Best Bites of 2014

30 Dec Best Bites of 2014

George-Sydne-food-300x204 Before you raise your glass and toast to the New Year, we present to you twelve Special of the Day highlights from 2014, curated from the 52 weekly Special of the Day columns of the past year~best bites worth revisiting.

Best Bites of 2014, your Special of the Day Year-in-Review opportunity to catch a few fabulous recipes that you might have missed, or discover some delicious dishes to try in the new year, with links to the columns and recipes on my website.

Wishing you all the best in the New Year in this week’s Special of the Day: Best Bites of 2014.  Enjoy!

Recipes and food photography by Sydne George.

Chicken Florentine Roulades with Basil Garlic Cream Sauce

Chicken Florentine Roulades with Basil Garlic Cream Sauce

January: Special of the Day: Chicken! It’s What’s for Dinner! and recipes for Chicken Florentine Roulades with Garlic Basil Cream, Baked Chicken Bundles with Sundried Tomatoes and Artichokes, and Chicken Parmesan. http://sydnegeorge.com/special-of-the-day-chicken-its-whats-for-dinner/

Secret Ingredient Tomato Soup

Secret Ingredient Tomato Soup

February: Special of the Day: Lunch on the Town: Dine at Wines by Wednesday and their recipe for Secret Ingredient Tomato Soup. http://sydnegeorge.com/special-of-the-day-lunch-on-the-town-dine-at-wines-by-wednesday/

Steakalicious Pot Pie

Steakalicious Pot Pie

March: Special of the Day: Plenty of Pot Pies and recipes for Chicken Stir Fry Pot Pies, Steakalicious Pot Pies and Roasted Vegetable Pot Pies. http://sydnegeorge.com/special-of-the-day-plenty-of-pot-pies/

Artichoke steamed in the microwave with melted butter

Artichoke steamed in the microwave with melted butter

April: Special of the Day: Spotlight on Artichokes with recipes for Artichokes Steamed in the Microwave with melted butter and Roasted Artichokes with Dilled Mayonnaise. http://sydnegeorge.com/special-of-the-day-spotlight-on-artichokes-for-spring/

Grilled Steak and Tomato Pasta Salad

Grilled Steak and Tomato Pasta Salad

May: Special of the Day: Picnic-ready Pasta Salads and recipes for Pesto Chicken and Pea Pasta Salad, Grilled Steak and Cherry Tomato Pasta Salad and  Light and Lemony Crab Pasta Salad. http://sydnegeorge.com/special-of-the-day-picnic-ready-pasta-salads/

Almond-encrusted Rhubarb Chicken Roulades

Almond-encrusted Rhubarb Chicken Roulades

June: Special of the Day: Spotlight on Rhubarb and irresistible recipes for Rhubarb Streusel Mini Muffins, Rhubarb-Grand Marnier Compote over Warmed Brie and Almond-encrusted Rhubarb Chicken Roulades. http://sydnegeorge.com/special-of-the-day-spotlight-on-rhubarb/

Cheesy Ham and Rosemary Red Potato Streusel

Cheesy Ham and Rosemary Red Potato Streusel

July: Special of the Day: Make Ahead Menu for a Laid Back Weekend Away and recipes for Cheesy Ham and Rosemary Red Potato Strudel, BBQ Chicken Pizza with Smoked Gouda, Red Onion and Cilantro and Bittersweet Chocolate-Berry-Toffee Bites. http://sydnegeorge.com/special-of-the-day-a-make-ahead-menu-for-a-laid-back-weekend-away/

Lemon Huckleberry Cupcakes

Lemon Huckleberry Cupcakes

August: Special of the Day: Lemon Huckleberry Cupcakes by Our Queen of Cupcakes.

http://sydnegeorge.com/special-of-the-day-lemon-huckleberry-cupcakes/

Moo Shoo Pork Lettuce Wraps

Moo Shoo Pork Lettuce Wraps

September: Special of the Day: Sensational Slow Simmering Suppers and recipes for Moo Shoo Pork Lettuce Wraps, Salsa Chicken Tacos and Beef Bourguignon on Poppy seed Noodles.  http://sydnegeorge.com/special-of-the-day-sensational-slow-simmering-suppers/

Elote Smoked Chicken Enchiladas

Elote Smoked Chicken Enchiladas

October: Special of the Day: Sensational Dining in Sedona, Arizona.  http://sydnegeorge.com/special-of-the-day-sensational-dining-in-sedona-arizona/

One Sensational Steak with Blender Bearnaise and Crab

One Sensational Steak with Blender Bearnaise and Crab

November: Special of the Day: One Sensational Steak Jazzed up with Super Simple Sauces to Love including Blender Béarnaise and Crab, Spinach Florentine Sauce and Sundried Tomato Basil Compound Butter. http://sydnegeorge.com/special-of-the-day-one-sensational-steak-jazzed-up-with-super-simple-sauces-to-love/

Grand Marnier-spiked Cranberry-Orange Compote over Brie

Grand Marnier-spiked Cranberry-Orange Compote over Brie

December: Special of the Day: A Gourmet Gift from the Kitchen. http://sydnegeorge.com/special-of-the-day-a-gourmet-gift-from-the-kitchen/

Sydne George is a food journalist specializing in recipe development, food writing and food photography. She can be reached at sydnegeorge@hotmail.com . Sydne’s recipes from “Special of the day” are archived at http://sydnegeorge.com/blog/.

 

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