What to Cook Now: Our Most Popular Video Recipes

Louisiana Fried Chicken

What to Cook Now: Our Most Popular Video Recipes


What to Cook Now: Our Most Popular Video Recipes


People always ask us: Which recipes are most popular? Well, we looked at the data (video views, site traffic, comments) and found a diverse mix that includes fried chicken, salsa, several sides, a souffle, potatoes, pork chops, cocktails, cookies, and an alternative vegan recipe of a popular seafood dish.

Louisiana Southern Fried Chicken

“Down south we do that double batter,” says chef Ace Champion, revealing some of the secrets behind this tasty fried chicken dish. The other keys? Buttermilk and a deep fryer set at 350. The best part? That crackling sound at 4:36.

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Best Vegan Ceviche Recipe

Don’t like seafood? Won’t eat fish? Carolyn Scott-Hamilton demonstrates how to make vegan ceviche with mushrooms (oyster or portobello) and hearts of palm.

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How to Make Salsa

What kind of tomatoes do you need? What else goes into salsa? And how can you preserve it in a jar for long-term storage? We’ve got the info in the video below.

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Maple Bourbon Pork Chops

How can you not love a cooking video that starts with a giant pour of bourbon into a pan? This Maple Bourbon Pork Chop recipe maintains a balance between salty and sweet.

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How to Make a Tampa Bay Cuban Sandwich

This Tampa Bay Cuban Sandwich recipe video clocks in at under 1 minute long. What makes it Tampa Bay? We’re using salami, which is not usually in a Cuban sandwich.

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90-Second Hasselback Potato

Chef Cari Martens demonstrates the ingenuity of this Hasselback Potato recipe; you slice the potato to create more surface area and then add seasoning. Where’s the name from? “Hasselback” was a restaurant in Stockholm, Sweden, where this dish was first introduced in the 1940s.

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How to Make Dill Pickles

This is an ideal recipe for newbies; the video employs the simple “cold pack” method. No piping hot foods and you can course correct if you don’t like how it’s turning out. End result: whole or spear dill pickles. The only downside: You’ll need to wait four to six weeks to eat ’em.

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Crispy Oven Baked Cajun Fries

Chef Ace Champion grew up in Louisiana and has developed dozens of popular recipes on Food Channel. Here’s the full Crispy Oven-Baked Cajun Fries recipe. Forward to 1:23 if you just want to cut immediately to him pouring a massive amount of seasoning over his sliced potatoes. The final touch: sriracha ketchup.

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Easiest Spinach Souffle

Believe it or not, this is one of Chef Roni Proter’s weeknight meals, which means it’s not super-hard or time-consuming (45 minutes bake time).

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Diabetic-Friendly Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies are for everyone, as they are diabetic-friendly and gluten-free, and still manage to have a rich and perfectly sweet flavor. Just five ingredients required.

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