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Our Duds of 2015

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Welcome to the 2015 Razzies of Food52 articles—a look back at the posts that flopped, straight up.

#wwllt

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Some posts we thought would do really, really well (kill/break the internet, as they say), but they didn't—or rather: #fail. Some posts, you didn't seem to care for. We laughed some. We cried some. So we're making ourselves feel a little better by giving out awards.

Without further ado, here are the best of the worst, the Food52 Belly Flops of 2015:

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The articles that made friends with crickets:

Our Most Crazy-Good (or Just Crazy?) Recipes

Our Most Crazy-Good (or Just Crazy?) Recipes by Ali Slagle

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From Tripe to Twinkies, the Foods We Haven't Tried (Yet)

From Tripe to Twinkies, the Foods We Haven't Tried (Yet) by Sarah Jampel

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When we told you these recipes are crazy good, you were not that interested. What more do you need to know? Apparently, something. But not what we haven't eaten yet. A post about that didn't intrigue, either.

Warning: These 16 Recipes Might Offend You

Warning: These 16 Recipes Might Offend You by Sarah Jampel

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The Foods We Love to Hate—But Shouldn't

The Foods We Love to Hate—But Shouldn't by Kenzi Wilbur

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One or two posts had some snark—but they were snubbed.

Why Pie, Cake, and Sardines Make Good Art

Why Pie, Cake, and Sardines Make Good Art by Samantha Weiss Hills

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Hey! What Are These Oysters Doing in My Stuffing?

Hey! What Are These Oysters Doing in My Stuffing? by Caroline Lange

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We learned that you'd prefer a pie recipe to pie art and know how to thaw your turkey rather than what oysters are doing in your stuffing.

The posts that ruffled feathers:

The Easiest Way to Tell When Your Steak is Done

The Easiest Way to Tell When Your Steak is Done by Ali Slagle

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How to Judge a Person by Their Ice Cream Choice

How to Judge a Person by Their Ice Cream Choice by Sarah Jampel

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When we showed you how to use your hands instead of a tool to help you cook in a pinch—and what your favorite ice cream says about you (in good humor)—but you weren't tickled.

More: Something you can't not be tickled by.

7 Natural Fabrics That Are Softer than Your Pets

7 Natural Fabrics That Are Softer than Your Pets by Amanda Sims

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5 Hudson Valley Towns That Won't Remind You of Brooklyn

5 Hudson Valley Towns That Won't Remind You of Brooklyn by Samantha Weiss Hills

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Nobody seemed as charmed as we were by the headline of this important roundup of soft natural fabrics—and the idyllic, calm Hudson Valley proved controversial.

Also, guess what this says:

Sooki! Or 500,000? Ahhh!

Here's to keeping the blood flowing and the comments sections lively in 2016!

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