Our 20 most popular recipes of 2014 from our Recipe Finder are a mix of old favorites and more recent contenders. You’ll see a heavy emphasis on soups and stews, which seems just about perfect for this week’s snowy, frigid conditions in Washington. Also making a strong showing: Joe Yonan’s Weeknight Vegetarian column.

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The list:

1. Anthony Bourdain’s Boeuf Bourguignon. We are running out of things to say about this perennial favorite. It’s been in our top 10 for several years now, so there’s that.


(Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post)

2. World’s Best Lasagna (Tweaked). Another returning favorite. This one is based on Dallas resident John Chandler’s famous contribution to AllRecipes.com.


(Julia Ewan/The Washington Post)

3. Slow-Roasted Beef. Low and slow cooking yields succulent meat, with a great sauce to boot.


(Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post; tableware from Crate and Barrel)

4. Spiced Lentil and Quinoa Stew. A one-pot, healthful dish with plenty of warming spices.


(Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post)

5. Extremely Slow-Roasted Turkey Breast. A second dish that will reward your patience. Not just for Thanksgiving!


(Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post; tableware from Crate and Barrel)

6. Golden Lentils With Soft, Sweet Onions. A Weeknight Vegetarian dish from cookbook author Mollie Katzen.


(Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post)

7. Pasta e Fagioli. A thick and hearty pasta-and-bean soup by way of Italy.


(Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post)

8. White House Kale Salad. Eat your greens a la the Obamas.


(Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post; tableware from Crate and Barrel)

9. Slow-Cooker Garlicky Shrimp. From the ever-reliable folks at America’s Test Kitchen.

10. Basic Flatbread. Making bread doesn’t mean you have to use yeast or spend hours working on it.


(Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post; tableware from Crate and Barrel)

11. Dark Chocolate Drizzled Popcorn. The only sweet treat to make it into our top 20.

12. Caldo Verde (Portuguese Kale Soup). Portugal’s meat-and-greens staple.


(Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post; tableware from Crate and Barrel)

13. Official Brunswick Stew. Makes a lot, so be prepared to freeze or share.


(Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post; tableware from Crate and Barrel)

14. Tex-Mex Chili. A make-ahead family meal from chef, cookbook author and public television host Pati Jinich.


(Dominic Bracco II/For The Washington Post)

15. Primanti Bros. Sandwiches. Always a hit during NFL playoffs. Make your own version of the legendary Pittsburgh sandwich.


(Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post; tableware from Crate and Barrel)

16. Lentil Quinoa Bolognese Sauce. A vegan riff on the well-known Italian sauce.


(Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post)

17. Butternut Squash Stew With Pomegranate Salsa. A colorful, meatless take on a Moroccan tagine.


(Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post)

18. Dilled Chicken Soup Stew. A family favorite from Stephanie Witt Sedgwick.


(Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post; tableware from Crate and Barrel)

19. Southern Soul Brunswick Stew. Makes use of already prepared meats and sauces.


(Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post; tableware from Crate and Barrel)

20. West African Peanut Soup. So many possible descriptors for this Moosewood Restaurant recipe: vegan, healthful, gluten-free, vibrant.