join the conversation over on the Hotline!

First photo by Sarah Shatz, all other photos by James Ransom

Tags: Sandwich, Community, Advice, Hotline