I love the new year. It’s a fresh start, a clean slate. It’s a good place to be with so much open out in front of you. But it’s also nice to look back at the past year and I’m definitely fond of taking a look back. I can flip through old journals to see where I’ve been, who I was with, what jobs I had, and where I lived. I love to see how far I’ve come and what journey I’ve taken to be who I am today.
One of the reasons I started this blog was to keep track of the food I was making and my experiences in the kitchen. And because this is a journal, it’s fun to look back. I did it in 2007 and 2008, and I’m looking back once again on 2009. Here are some of my most favorite recipes from this past year. I hope you enjoy my look back as much as I did and here’s to another great year ahead!