Goodbye 2014 and Hello 2015

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Butternut Squash Soup


trekking through the Andes in 2014–a personal highlight

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Baked Salami

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting


cooking for my family over xmas 2014–happy place

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kitchen in Colorado –happy place

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writing my blog–happy place

Another year down and I hope you all had a good 2014 and are looking forward to an even better 2015. In terms of my blog it was a very good year. More subscribers, higher stats than I have ever had before! keep on reading and tell your friends to subscribe. I make no money from this blog but enjoy it immensely and am so very happy that you are all out there in the blogosphere reading and interacting with me. I always post my Top Ten Posts for the year so here I go. From the looks of things most of you have viewed these top ten. If you get a chance drop me a line and tell me which of the new recipes you tried were your favorites for the year. My personal favorite this year was my white clams and spaghetti. I always like when I go out of the box and it turns into a “go to ” recipe for me . Well here is my top ten list that you chose not me, these are taken from blog stats. (and they don’t lie)

1. Baked Salami ( Oldie but Goodie) — this one always makes the #1 spot

2. Creamy Butternut Squash Soup ( no cream)

3.Vinaigrette with Maple Syrup–the new salad dressing you’ve been looking for

4. Chicken Cubes with Rosemary, Lemon and Garlic

5. Marshmallow Sweet Potatoes (gotta have ’em)

6. Mushroom Barley — side dish . One of the all time favorites

7. Kick Ass Meatloaf

8. Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

9. Quinoa Salad with Red Wine Dressing

10. Peach Farfel for Passover ( Crowd Favorite) and it obviously is

Looking forward to cooking new recipes with all of you in 2015. For New Years this year I made a super easy delicious brisket in the slow cooker and will be posting that recipe asap. My friend Susan made a most delicious salad which I will be posting asap.

Again , thanks for all the support and have a Happy , Healthy, Peaceful 2015 from my kitchen to yours.

And Keep Cooking with Candi.

2 responses to “Goodbye 2014 and Hello 2015

  1. Happy New Year Candi!!  Thanks for all your wonderful recipes!  I’ve told several friends about your posts and they’re enjoying the recipes as well.  My daughter Melissa is a good friend of Jen’s!  Your grandchildren are adorable!!!   Marsha

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