Thursday, December 31, 2009

Top 12 Recipes Of 2009 (Updated with my Faves!)

It's the last day of the year and I thought I'd share with you the most viewed recipes of the year according to Google Analytics. There are 12 months in the year, so here are the top 12 recipes!

1. Dr. Pepper Cake

2. Jack's Rainbow Cupcakes

3. Pistachio Crusted Chicken

4. Blueberry White Chocolate Scones

5. My Favorite Pork Tenderloin

6. Devil's Food Cake

7. Cookies and Cream Cheesecakes

8. Snickerdoodle Blondies

9. Triple Chocolate Cake

9 1/2. Chicken & Dumplings- This one actually did make the list but it was a recipe I made in 2008 and I was doing the top 12 for for 2009 so I left it off. But it is so good and one of my favorite and still popular after over a year, so here it is again!

10. Strawberry Cake

11. Red Velvet Cake Balls

12. Lemon Marble Cake

My favorite for 2009 are (in no particular order):
  1. My Favorite Pork Tenderloin
  2. Oatmeal Cookies
  3. Lemon Blueberry Cake
  4. Bailey's Cappuccino Chip Cake
  5. Chocolate Zucchini Bundt Cake
  6. Easy Cinnamon Bread
  7. KitchenAid 60-Minute Dinner Rolls
  8. Pumpkin Cinnamon Streusel Rolls
  9. Easy Cheese Danish
  10. Crispy Flatbread Pizza
  11. Berry Cobbler Cake
  12. Sweet Potato Pancakes w/ Cinnamon Syrup
  13. Breakfast Potatoes
  14. Fluffy Buttermilk Biscuits
  15. Strawberries Romanoff
  16. Chicken & Dumplings
  17. One Bowl Chocolate Cake with Instant Fudge Frosting
  18. Vanilla Bean Cream Cheese Frosting
  19. Lemon Rosemary No-Knead Bread
  20. Croque Madame

I'll see you all in the new year. Be safe and thanks for reading!


Donna-FFW said...

Fantastic recap of the favorites.. but no baileys cake? NO chicken dumplings.. all of your recipes are STELLAR!

Wishing you a very healthy, happy new year Monica!

Nina @ crazy for cookies and more said...

wow...neat top 12...5 of them are my favorites too..I agree with Donna, I loved the chicken dumplings as well..thanks Monica for all the great recipes...Happy New Year! <3 Nina

Debbie said...

Beautiful pictures Monica. I don't know which of the chocolate cakes I want first, since they all look so good! Have a wonderful New Year!

cookies and cups said...

Love this recap! That pistachio chicken looks so good and I agree with you fully on the snickerdoodle blondies..yummmmm!
Happy New Year!!!

Michel-lee said...

That's great to see your top 12. Beautiful pictures. Have a Happy New Year!

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Heidi said...

My favorite is the snickerdoodle blondies. My kids love them. I really want to try that dr pepper cake. They all look delicious!!

oneordinaryday said...

Every single one looks beautiful, Monica. I've made the lemon blueberry cake too, and it is so delicious. I just love that cookbook and wish I had more occasions to bake a three layer cake. : )
Hope the new year is wonderful to you.

Ingrid_3Bs said...

Well, Monica, I'm pretty sure you know which one of those is my favorite though it all look delish even your chocolate cakes.

Happy New Year!

Miranda said...

Funny..I was hoping you'd post your favorites or something similar. Glad you did! I think all of your photos are magnificent!! Glad I found your blog this year.

Have a very Happy New Year!!

Marie Rayner said...

They all look pretty yummy to me! Happy New Year! Can't wait to see what you share with us in 2010!

tamilyn said...

Happy New Year's Monica. May it be filled with love, happiness and more cake! Speaking of cake-my husband could see the cake on the post across the room and said "Whoa, who made THAT cake?" I may be trying one of them soon. However, we know they won't look like yours! As long as they taste as good, that is all I care about.


Diane Schmidt said...

They all look fantastic.
Thanks for the years recap.
Happy New Year!

Marie W said...

The pork tenderloin has become one of my favorites! Thanks for introducing me to this!

Tia said...

great recap! happy new year. they all look soooo delicious and inspirational!

pickycook said...

What an amazing list of food! Love the Dr. Pepper Cake - that will need to be baked this coming year. Happy New Year - Cheers!

Sue said...

I shouldn't have read this when I was hungry. At any given moment each would be what I wanted. Right now...I want one of those scones and a cup of coffee!

Happy New Year! I look forward to getting to know you better in 2010.


Mara Campbell said...

Thanks for the awesome list!! I am new to your blog and love seeing all those tasties in one place. I have some recipes to try, now!

Happy New Year!

OvenDelights said...

I can't say it enough, your recipes are mouth watering!!

Jblover109Woozworld said...

HI I am Nan and am new! Wow you have a delicious looking site and so glad to have found it! Look forward to visiting!

Lissaloo said...

I have tried about half of these so far, thanks for all the great recipes you share and Happy New Year! :)

Memória said...

I love your photos. I tried your chicken and dumplings a while ago. I need to make that again; it was perfect.

Foodiewife said...

Honey, ALL of your recipes are my favorite. I am so backed up with recipes I want to make-- and several of yours are high on my queue list.
Happy New Year!

b said...

oh my goodness!! I am going to make al of these!! Thanks for sharing these. I can't wait to make them!!

Ingrid_3Bs said...

I looked over your list and snickerdoodle blondies are still the winner. :)

Happy, Happy New Year! Hope you guys are having a good one so far!

Heather S-G said...

Well, they all make my tongue hang out!! Delicious...everything you do is delicious! I'm so happy to have met you this year and I look forward to the coming year :D Happy New Year!!

vanillasugarblog said...

happy new year sweetheart! I remember, fondly, that oreo cookie cheesecake thingees. oh man. I might just have to pull that recipe out from the pile and move it to the top.

vanillasugarblog said...

do you have a recipe for (a good one) for pb meltaways? the candy. thanks momma!

Kerstin said...

Great recap, but now I'm drooling... :) Happy New Year!!

Kim said...

Love the look of that pistachio chicken, but everything looks delicious! Happy new year!

Adele said...

I cannot wait to try that chicken and dumplings.. YUM!! That might just be tonights dinner! seriously mouthwatering!

nanny said...

This has got to be my lucky day for finding your great blog!!! Your pictures are simply beautiful and I cannot wait to try your recipes!!!!
Happy New Year!!!!!

The Food Librarian said...

I want to try all these!!! - mary

Roz | La Bella Vita Cucina said...

Monica, I love every recipe and photo on your top 12 list for if I can just find the time to prepare each of them along with all of the others that I've printed off! You never fail to inspire me! Roz

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