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2014 Top 10 Recipes

Starting a new tradition around here, folks! I’ll be sharing my annual top 10 recipes as December favorites instead of regular monthly favorites. Are you excited to find out what’s been hot this year on Sweet and Savory by Shinee? Then read on and find out what my readers have been saying about these top recipes. 

2014 Top 10 ~Sweet and Savory by Shinee

1. Supreme Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Mousse Filling
Among many wonderful feedbacks from the readers, I think this one takes the cake! “I read this recipe and I knew this would be delicious. I baked this cake for the first time and won a baking competition. Amazing.” Madiha Salaman

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2. Beer BBQ Meatballs
What my readers say about this recipe: “Made these tonight and they were delicious!!! Even the hubby gave it two thumbs up! Thank you for sharing.” Shelly

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3. Lemon French Macarons
Sounds like my short video helped many of you to make perfect macarons: “My second ever attempt at macarons…they look amazing! Thank you so much for this recipe, instructions were perfect and I can’t believe how fantastic they look. Not to mention, taste great.” Melanie

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4. Hot Cheese Dip
I’m not even surprised here. We are talking melted cheese, duh! 🙂

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5. Mint French Macarons
Another french macaron recipe and you guys are rocking it: “They turned out amazing, I’ve spent today making more!! – changed the mint to raspberry extract, and real raspberries in the icing… totally hooked to this recipe now! thank you.” First Timer

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6. Philly Cheesesteak Sliders
I loved making these sliders, and so did you: “Hello! I am making these lovely sliders right now! There is nothing like the aroma of grilled onions, peppers and mushrooms!” Yvette Garcia

Philly Cheese Steak Sliders-4

7. Fruity Moscato Sangria
I’m a huge sangria fan, and apparently, you too! This one is not only gorgeous, but also absolutely delicious.

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8. Seared Scallops 
Pinned over 44K times, this recipe is sure one of the most popular recipes on my blog. Super easy too!

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9.  Lemon Meringue Pie
Nothing makes me happier than reading your awesome success comments: “Just made this today:)easy to follow and the result..mmmm yumm:)thank you for sharing the recipe :)” Anett F

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10. Scotch Egg
This is such a show-stopper as dinner entree, or even appetizer. It definitely made the top 10!

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Now, tell me what was your favorite recipe on my blog this year? Have you tried any of them?

And last but not least, I’d like to thank YOU for reading my blog, trying my recipes, providing feedbacks and leaving encouraging comments throughout 2014. I’m so very grateful for YOU! I wish you and your loved ones the best of the best in new 2015! Happy New Year! Cheers!

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  1. I’m very big fan of u. This blog is just wonderful. U’re so creative! Very proud of u! Daria Batchimeg

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  3. I can’t get past the chocolate cake, meatballs, macarons, cheese dip…..erm, basically this entire list! WOWZER, what a list Shinee! You are seriously amazing, these are AWESOME recipes!!

  4. This roundup makes me so hungry! The chocolate cake looks fantastic!

  5. These look amazing Shinee! Definitely need to try that chocolate cake!