Top 10 Recipes of 2011

by Lynne on January 1, 2012

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BBQ Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Happy New Year Everyone! I hope 2011 was as great a year for you as it was for me and Cook & Be Merry. To everyone who visited my blog, Thank You.  And to all my great commenters, you are the absolute best! You make my day and make my blog so much more interesting. I hope I can give you many more recipes in 2012 that will entertain you and make you happy. I’ll do my everlovin’ best. Because you’re worth it!

So here are the top 10 most popular recipes of 2011 on Cook & Be Merry. Above is the #1 most popular recipe by far, BBQ Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp.

Chicken, Sausage and Asparagus Pasta

#2 Chicken, Sausage, Asparagus and Mushroom Pasta from Grace-Marie’s Kitchen


Mirepoix Meatloaf

#3 Mireoix Meatloaf Recipe ~ Simple & Easy


Checkerboard Cookies

#4 Black and White Checkerboard Cookies


Snickerdoodle Cookies

#5 Snickerdoodle Cookies


Gumbo ~ Shrimp, Chicken &  Andouille Sausage

#6 Gumbo ~ Shrimp, Chicken & Andouille Sausage


Sweet Potato Empanadas

#7 Sweet Potato and Turkey Empanadas from Grace-Marie’s Kitchen


Cornbread ~ Soft, Sweet and Buttery

#8 Cornbread ~ Soft, Sweet & Buttery


Mini Tart Shells, Food Art & an Optical Illusion

#9 Mini Tart Shells, Food Art & An Optical Illusion


Mini Lemon Tartlet with Buttercream Bees

#10 Mini Lemon Tartlets & A Culinary School Banquet


I give you a toast with my glass held high ~

Here’s to the bright New Year
And a fond farewell to the old;
Here’s to the things that are yet to come
And to the memories that we hold.

Lynne xo

{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

Lentil Breakdown January 1, 2012 at 9:18 pm

Nice work, but looks like that bee in #9 stole all the filling. Happy New Year, and here’s to more lemon filling in 2012!

She Paused 4 Thought January 2, 2012 at 1:22 pm

They all look amazing!

Magic of Spice January 3, 2012 at 8:21 am

A beautiful line up of deliciousness!
Happy New Year!

Bee (Quarter Life Crisis Cuisine) January 3, 2012 at 5:17 pm

Oh I just love your food photography and culinary creativity! You have a true talent–it’s been a great year and I hope next year is just as wonderful for you and more. Happy New Year! 🙂

polwig January 10, 2012 at 5:34 pm

Great list… I made #2 at least 10 times last year until my family got tired of it. I LOVE IT. The gumbo however looks like it may take its spot…. will make it soon.

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