Best of 2012: Our Favorite Recipes

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I always enjoy looking back on our favorite recipes from the past year, the ones that we would make over and over again. Though there are often many—and this year was no different—I try to keep the list down to twelve. So here they are, our family’s favorite recipes from 2012. We hope you enjoy them, and we look forward to sharing more recipes with you in 2013!

Andrea Meyers - Baked Boston Brown Bread

We love a good pot of beans, and this Baked Boston Brown Bread is the perfect side for Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans.

Andrea Meyers - Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

This recipe for Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies came from the Cookies for Kids’ Cancer book, a wonderful book with plenty of recipes for bake sales. And the proceeds go to the Cookies for Kids’ Cancer organization.

Andrea Meyers - Slow Cooker Chicken Tagine with Chickpeas and Root Vegetables

We love slow cooker soups and stew, and this Slow Cooker Chicken Tagine went right to the top of our slow cooker favorites.

Andrea Meyers - Banana Maple Grits

Grits make a good, warm breakfast for cold mornings, and these Banana Maple Grits with sautéed bananas and maple syrup will warm your belly and tempt your taste buds.

Andrea Meyers - Mushroom Chard Frittata (The Kids Cook Monday)

Frittatas are delicious for any time of day, and even a quick dinner. Our sons helped make this Mushroom Chard Frittata with fresh chard from our garden.

Andrea Meyers - Mango Blueberry Greek Frozen Yogurt

Frozen yogurt is a perfect summer treat, especially with fresh fruit. We make Mango Blueberry Greek Frozen Yogurt with our homegrown blueberries

Andrea Meyers - Beef Fajitas with Lime Beer Marinade

We love Mexican food, especially grilled meats. Michael stuffs tortillas with Beef Fajitas with Lime Beer Marinade.

Andrea Meyers - Baked Potato Salad with Vidalia Onion Vinaigrette (The Kids Cook Monday)

Get the kids in the kitchen to make this super easy Baked Potato Salad with Vidalia Onion Vinaigrette.

Andrea Meyers - Grilled Tomatillo Chili

Grilled tomatillos are a great source of flavor in our Grilled Tomatillo Chili.

Andrea Meyers - Curried Peanut, Sweet Potato, and Tomato

The mix of vegetables and Indian flavors made Curried Peanut, Sweet Potato, and Tomato soup one of our favorite curries.

Andrea Meyers - Sweet Potato Pie

Pumpkin pie is a favorite for our Thanksgiving dinner, and Sweet Potato Pie is a fantastic variation.

Andrea Meyers - Eggnog, Light and Easy

And finally, eggnog, my favorite all-time holiday drink that we enjoy throughout the holidays. I tried a new recipe from Cooking Light, which was a big hit with our family.

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  1. Meagan Marion says

    I made the curried sweet potato soup and it was fabulous! Excited to try the other recipes this year too.

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