TasteSpotting Top 100 in 2011 – The Three Cs

  • Easiest Chocolate Cake
  • Oven Baked Zucchini Fries
  • Penne Bake with Spinach and Tomatoes
  • Caprese Pasta with Grape Tomatoes
  • Caramelized Onion Mushroom Gruyere Puff Pastry
  • Oven Baked Parmesan Fries
  • Boursin Mac and Cheese
  • Tomato Basil Soup
  • Pesto Parmesan Breadsticks
  • Sesame Chicken
  • Bloomin Onion Bread with Cheese and Onions
  • Spanish Chicken with Chorizo and Potatoes
  • Pizza Monkey Bread with Marinara Sauce
  • Lasagna Soup
  • Lasagna Cupcakes
  • Revolutionary Mac and Cheese
  • Creamy Avocado Pasta
  • Baked Mac and Cheese
  • Parmesan Hash Browns Cups
  • Macaroni and Four Cheeses
  • Broccoli Beef Stir Fry
  • Potato Cakes with Garlic and Cream Cheese
  • Original Sin Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars
  • French Onion Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
  • Cinnamon Sugar Pull Apart Bread
  • Creamy Dijon Chicken
  • Spinach Mushroom Ricotta Stuffed Shells
  • Peanut Butter Chocolate Pretzel Bites
  • Best Chocolate Cake
  • Garlic Knots
  • Penne with Roasted Asparagus and Balsamic Butter
  • Smoked Paprika Potatoes
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies New York Times
  • Homemade Chicken Teriyaki
  • Broccoli Fritters
  • Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes
  • Chicken Enchilada Pie
  • Sweet Potato Cakes with Sour Cream and Chipotle Black Bean Salsa
  • Cinnamon Roll Pull Apart Loaf
  • Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries with Chocolate
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie
  • Nutella Brownies
  • Bang Bang Shrimp
  • Homemade Samoa Girl Scout Cookies
  • Ham and Egg Crepe Squares
  • Caramel Stuffed Apple Cider Cookies
  • Baked Seasoned Fries with Garlic Aioli
  • Caramel and Sea Salt Topped Shortbread
  • Lemon Pound Cake
  • Cheddar Bay Biscuits
  • Snickerdoodle Cake with Brown Sugar Cinnamon Buttercream
  • Caramel Apple Pie Cupcakes
  • Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Garlic Confit and Baby Arugula
  • Caprese Grilled Cheese Sandwich
  • Coconut Chicken Curry Soup
  • Baked Zucchini Fries
  • Santa Hat Brownies
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Torte
  • Skillet Lasagna
  • Healthy Macaroni and Cheese with Butternuat Squash and Cauliflower
  • Creamy Chicken Enchiladas
  • General Tsos Chicken
  • Cinnamon Leaves Bread Recipe
  • Roasted Vegetable Enchiladas
  • Pasta with Shrimp Artichokes and Feta Cheese
  • Lemon Rosemary Chicken
  • Cranberry Pecan Rosemary Chicken Salad Sandwich
  • Parmesan Panko Crusted Chicken with Lemon Butter
  • Roasted baby New Potatoes
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies
  • Oven Baked Garlic Fries with Garlic Aioli
  • Zucchini and Ricotta Galette
  • Japanese Cotton Soft Cheesecake
  • Homemade Garlic Bread
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies Dough Dip
  • Homemade Mozzarella Sticks
  • Baked Crab Cakes with Spicy Avocado Sauce
  • Chicken Chimichangas
  • Bite Sized Pretzels
  • Potatoes Thyme Gruyere Cheese
  • Chocolate French Toast
  • Smores Pie
  • Cinnamon Sugar Pull Apart Bread
  • Spicy Green Beans
  • Mediterranean Spiced Pano Crusted Fried Mozzarella Sticks
  • Salted Caramel Chocolate Layer Cake
  • Pumpkin Spice Pull Apart Bread with Butter Rum Glaze
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies from Cooks Illustrated
  • Pumpkin Pull-Apart Bread
  • Chicken Picatta
  • Penne with Artichokes
  • Hot Crispy Potatoes
  • Pink Champagne Cupcakes with Pink Champagne Frosting
  • Amazing Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies
  • Five Layer Neapolitan Birthday Cake
  • Fried Mozzarella
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Mug Cake
  • Oreo Cupcakes
  • Panko Breaded Chicken Breasts
  • Pretzel Rolls

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We may have to refer fondly to 2011 as the Year of the Three Cs…

Carbs. Cheese. Chocolate.

Those three seem to be the standout things on our list of the Top 100 Posts on TasteSpotting this past year. But why wouldn’t they be? Carbs in any form — bread, pasta, potatoes — were a source of comfort (at least in the TasteSpotting HQ Kitchen) during those sometimes, somewhat unsettling moments this past year. And carbs combined with melted, goozy (“gooey” + “oozing”)? We’re pretty sure that if every world leader would sit down at a table together to eat giant bowls of the stuff, we’d save the planet.

Of course, there are lots of other awesome, delicious, gorgeous things in the mix, and this list is only a reflection of what the TasteSpotting audience made “popular” by clicking, commenting, or favoriting. (Perhaps some ideas for you bloggers who are planning your posting strategy for 2012?)

We have lots of lists to share with you – past trends, future predictions, etc. We just need to dig into the data for a minute, so stay tuned. In the mean time, click through and check out each of the 100 posts!

Happy New Year!

by Sarah J. Gim on December 28, 2011 · 1 comment

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jason December 28, 2011 at 2:24 pm

would love to see this trended against years prior…


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