New Year's Eve and all its revelry is just about upon us. The snow is falling and covering the world like a gift to be unwrapped in the new year.
I won't be online much this weekend, so I wanted to make sure that I wished all of my readers a happy new year before the parties all start.
At this time of year I always like to make my acknowledgements. My blog is about finding inspirtation. It's about my belief that every recipe is a story. Sometimes I find inspiration in an ingredient. Sometimes I find it in recipes I see out in the world that I want to adapt. Other times I'm inspired by a recipe on a blog that is just too perfect not to make.
I always love opportunities to meet other bloggers. I was thrilled that this year I had a chance to meet two. I had one really great blogger lunch, and one short encounter (and they were both in Chelsea Market).
I always acknowledge and link the blogs I use when I post them here, but I still like to give a year-end shout-out and thanks to everyone who gave me a recipe during the year.
This year I would like to thank:
Sugar Plum (Oreo Cream Cheese Brownies, Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake, Cinnamon Hazelnut Brownies, Nutella Hazelnut Cookies)
Closet Cooking (Halibut with Dill)
My Tasty Treasures (Pierogi Lasagna)
Noble Pig (Asian Noodle Salad with Peanuts and Mint, Dinner Rolls for a Crowd)
Zen Can Cook (Cauliflower Puree with Brown Butter)
We Are Never Full (Agrodolce Sauce)
Bunny's Warm Oven (Cherry Cheese Crumb Bars)
Clumbsy Cookie (Greenies)
Baking & Beyond (Chicken Tortilla Soup)
Fun & Food (Spinach Fettucini with Roasted Cherry Tomato Sauce)
Tartlette (Transatlantic Squares - my most ambitious dessert recipe all year)
Thanks for all of your inspiration folks. Many of you who weren't explicitly listed here still may have inspired my blog with your recipes ideas and ingredients, even if I didn't pilfer your recipes outright, so thanks for your friendship, your entertaining writing, and your inspiration!
Happiest of New Years to you all!