2007: My Favorite Foods


Phew! We are finally back from all of our holiday traveling. I have accumulated a lot of great gifts and a lot of not-so-great weight. Luckily, I managed to gift a great majority of my baked goods and am only left with 2-3 melomakarona and kourambiedes a piece. Not so luckily, I probably consumed 3 lbs. of butter and 2 lbs. of sugar on my own in the past 10 days. But, it was a great time and so nice to see family. I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season!

The first thing I did when I got home was go through my Google Reader (this is where I catalog all the blogs I keep tabs on–food and otherwise; you should try it, if you haven’t already). Many of the food blogs I read were packed with great best-of-2007 lists, from other favorite blogs, to favorite recipes, to lists of things to try in the coming year, etc. I decided to do something like that here, too and list for you some of my favorite recipes from the past year. Perhaps you will dig into the archives and try something you missed the first time around!

Spaghetti and Meatballs
Stuffed Mushrooms
French Onion Soup, Filet of Beef Bourguignon
Beef Stew 

Pasta with Pesto Cream Sauce
Italian Wedding Soup
Lamb Chops Au Poivre
Pork Tenderloin Au Poivre with Hazelnut-Mushroom Pilaf

Kreas Manestra
Shish Kabobs with Tzatziki
Chicken Cacciatore

Nutella-Stuffed French Toast
Stuffed Yellow Peppers

Pork Tenderloin Milanese
Chicken with Goat Cheese and Sundried Tomato Sauce
White Chocolate and Pecan Blondies
Pesto Potatoes

French Onion Chicken
Panzanella Salad with Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette
Cumin-Orange Chicken with Blueberry Chipotle Sauce

Greek-style Lamburgers

Individual Wonton Lasagnas
Chicken Valdostana and Braised Lentils with Spinach

Roast Beef with Spicy Parsley Tomato Sauce
Beef and Mushroom Barley Soup
Pork Tenderloin Stuffed with Smoked Gouda and Bacon

Chicken Stew with White Beans and Spinach
Chicken Noodle Soup

November (I have decided this was my favorite cooking month in the life of my blog, so maybe just check out the whole month 😉
Corn & Pepper Bisque
Shepherd’s Pie
Chicken with Herbed Pan Sauce
Chicken Tortilla Soup and Pupusas
Plasto: A Lesson with Yiayia

Herb Roasted Chicken
Avgolemono Soup
Gingerbread Scones

2007: My Favorite Foods

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