52 Weeks of Cooking Challenge

The Starving Chef Blog

Each week there's a new challenge that incorporates different techniques, cuisines and ingredients. It is designed to inspire chefs to try new things in the kitchen and test themselves in new and exciting ways. 

The Starving Chef Blog

Crème Brûlée for One | Dairy | Week 02

Crème Brûlée for One | Dairy | Week 02

Chicken Marsala | Alcohol | Week 03 (+01)

Oxtail Stew | Offal | Week 04

Prawns on the Barbie | Australian | Week 05

Harry Potter Birthday Cakes | Two Ways | Week 06

Peanut Butter Cups | Chocolate | Week 07

Salads in Jars | Canned | Week 08

Eggplant "Steaks" | One Color | Week 09

Tyrion's Leg of Lamb | Book Inspired Meals | Week 10

Breakfast Banana "Sushi" | Bananas | Week 11

Toads in Holes | Hangover Cures | Week 12

Firecracker Shrimp | Spicy Food | Week 13

Fuzzy Bunny Butt Cupcakes

Peppercorn Crusted Filet Mignon with Sea Scallop Filling | Surf 'n' Turf | Week 15

Huevos Habaneros | Cuban Food | Week 16

Herb & Citrus Chicken | Herbs | Week 17

Bento Box Challenge

Hibiscus, Rose, and Lime Cupcakes with Candied Violas | Flowers | Week 19

BBQ Ranch Pasta Salad | Barbecue | Week 20

Bison Stuffed Peppers | Ground Meat | Week 21

Kung Pow Quesadillas | Fusion | Week 22

Corn Dogs | Concession Foods | Week 23

Amêijoas à Bulhão Pato (Clams in White Wine Sauce) | Portuguese | Week 24

Squashed Potatoes | My First Foods | Week 25

Mini Crab Cakes in Mango Habanero Aïoli | One Bite Foods

Shooter Sandwich | Picnic Foods | Week 27

Eggs-cellent Benedict | Alton Brown | Week 28

Two Ingredient Ice Cream | Frozen | Week 30

Swensons Galley Boy | Represent Your Region

Bacon Wrapped Breakfast "Sushi" | Bacon | Week 32

Chicken Biryani | Indian | Week 33

Bakso | Indonesian | Week 34

Twisted Tzatziki Gyro Pizza

Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches | Starving Chef Signature Dessert | Week 36

Gruyère Stuffed Mushrooms | Week 37

Chorizo con Papas y Huevos (en una sartén) | Mexican | Week 38

German Rosemary & Honey Chicken | My Heritage | Week 39

Coffee and Cream Cookies | Coffee | Week 40

Omelette Burger | Omelettes | Week 41

Caraway and Lemon Pork Chops | Whole Spices | Week 42

Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls

Fall Harvest Quiche

Grilled Crab & Cheese | Sandwiches | Week 45

Giant Hostess Ho Ho Cake | Fauxstess | Week 46

Quinoa & Chorizo Stuffed Squash | Ginger | Week 47

Brie & Date Stuffed Mushrooms | Stuffed | Week 48

Parmesan Potatoes | Roasted | Week49

Crazy Christmas Tree Bark

Fondue Bourguignonne | Raw | Week 51

Ugly Christmas Sweater Gingerbread Cookies

Homestyle Tomato Soup | 30 Minute Meals | Week 01

Sous Vide BBQ Chicken Legs

Spanakopita | Eat Greek

Maple Bacon Chicken Waffles with Hollandaise Sauce | 15 Minute Meals

Turkey & Quinoa Chili | Healthy Slow Cooker Meals

Buffalo Cheddar Stuffed Pretzel Bites | Super Bowl Food

Choux à la Crème | Valentine's Day Recipes

Squid Tempura with Cocktail Sauce & Ponzu Mayo

Braised Lamb in Figgy Red Wine Sauce | Easter Recipes

Malay Kari Udang | Coconut Prawn Curry

Breakfast Mac & Cheese | Week 11

Cheeseburger Rolls with Mayo 'Glaze' | Food in Disguise

Brigadeiros | Brazilian Caramels

Curried Carrot Soup | From Root to Stem Recipes

Direwolf Bread | Game of Thrones Recipes

Pigeon Pie from King's Landing | Game of Thrones Recipes

Healthy Chicken Wraps | Meal Prep Sundays

Classic Soubise on Crispy Chicken | Mother Sauces

Campfire Cooking

Breakfast Bowls | Cheap & Easy Meals

Black Garlic Hoisin Chicken | East Asian

Mini Corn Dogs

S'more Cookies

Caribbean Garlic French Toast

Easy Homemade Marshmallows

Pancake Tacos

Brioche Grilled Cheese | Think Local

Butter Ghee Crusted Steak

Orange Miso Pork Chops

No Mess Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Pokemon GO Cupcakes

Cajun Zoodles

Fire Roasted Baba Ghanoush

Gravlax & Hovmästarsås Croustades

One Pot New England Clam Chowder

Pretzel Crusted Chicken Breasts | Chopped at Home Challenge

Orange Poppyseed Rolls | Chopped at Home Challenge

Ghana Red-Red & Plantains

Zombie Meatloaf & Intestine Noodles | Halloween Recipes

Ahi Tuna Steaks with Pineapple Mango Salsa

Margarita Pizza with Homemade Pizza Sauce

Sous Vide Pork Chops & Butter Spinach

Ratatouille | Disney Recipes

Cinnamon Sweet Potato Chips | Dehydrator Recipes

Maui Wowie Pork Loin

Česnečka | Czech Garlic Soup

Turkey Bone Broth Soup

Churro Bites with Strawberry Sauce

Shashuka & Lamb Meatballs

Calamari Pasta | What's in My Fridge Door?

Crème Brûlée Cookies

Brown Butter Lobster Risotto

Turkey & Veggie Meatloaf

Crock Pot Crab & Corn Chowder

Tex-Mex Chili

Heart Shaped Shrimp Ravioli | Valentine's Day

Beginner's Guide to Spices

Dragon Fruit Shrimp & Forbidden Rice

Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

Pizza Waffles | 5 Minute College Meals

Pizza Pot Pie

Southern Corn Salsa

Scotch Eggs | British Food

Middle Eastern Lamb Pita

One Pot Ramen

One Pan Coq au Vin

Crispitos | Cafeteria Copy Cat

Black Garlic & Pineapple Beef Stir Fry

Sweet Tea Chicken Summer Salad

Cream Cheese Stuffed Bagels

Chorizo Crab Cake Sliders

Saffron Pork Wellington

Deathly Hallows Cookies | Harry Potter Recipes

Thai Mango Curry

S'more Waffles on a Stick

Jalapeño Pretzel Poppers

Spicy Grilled Chicken BBQ Flatbread

Strawberry Gummy Bears

Lemon Garlic Parmesan Scallops | Cast Iron Recipes

Mini Toasted Marshmallow Cheesecakes

How to build the perfect charcuterie board

Spicy Chicken Burrito Salad

Black Truffle Parmesan Popcorn

Breakfast Eggrolls | Dim Sum

Pillow Cookies

Banana Pancakes

Jalapeno & Sweet Corn Tortellini Salad

Simple Korean Bulgogi BBQ

Simple Tuna Salad

White Chocolate Cranberry Mason Jar Cookies

German Beer Cheese Soup

Salted Caramel Rice Krispies Treats

Crab Rangoon Sticks

Seafood Casserole | What's In My Fridge Door

Quahog Stuffies

Giant Cinnamon Roll

Pumpkin Spice Doughnut Holes

Pepper Jack Mac 'n' Cheese | Instant Pot Recipes

Sweet Potato Pierogies in Brown Butter Sage Sauce

Easy Breakfast Egg Tagine

Champagne Cupcakes

Mesquite Pork Taquitos | Air Fryer Recipes

Roasted Garlic & Avocado Shrimp Pasta

Spicy Chicken Korma | Instant Pot Recipes

Cinnamon Poached Apples | Sous Vide Recipes

Olympic Torch Ice Cream Flambé

Balsamic Orange Pork Loin | Instant Pot Recipes

Leche Flan | Filipino Dessert

Beef and Broccoli Ramen Noodles

Chorizo Your Own Adventure Burgers

One Pan Smoky Citrus Shrimp Pasta

Shrimp Mozambique | Camarão Moçambique

Crispy Skin Salmon Ramen Noodles

STUFFED French Toast

Lemon Dill Salmon with Capers & Asparagus

Rainbow Pancakes

Baked Onion Rings

Burek | Balkans Recipes

Pulled Pork Sloppy Joes

Elegant Croquembouche

Pineapple Salsa

Saffron Noodles with Lobster and Asparagus

Peruvian Ceviche

Beer Brined Shrimp Burgers | Whole Foods Market 365

Sweet & Spicy Pepper Jelly

Durr Burger | Fortnite Recipe

Grown-Up SpaghettiOs (with Vodka Sauce and Turkey Meatballs)

Pumpkin Butter Apple Pie Cinnamon Rolls

Lemon Basil Shrimp Noodles

Instant Pot Pulled Pork Apple Cider BBQ

Apple Cinnamon Granola

Vegetable Ribbon Pie

Compound Butters in Five Easy Combos

Champagne Jell-O Shots

Fruitcake Crack

Grand Champage Cocktail

KNOW YOUR: Meal Prep - Healthy Chicken Wraps

Baked Mac & Cheese

Marshmallow STUFFED Hot Cocoa Cookies

Sous Vide OREO Cheesecake

Chicken Nacho Soup

Instant Pot Pierogies & Meatballs | What's In My Fridge Door

Sumac Shrimp Curry

Parmesan Truffle Fries

Lucky Charms Marshmallow Treats

Fiddlehead Fern Risotto

All-American 'Gourmet' Red Skin Potato Salad

Mango Habanero Salsa

Summer Sangria

Easy Corn Salsa

Balsamic Roasted Broccoli

Luna Lovegood's Radish Salad | Harry Potter Magical Recipes

Ron Weasley's Knickerbocker Glory | Harry Potter Magical Recipes

Pizza Bagels For Adults

Cast Iron Spinach Artichoke Dip

Cast Iron Corn & Spinach Casserole

Lit'l Smokies Wreath with Everything Bagel Topping

Cookies 'n' Cream Cookies

Wasbi Caesar Roast Beef Ciabatta

Protein Granola Trail Mix

Cinnamon Roll GUTS | Halloween Recipe

Apple Cider Chili

Past Years