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Recipes We Love from Saveur's 2015 Blog Awards Finalists

June  5, 2015

Last night, Saveur announced their 2015 Blog Awards winners, which honor the food-blogosphere’s very best bakers, cooks, storytellers, and photographers, all of whom bring us into their kitchens and lives via blog posts. 

We are thrilled to see so many of our friends—Food52 users, columnists, and contributors—getting the praise they deserve! Congrats to all the awardees and the finalists. Thanks for getting us into our own kitchens.

Here are some of our favorite recipes from our friends who cleaned up big-time last night. 

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Blog of the Year: My Name Is Yeh 

Funfetti Cake by molly yeh

"Funfetti is not that simple. Funfetti is a complex being who has issues because when anyone tells him to just act natural, he fails. The secret to funfetti is that funfetti in his most natural element is, in fact, slightly artificial." — Molly Yeh 

Molly Yeh Funfetti

Best Baking & Desserts: Apt. 2B Baking Co. (Editors' Choice) and My Name Is Yeh (Readers' Choice)

Kouign Amann by Yossy Arefi 

Kouign Amann  

Homemade Pretzel Challah by molly yeh

Pretzel Challah

 Best Baking & Desserts—Finalists: Love, CakeHummingbird High, Pastry AffairThe Sugar Hit

Homemade Cheez-Its by Samantha Seneviratne | Love, Cake

Homemade Sprinkles by Michelle@HummingbirdHigh 

Cheez-Its  Homemade Sprinkles 

Almond Joy Candy Bars by Kristin Rosenau (Pastry Affair)

Homemade Mint Slice Cookies by Sarah Coates (The Sugar Hit)

Almond Joys  Mint Slice Cookies 

Most Delicious: Brooklyn Supper (Editors’ Choice) and Two Red Bowls (Readers’ Choice)

Rice Noodle Salad with Spring Vegetables and Tahini-Lime Dressing by Elizabeth Stark (Brooklyn Supper)

Rice Noodle Salad  

Panfried Pork Steamed Buns (Shengjian Bao) by cynthia | two red bowls

Panfried Pork Steamed Buns

Most Delicious—Finalists: Crepes of Wrath, Flourishing Foodie, Reclaiming ProvincialWhat's Cooking Good Looking

Homemade Marshmallow Fluff by CrepesofWrath

Sipping Chocolate by Heather Hands (Flourishing Foodie)

Homemade Marshmallow Fluff  Sipping Chocolate 

Homemade Naan by Carey Nershi (Reclaiming Provincial)

Baba Ganoush by Jodi Moreno (What's Cooking Good Looking)

Homemade Naan  Homemade Baba Ganoush

Best Designed—Finalists: The Broken Bread

5 Pints of Strawberries, 5 Summer Dinners by The-Broken-Bread 

Fennel and Cabbage Salad 

Best Writing: Orangette (Editors’ and Readers’ Choice)

The Islay 75 by MollyandBrandon (Orangette)

The Islay 75

Best Writing—Finalists: Yummy Books, Dash and Bella, HappyolksThe Yellow House

Chicken Stock by Cara Nicoletti (Yummy Books)

Citrus Salad with Goat Cheese-Stuffed Dates by Phyllis Grant (Dash and Bella)

Chicken Stock  Citrus Salad with Goat Cheese-Stuffed Dates

Homemade Corn Tortillas by Happyolks

Winter Squash Butter by Sarah (The Yellow House)

Corn Tortillas  Winter Squash Butter

Best Photography: Lady and Pups (Readers’ Choice)

Multi-Layered Scallion Pancakes by Mandy @ Lady and pups

Scallion Pancakes

Best Photography—Finalists: A Brown TableThe Tart Tart

Cilantro Coconut Chutney by A Brown Table

Steamed Scallion Rolls by Linda (The Tart Tart)

Cilantro Coconut Chutney  Steamed Scallion Rolls 

Best New Voice: Faring Well (Editors' Choice)

Everyday Avocado Dressing by Jessie Snyder | Faring Well

Everyday Avocado Dressing

Best New Voice—Finalists: Chocolate and MarrowThe Mala Project

Rye Orecchiette with Stinging Nettles, Sheep’s Milk Feta, and Chive Blossoms by Brooke Bass (Chocolate and Marrow)

Sichuan Chili Oil by Taylor Holliday (The Mala Project)

Rye Orchiette  Sichuan Chili Oil

 Best Special Interest—Finalists: Dolly and Oatmeal, Feed Me PhoebeWith Food and Love

Za'atar-Spiced Chickpea Crackers with Maldon Sea Salt by Lindsey S. Love | Dolly and Oatmeal

Za'atar-Spiced Chickpea Crackers

Homemade Candied Ginger by PhoebeLapine (Feed Me Phoebe)

Classic Beans and Greens Tacos by Sherrie Castellano (With Food and Love) 

Homemade Candied Ginger  Tacos

Best Use of Video: Green Kitchen Stories (Readers' Choice)

Orange-Kissed Seed Crackers by Green Kitchen Stories

Seed Crackers

What have been your favorite food blogs this year? Share them with us in the comments!


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kathy.diener9 June 11, 2015
i love the tongue and cheek writing of Phyllis @ Dash and Bella. I just recently discovered My name is Yeh. Thanks for putting this,post together. I am a faithful Food 52 follower❤️
em-i-lis June 6, 2015
These are STUNNING photographs, and boy does everything look delicious!!
anka June 5, 2015
Dishing Up The Dirt by Andrea Bemis
mao1213 June 5, 2015
The Woks of Life-great recipes and photography.