The 20 Best Recipes of 2014

I’ve always been envious of food bloggers – besides having serious recipe-creating skills, many of them are talented food stylists and photographers as well. I’ve been pinning away my favorite recipes this year and there are so many recipes I want to try out in the New Year. To celebrate a year of food (and talented food bloggers), I’ve compiled a list of the 20 best recipes of 2014 from my Savory and Sweet Pinterest boards to try in the New Year. Here’s to a year of beautiful and delicious food, good company, and good conversation! Cheers!


20 Best Recipes of 2014 | Coconut Noodle Salad via Thou Swell

Fresh + tangy asian-inspired noodle salad.

20 Best Recipes of 2014 | Lemony Poppy Seed Layer Cake via Thou Swell
Lemony Poppy Seed Layer Cake (via Sweet Paul)

The classic lemon and poppy-seed pairing takes a cake form.

20 Best Recipes of 2014 | Lime Chicken Burgers via Thou Swell
Lime Chicken Burger (via Sweet Paul)

Spicy + tangy chicken burger recipe.

20 Best Recipes of 2014 | Mont Blanc Cassis via Thou Swell
Mont Blanc Cassis (via Natalie E)

A decadent dessert pastry for the adventurous baker.

20 Best Recipes of 2014 | Seared Tuna with Chimichurri via Thou Swell
Seared Tuna with Chimichurri (via Kitchen Confidante)

Delicious herby seared tuna.

20 Best Recipes of 2014 | Raw Artichoke Salad via Thou Swell
Raw Artichoke Salad (via Princess Tofu)

Fresh seasonal vegetarian salad.

20 Best Recipes of 2014 | Pesto Pasta with Capers via Thou Swell
Pesto Pasta with Capers (via Whole Yum)

Delicious green pesto pasta.

20 Best Recipes of 2014 | White Bean Soup via Thou Swell
White Bean Soup (via Yummy Beet)

A warm hearty white bean soup.

20 Best Recipes of 2014 | Chorizo Eggs Benedict via Thou Swell
Chorizo Eggs Benedict (via Half Baked Harvest)

A tangy + spicy breakfast triple threat.

20 Best Recipes of 2014 | Mandarin & Lemon Cake via Thou Swell
Mandarin & Lemon Cake (via Twigg Studios)

Delicious and decadent citrus cake.



20 Best Recipes of 2014 | Cantaloupe Mint Sorbet via Thou Swell
Cantaloupe Mint Sorbet (via Tasty Yummies)

Cantaloupe sorbet with an unexpected hint of mint.

20 Best Recipes of 2014 | Fig and Feta Salad via Thou Swell
Fig & Feta Salad (via Two Loves Studio)

Delicious fruity + savory salad.

20 Best Recipes of 2014 | Lobster Grilled Cheese via Thou Swell
Lobster Grilled Cheese (via Foodie Crush)

Gooey cheesy lobster sandwich. What’s not to like?

20 Best Recipes of 2014 | Spring Pasta via Thou Swell
Spring Pasta (via How Sweet Eats)

Perfect pasta recipe to celebrate spring produce.

20 Best Recipes of 2014 | Grilled Salmon via Thou Swell
Grilled Salmon (via Heather Christo)

A fresh summery take on grilled salmon.

20 Best Recipes of 2014 | Rhubarb Rose Cake via Thou Swell
Rhubarb Rose Cake (via Cannelle et Vanille)

Besides delicious, this cake is absolutely beautiful.

20 Best Recipes of 2014 | Ultimate BLT Sandwich via Thou Swell
Ultimate BLT Sandwich (via Blogging over Thyme)

The recipe title says it all – ULTIMATE!

20 Best Recipes of 2014 | Ramps & Ricotta Gnocchi via Thou Swell
Ramps & Ricotta Gnocchi (via The Tart Tart)

Green, cheesy gnocchi recipe.

20 Best Recipes of 2014 | Peas and Favas via Thou Swell
Peas and Favas (via Cannelle et Vanille)

A fresh salad that can easily be made vegetarian.

20 Best Recipes of 2014 | Blueberry Thyme Scones via Thou Swell
Blueberry Scones (via WSIEFBT)

Blueberry scones with a hint of thyme.


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  1. Good!! Better get cooking 🙂

    Posted 12.14.14 Reply