Seasons’ Eatings: 2014 Recipe Roundup Year in Review

  Seasons' Eatings 2014 Recipe Roundup

A look back at recipes of 2014 as we count down to the New Year and the counting of calories begins. . .  :)

 I’m sharing a round-up of recipes with some highlights from the holidays and seasons~ click on the title for a taste!

Touchdown Buffalo Meatballs

A make-ahead recipe to kick off your line up of game day or Super Bowl party snacks!

Valentine Brownie Truffles

An easy treat for Valentine’s Day, using a short cut, a brownie mix in a box.


Irish Stew and Irish Whiskey Soda Bread

Hearty, comforting and a celebration in a bowl for St. Patrick’s Day.

Peter Rabbit's Carrot Zucchini Muffins

Peter Rabbit’s Carrot Zucchini Muffins

Sure to please everybunny with the addition of carrot, zucchini, apple and coconut.

Easy Microwave Lemon Curd and Delicious Ways to Use It!

Easy Microwave Lemon Curd and Delicious Ways to Use It!

Veggie Medley Deviled Eggs

Veggie Medley Deviled Eggs

A delicious variation of deviled eggs with the veggies adding a little crunch and color!

Cardamom Pear Cake

Whole pears are poached then baked in this impressive cake.  The spiced pear poaching liquid/syrup is spooned over the cake to serve and it makes a delicious ingredient for a cocktail!

Compound Flower Butter

Cooking with Flowers: Compound Flower Butter

Easy and beautiful with edible flowers, and adds a ‘wow’ factor for a shower, garden club lunch or treat at the breakfast table!


Dos Berry Salsa

Full of flavor, colorful, quick & easy to assemble. Muy bueno for summer or Cinco de Mayo!


Patchwork Tea Sandwiches

A patchwork of cucumber, radish, and strawberry topped tea sandwiches garnished with violas and herbs.

Patriotic Berry Trifle

 Patriotic Berry Trifle

 A quick and easy dessert to celebrate the Red, White and Blueberry!

Hot Bacon Caprese Salad

Hot Bacon Caprese Salad

The classic Italian Caprese Salad with the addition of a hot bacon dressing.

Crab Salad with Peaches and Avocados

A pairing of summer peaches and creamy avocado for a delicious complement to fresh and naturally sweet crabmeat.

Skillet Bourbon Peach and Blueberry Crumble

Skillet Bourbon, Peach and Blueberry Crumble

A celebration of summer fruit in a skillet!


Easy Caramel Apple Bars

A crowd-pleasing recipe that comes together in 15 minutes and bakes in about 20. The hardest part is waiting for them to cool long enough to cut.

Butternut-Apple Soup with Cranberry-Cheddar-Pecan Pie Crust Leaves

Butternut-Apple Soup 

A sweet and savory fall soup served with pie crust leaf “sandwiches” of pecans, cranberries, and cheese!


Halloween Cauldron Cupcakes

Cauldron cupcakes with pretzel ‘stirrers’ and twizzler cauldron ‘handles’ for a fun Halloween trick & treat.

Herb-Laminated Biscuits

An easy technique to dress up your bread basket, from frozen to fancy in 30 minutes!


Butternut Caprese Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing

A fall twist on the Italian classic with some Southern flavor!


Apple & Honey Galette with Brie and Pomegranate


Wise Owl Cookies

Quick & Easy and a Hoot to make!

Sparkling Mini Parfaits

Festive and party size desserts, easy to assemble and alter with your ingredients, making them as fancy or simple as you like!

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  24 comments for “Seasons’ Eatings: 2014 Recipe Roundup Year in Review

  1. December 27, 2014 at 7:33 am

    Thanks for a year of recipes in review! Made some, wanted to make others, and just enjoyed the recipes! Thanks Mary, and happy new year to you and yours!

  2. Karen Cook
    December 27, 2014 at 8:09 am

    Wow! Looks like a great year. Enjoyed all the posts.

  3. Liz
    December 27, 2014 at 8:14 am

    Great review!!! If you do your own photography for your blog, what type of camera do you use?

  4. December 27, 2014 at 9:42 am

    you had a very fruitful, sugarful and tasty year! love seeing you collages all lined up with mouthwatering delights~

  5. December 27, 2014 at 10:09 am

    Enjoyed every bit of this, Mary! Everything looks amazing!
    All the best in 2015!!

  6. December 27, 2014 at 10:34 am

    Oh Mary, you should make a calendar with all your gorgeous photography and your recipes!! Thank you for all the beauty and deliciousness of 2014. Here’s to a Happy 2015!

  7. linda kemp
    December 27, 2014 at 11:34 am

    You are so dear to take the time to share all the wonderful 2014 recipes in one spot. I haven’t made the meatballs yet but will do that this week. Happy New Year Mary!

  8. December 27, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    Thanks for this reminder….I had forgotten about the crab, avo and mango salad…that is one I will definitely try!
    Happy New Year, Mary!

  9. December 27, 2014 at 1:19 pm

    …..and this is why your blog is one of my Top Five Faves! Thanks for a delicious year, Mary. I hope 2015 brings health and happiness!


  10. December 27, 2014 at 1:21 pm

    What a busy year, Mary! Each post indulges my food fantasies. I wish I had your energy and creative touches in the kitchen. Everything is spectacular! I want to fly you in to cater a party. ;-)

  11. December 27, 2014 at 3:46 pm

    Yes, it has been a treat filled year at Home is where the Boat is Mary, and always a feast for the eyes as well as the tummy! For 2015 I want to remember to fill the roll basket with Herb Laminated Biscuits, garnish my soup with Cranberry Pecan Pie Crust Leaves, indulge in some Dos Berry Salsa and Patchwork Tea Sandwiches, and serve Wise Owl Cookies for dessert! Thank you for a wonderful year full of virtual feasts!

  12. Sandy Herrin-Swindall
    December 27, 2014 at 4:01 pm

    Wow! Love all of these! Thanks for sharing.

  13. Kathleen Mahlke
    December 27, 2014 at 7:17 pm

    These are wonderful recipes. Thanks for sharing. I really enjoy your blog and look forward to the coming year and all your new ideas. Happy New Year!

  14. December 27, 2014 at 10:24 pm

    Oh gosh, Mary! Each photograph is stunning! I wish I lived nearby so I could be a taste tester!

  15. December 27, 2014 at 10:33 pm

    Yes, it is true…who needs a cookbook or a party planning guide when we have you and your beautiful blog filled with the most wonderful recipes, tablescapes, and party inspiration….and then there is that magnificent garden shed!…
    Hope you had a wonderful Christmas!!!

  16. Cynthia Raines
    December 28, 2014 at 12:33 am

    Mary, the Cranberry-Cheddar-Pecan Pie Crust Leaves were very good. In 2015, I will be making the Meatballs, Cha Cha Chicken and the Butternut-Apple soup. I am sure we will enjoy these as well. Thanks for all that you do. Happy New Year!

  17. Cynthia Raines
    December 28, 2014 at 12:44 am

    P.S. Want to try the Easy Apple Carmel Bars too –haha. Had to come back and get the recipe.

  18. December 28, 2014 at 8:55 am have the most delicious looking food! You are so gifted! Love your blog!! Happy New Year!

  19. December 28, 2014 at 5:47 pm

    Fantastic review of all your great food. You inspire.
    Happy New Year. Hope you had a fabulous Christmas.

  20. December 28, 2014 at 10:29 pm

    Um, where the heck was I during most of these??? I don’t remember half of them!! I must be getting senile, for sure. It is going to take me F-O-R-E-V-E-R to check them all out. I never miss a post of yours, Mary yet so many of these look new to me. I hope you know this scares me!!!! LOL *wink*
    Thanks for showing us all the wonderful treats you have made. Now excuse me while I go open every link in a new webpage.

  21. Vicki Ortega
    December 29, 2014 at 4:43 pm

    Very impressive! I love this site because you always have such great ideas and your little Chloe and Gracie are adorable. Happy New Year!

  22. Pon
    December 30, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    I remember so many of those – what a lot of inspiration! Happy New Year!

  23. December 31, 2014 at 12:29 am

    Hi Mary, This post really has something for everyone. Each one of these dishes looks delicious. You’ve inspired me to rethink some of my recipes. Look forward to seeing you in 2015 and wishing you a very Happy New Year.

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