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Our Favorite Recipes of 2010

Our Favorite Recipes of 2010

Earlier this week I posted the top 10 most viewed recipes of 2010. It is a great list and I was even surprised by a few. Today I am sharing our favorite recipes of 2010. Josh picked 5 recipes and I picked my top 5. I realized we spend a lot of time in the kitchen and I am glad because we had a very tasty year. It was difficult to pick only 5 recipes, but here are our favorite recipes of 2010.

Josh’s Top 5

5. Bacon Cheddar Drop Biscuits

4. Baked Potato Soup

3. New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies

2. Zuppa Toscana Soup

1. Key Lime Pie

Maria’s Top 5

5. Black Bean and Mango Tostadas

4. Grilled Pear, Brie, and Honey Crostini

3. Lemon Raspberry Bars

2. Vegetable Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce

1. Peanut Butter, Banana, and Honey Cookies

That was hard! I still look at my list and want to add other recipes. I have too many favorites. Josh and I both agree that our favorite post of 2010 was the “Big Kitchen Reveal.” It was fun inviting you all into our new kitchen. It was a lot of work, but so worth it.

We are looking forward to 2011 and don’t worry, we have a never ending supply of tasty recipes to share! Please let us know what you would like to see more of in the new year. We would love to hear your suggestions! Happy New Year-be safe and best wishes for 2011. I have a feeling it is going to be another fabulous year!

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46 Responses to “Our Favorite Recipes of 2010”

  1. 1
    Blog is the New Black — December 31, 2010 @ 7:23 am

    Thanks for all the great recipes in 2010. I can’t wait for your batch of recipes in 2011!

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    Erica Lea — December 31, 2010 @ 7:31 am

    All of the recipes look so so good, Maria! Yes, I’m confident that 2011 will be absolutely wonderful! Hope you & Josh have a very Happy New Year!

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    marla {family fresh cooking} — December 31, 2010 @ 7:37 am

    Maria, this is such a fun post – I love seeing what both of your favorite recipes were for 2010. Can’t wait to see what you will be cooking up in 2011! Happy New Year :) XO

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    Roz — December 31, 2010 @ 8:06 am

    Best wishes to you both for 2011. I’m looking forward to more of your recipes in the new year!

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    Rosa — December 31, 2010 @ 8:12 am

    A great list!

    Happy New Year!

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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    Jessica @ How Sweet — December 31, 2010 @ 8:17 am

    I could never just pick 5! I can’t imagine how hard it was. All of your recipes are so delicious.

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    Lori @ RecipeGirl — December 31, 2010 @ 8:17 am

    Fun! Love your cookie recipe at the end. Sounds like a good combination of flavors. Happy New Year!

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    HoneyB — December 31, 2010 @ 8:18 am

    Love your top ten – and I am definitely making your vegetable spring rolls! Yum!

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    susan — December 31, 2010 @ 8:21 am

    happy new year, maria! to more fun times in 2011!

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    alison @ Ingredients, Inc. — December 31, 2010 @ 8:22 am

    Great list! Happy New Year to you!

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    Kalynskitchen — December 31, 2010 @ 8:37 am

    They all look good but if I had to pick one it would have to be the biscuits. Wishing you all the best in 2011!

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    Amanda — December 31, 2010 @ 8:45 am

    I LOVE your kitchen… its like a dream! And wonderful recipes shared here… a page to bookmark for sure!

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    Lindsey Johnson — December 31, 2010 @ 8:57 am

    Everything you make looks fantastic. I am adding those veggie rolls and tostadas to my list of meals for the next week.

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    Elizabeth — December 31, 2010 @ 9:14 am

    Funny, all of Josh’s picks are very hearty and Maria, yours look so healthy and a little lighter. Same thing that happens in my kitchen. I tell ‘ya.

    Fantastic round up of awesome recipes. Those biscuits are calling my name right now…

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    Lisa {With Style and Grace} — December 31, 2010 @ 9:40 am

    What a great idea and I’m sure this list could have gone on forever! Ok, your new kitchen, INCREDIBLE! What a dream! I can’t wait to see what comes out of it in the new year!

    Happy New Year, Maria and can’t wait to meet you in 2011 ~ Cheers!

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    Erica — December 31, 2010 @ 10:09 am

    hehe- of course he choose key lime! You know my Josh would too! Those Black Bean and Mango Tostadas really look amazing. I’ve been wanting to try them. Enjoy your day!

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    megan — December 31, 2010 @ 10:19 am

    I just want to take a bite out of that spring roll. Followed up by the Key Lime Pie of course!

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    Joanne — December 31, 2010 @ 11:06 am

    Happy New Year! What a beautiful list…I for sure couldn’t narrow my favorites on your site down to five…or even 20!

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    Jeanette — December 31, 2010 @ 11:15 am

    Yum, what a nice list of favorites. I especially like the black bean and mango tostados and vegetable spring rolls with peanut sauce, such a rainbow of colors. Happy New Year!

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    Shaina — December 31, 2010 @ 11:18 am

    The zuppa toscana soup looks divine. I could use a bowl for lunch. Happy New Year to both of you!

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    Those look like a great list! I’ll have to try those lemon raspberry bars — wow!

    Would you be interested in sharing this post with our Countdown to 2011 post today? Link up, if you’d like! Thanks.

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    Justeen @ Blissful Baking — December 31, 2010 @ 11:57 am

    All of those recipes look spectacular!! I really want to try the pb, banana, and honey cookies – they look SO yummy!
    Happy New Year!

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    Debi (Table Talk) — December 31, 2010 @ 12:34 pm

    The crostini with pear, brie, and honey sounds wonderful! But then so does the Zuppa Toscana Soup, and the Key Lime Pie. ~fantastic picks for 2010.
    Here’s to a whole new year of new recipes!

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    Lauren at KeepItSweet — December 31, 2010 @ 1:54 pm

    Your top recipes look fantastic (as do most of your recipes!). I still can’t get over how perfect your chocolate chip cookies look.

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    Heather — December 31, 2010 @ 1:54 pm

    You have so many great recipes and I don’t know how you both only chose 5! Great list and really fun to see each of you pick your 5. Have a wonderful New Years and hopefully we will get to see one another in 2011. Are you going to BlogHer? I decided to go since it was in Atlanta. Maybe we’ll see one another there?
    Again, Happy New Year!!

    • twopeas replied: — January 1st, 2011 @ 10:49 am

      I am still debating about BlogHer Food, I want to go but don’t know if it will work out. I will keep you posted. Hopefully we can meet up in 2011!

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    fooddreamer — December 31, 2010 @ 2:44 pm

    They all look great. If I ever find the time to try all the recipes I have saved, I will try each of these too!

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    Those New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies are one of favorites as well, I keep going back to that recipe over and over again. I’ll have to try those vegetable spring rolls with peanut dipping sauce recipe, that sounds really nice and light, which is just what I need after the holidays!

    Wishing you a very Happy New Year!

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    leslie — December 31, 2010 @ 4:21 pm

    Wonderful choices! I hope you two have a Delicious New Year

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    Dana — December 31, 2010 @ 5:02 pm

    I, along with many others, can’t wait to see what you guys cook up in that gorgeous kitchen of yours Maria! A very happy new year to you both. Lots of love from Seattle.

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    Georgia Pellegrini — December 31, 2010 @ 7:13 pm

    The Zuppa Toscana soup looks delicious…frothy and savory

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    Tracey — January 1, 2011 @ 6:40 am

    Great round-up! Those chocolate chip cookies sound so good to me right now at 8 in the morning :)

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    Helena — January 1, 2011 @ 7:29 am

    Great List! The Key Lime Pie just made my 2011 list. Please keep posting so many cookie recipes, I’m a cookie addict :-P

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    Kelley — January 1, 2011 @ 9:12 am

    A solid top 5 from you both! Happy New Years!!

    • twopeas replied: — January 1st, 2011 @ 10:47 am

      Thanks Kelley-we need to meet up soon!

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    jenna laughs — January 1, 2011 @ 11:56 am

    Wonderful recipes. I made your orange ricotta cookies to give away at Christmas this year :) Happy New Year!

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    teresa — January 1, 2011 @ 6:27 pm

    love them all, how yummy!

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    Amanda R — January 1, 2011 @ 9:12 pm

    Great lists! Happy New Year!

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    Lori — January 2, 2011 @ 6:39 pm

    It all looks good. I just had spring rolls today with leftover shrimp. I love ‘em. You have some beautiful food guys! Happy New Year.

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    Baking Serendipity — January 2, 2011 @ 7:17 pm

    I love your list of favorites! Those chocolate chip cookies look warm and gooey and fresh out of the oven…I think they are my favorite pick! Hope 2011 brings you fantastic things :)

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    Amanda — January 2, 2011 @ 7:35 pm

    Thanks for a great year maria! So glad we had the opportunity to meet, you are an amazing woman!

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    Kerstin — January 2, 2011 @ 8:20 pm

    What a fantastic list! I need to make those biscuits! Happy New Year!!

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