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Megans Cookin: Countdown: Top 10 Posts

Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Countdown: Top 10 Posts

What a wonderful year it has been as I reflect back to the last year. When I started this blog, I had no idea the warm and inviting community I was entering and the wonderful people I was about to meet. Thanks to all of you, my readers and friends, for making this adventure a thrilling and fun ride. To celebrate the dawn of a new year, I thought we would take a look back. Back to the top 10 posts.

Sooo... let's begin with...


My tried and true chocolate chip biscotti
This recipe came from a Bed and breakfast and has been a family favorite for 10 years. You can substitute the chocolate chips for whatever you like or mix a few favorites. White chocolate chip and macadamia nuts are good too!

Mock Hostess Cupcakes: These bite size cupcakes look just like a miniature Hostess Cupcake. Chocolate cake, cream center, an a chocolate glaze under a white chocolate Hostess swirl. Perfect for a Valentine picnic.

Coconut Truffles: Moist coconut center that reminds me of a Mounds candy bar. These made a perfect Christmas gift.

Chili Verde This made for a very tasty dinner. Think Cinco de Mayo of anytime the Mexican urge hits!

Coconut Layer Cake Pastry cream in the middle of this 3 layer cake makes it perfect for any occasion.

Cinna-spin cookie This award winning cookie starts with a package of Betty Crocker sugar cookie mix. Sometimes you need a head start and this is the cookie for those late nights when the kid says (at 7 o'clock) that they have to bring treats to class or scouts.

Ricotta Pound Cake This cake took me by surprise and I loved it. It's melt in your mouth texture is perfect with a cup of fresh brewed coffee.

How to make a checkered cake without a special pan. This cake is always a show stopper and really quite easy to make. A great alternative to a marble cake, my daughters favorite.


Mexican Breakfast Casserole: A lot of ingredients, an easy dish. Make this casserole the night before and just pop it in the oven in the morning. Delicious!


for the #1 post...

Olive Penguins: Even though this was my last post, these little guys have created quite a ripple. Four easy to find ingredients, these cute little appetizers are perfect for Christmas or to ring in a new year.

I hope you enjoyed this reflection of the past as much as I have. I pray the new year is joyous, prosperous, and healthy. God Bless!

Happy New Year!

If you like these recipes, please click on the link below and cast your vote!



Blogger BumbleVee said...

the little penguins are so cute!

just stopping by to wish you a Happy New Year...

I don't usually make resolutions...but, I would like to try to be more regular with my food and recipe blog.

looking forward to yours and all the great recipes in '09....

December 31, 2008 at 9:07 PM  
Blogger Reeni said...

What a great round-up, I have to go back and check out some of those posts like the coconut truffles, yummy! Happy New Year!

January 1, 2009 at 3:37 AM  
Blogger glamah16 said...

Happy New Year Megan. It was great getting to know you this year. Looking forward to another year of blogging.

January 1, 2009 at 9:16 AM  
Blogger Carla said...

Happy New Year! I was going to do a round up, but I just stuck with the resolutions lol

January 1, 2009 at 9:47 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well of course the penuins made a stir, they are so cute!

Happy new Year Megan, I really enjoy your site.

January 1, 2009 at 12:32 PM  
Blogger Gloria Chadwick said...

Happy New Year, Megan! Can't wait to see what you cook up this year. :)

January 1, 2009 at 12:45 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Happy New Year Megan! 2008 looked like one fine year for you! Im such a sucker for those olive penguins. Too cute! I hope 2009 brings you great and happy things!

January 1, 2009 at 1:55 PM  
Blogger The Blonde Duck said...

I want that Mexican breakfast casserole! Happy New Year!

January 1, 2009 at 6:42 PM  
Blogger Teresa Cordero Cordell said...

Megan, all your recipes are wonderful. I can't pick a number one, although the penguins are certainly delightful. You are such a sweetheart.

January 3, 2009 at 11:36 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't know which is the better the chili verde or those adorable little penguins.

January 4, 2009 at 10:13 AM  
Blogger Annie said...

Those penguins are the cutest little things ever! Congrats for coming up with something so cute and savoury!

January 5, 2009 at 7:29 PM  
Blogger Maria said...

I love all of your recipes!!

January 6, 2009 at 7:24 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Those penguins are so sweet! I like their winter gear :). The cinnaspin cookies also sound delicious.

January 6, 2009 at 12:11 PM  
Blogger Katherine Roberts Aucoin said...

Happy New Year Meagan...sorry I'm so late. Your top 10 are wonderful and I am going to try the Mexican breakfast casserole!

January 6, 2009 at 12:24 PM  
Blogger Tiffany @ Lattes And Life said...

TAG! You're it...on my blog :-)

January 6, 2009 at 3:34 PM  
Blogger Nic said...

Great choices and those penguins are my favs too!!

January 7, 2009 at 10:05 AM  

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