Thursday, December 31, 2009

Best of 2009

We've truly enjoyed spending 2009 sharing recipes & cooking experiments with all of you! Here's a little overview of the 10 most popular items to come out of the Good Appetite kitchen this year.

1. Making mozzarella Making Mozzarella at Home
There seems to be a lot of interest in making your own cheese this year as shown by this post being our far & away most popular this year.

2. Oatmeal Stout and Heath Bar Ice CreamOatmeal Stout and Heath Bar Ice Cream
A challenge from the members of Matt's TC Makers group led to this very popular ice cream flavor. Surprisingly good!

3.Shredded Beef Sandwiches Crockpot Shredded Beef
Just looking at that picture makes me want one of those sandwiches now.

4. Making RicottaHomemade Ricotta & Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
More homemade cheesemaking, this time it was the much easier ricotta.

5. Smoked TurkeySmoked Turkey Breast
Seems like a lot of people were looking for an alternative to the typical roast turkey this year.

6. Crock Pot RibsCrockpot Ribs
Who knew you could create such delicious ribs in the crock pot?!

7. Salted Chocolate Covered Caramel CookiesSalted Chocolate Covered Caramel Cookies
The most popular of this year's 8 Weeks of Cookies & deservedly so.

8. Curried Lentil Soup
This one surprised me showing up on the list but I guess everyone is looking for a good hearty soup.

9. Midsummer MN FeastA Midsummer MN Feast with Bacon Chipotle Sauce
It's hard to resist the wonderful food of midsummer in Minnesota especially when its topped with Bacon Chipotle Sauce.

10. Cheesy Cauliflower PancakesCheesy Cauliflower Pancakes
The lowly cauliflower is transformed into a cheesy, tasty sidedish

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Elle said...

Oh, SO making me hungry! I couldn't even choose a favorite. Cookies? Ice Cream? Ribs? They all look fab-u-lous! Here's to another great year!

Alicia Foodycat said...

So many delicious things that you made this year! Yup - I could definitely eat a shredded beef sandwich about now!

Stacey Snacks said...

Happy New Year Matt and Kat.
My best of 2009 will be on can you choose from all your great recipes you make????

kat said...

Stacey - We didn't pic at all we posted the top 10 according to Google Analytics.

Fresh Local and Best said...

These look like terrific recipes!
Wishes for happiness and blessings in the coming year.

Kristin said...

I want all of that.... right now ; )

Lynn said...

Wow, you have been cooking some yummy looking stuff! I'm glad I've found your site. Must note the address so I can come back and check on what you're cooking and eating throughout the year :)

Deborah said...

What a great year it was! Can't wait to see what 2010 brings.

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