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2010’s Top 10 Recipes

Happy New Year’s Eve everyone! Still not feeling 100% so I’ve pretty much stayed out of the kitchen this past week. I promise to get back to posting new recipes next week but until then I decided to do a kind of “Best of” list. I’ve seen a couple of people do top 10 lists the past couple of weeks and started to get a little curious as to what the top recipes for the blog have been. I’ve done a little digging and I present to you the Top 10 recipes of 2010.

Not all of these recipes were posted this year, a couple were posted last year but they are still quite popular. And I won’t lie, they are some of my favorites too.

Now on with the countdown:

Number 10: Roasted Garlic Soup. Winter is in full swing. This might help you warm up.

Roasted Garlic Soup

Number 9: Perfect Pizza Sauce.  No need for delivery. Pizza at home is super easy with this homemade pizza sauce.

Perfect Pizza Sauce

Number 8: Zucchini Cakes. Yet another reason to love zucchini. As if we all needed one.

Zucchini Cakes

Number 7: Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Sour Cream. Fight the winter blues with this little taste of summer.

Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Sour Cream

Number 6: Caramelized French Onion Dip. My favorite dip. Period.

Caramelized French Onion Dip

Number 5: Fudgy Brownie Cookies. The best cookies. Ever.

Fudgy Brownie Cookies

Number 4: Bacon Cheese Dip. Let me reiterate: Bacon. Cheese. Dip.

Bacon Cheese Dip

Number 3: Honey Kissed Crispy Chicken Sandwich. It’s crispy. It’s fried. It’s kissed with honey.

Honey Kissed Crispy Chicken Sandwich

Number 2: Cheesy Roasted Garlic Potato Balls. Much like the sandwich above these are crispy. They are fried. But inside…oh inside is cheesy, roasted garlic, mashed potato-y goodness.

Cheesy Roasted Garlic Potato Balls

And finally, the top post for the entire year of 2010 is…..

Creamy Bacon, Tomato and Avocado Pasta Salad. Ohhhh mama. Creamy avocado, crispy bacon, sweet burst of tomatoes. Hold me.

Creamy Bacon, Tomato and Avocado Pasta Salad

So that’s that. And as we ring in the New Year tonight I can’t help but think of all of the delicious things that 2011 will bring. Have a save and Happy New Year all!

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  • Your roasted garlic soup was definitely one of my favorites this year! Happy New Year!

  • chris

    Aww, hope u feel better soon. Ever since I stumbled upon your blog a few months ago, your recipes have constantly been a hit with family and friends! (I am soooo trying those zucchini cakes tomorrow!) Happy New Year to you & Ryan! :)

  • Hope you start feeling better soon Des!! Happy new year to you and Ryan!
    I love your top 10… I’ve even made a few of them… the french onion dip, pizza sauce, and roasted garlic soup being my favorites of those I have tried! Can’t wait to see what you will create this year!!

  • Kathryn Lalario

    I have shared your website with so many of my friends and family. It is such a go to for me. Your recipes are great Happy New Year!!

  • tlhugh03

    I can’t believe I haven’t tried any of these! Not sure what to start w first… the cheesy garlic balls or the fudgey brownie cookies or the shrimp tacos or the…

  • Miz

    We have enjoyed your recipes for several months now and while I have prepared only 1 of your top 10–the honey kissed chicken sandwich which is now the favorite sandwich here… two of your other recipes are also top 10 in this house–we love your Kung Pao Chicken and your Grilled Steak Taquitos. As a fellow Northwesterner, we don’t actually grill the steak now–I sear it on the stove–but it still makes a wonderful dish that friends and family alike love. I’ve turned several friends onto your site and they too are now daily visitors I suspect. Happy New Year!

  • Wow…I’m bookmarking several. Looks delicious! First on my list: crispy chicken sandwich…yum!

  • I love this round up of recipes- such a cute idea to sum up a year of great cooking! I baked the fudgy brownie cookies for our holiday party and they were a huge hit! Looking forward to checking out what gets cooked up in 2011. :)

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