100 Recipe Challenge

Tired of cooking the same thing week after week, and daunted by the stacks of recipes piling up on my desks, I decided to challenge myself to try 100 new recipes this year. Below is the list of the recipes I've tried to date. If you'd like a copy of any of these recipes, I'd be happy to e-mail it to you (provided I can find it!).

1 Cilantro Lemon Rice
2 Cream Cheese Brownies
3 Hemp Cookies (see blog)
4 Chia Pudding (see blog)
5 Chia Banana bread (see blog)
6 Chia Pancakes (see blog)
7 Celery-Pear Salad (see blog)
8 Balsamic Roasted Sweet Potatoes (phenom)
9 Grapefruit Cake (wow)
10 Whole Wheat Shortbread (gone in less than an hour!)
11 Lemon Cheesecake (not really healthy, but had cream cheese that needed to go)
12 Lemon Spaghetti
13 Lemon Sorbet (finally got rid of both bags of lemons!)
14 Mozzarella cheese bites (Superbowl party)
15 Crab Ragoon dip (Superbowl party)
16 Salted Caramel Brownies (decadent, not really healthy!)
17 Hemp Seed Banana muffins (awesome)
18 Sausage & Penne Rague (going in the regular rotation)
19 Sourdough bread
20 Creamy Crab pasta
21 Roasted Pork Loin with Garlic & Rosemary
22 Walnut-Raisin Couscous (divine)
23 Creamy Spinach & Chicken (so-so)
24 Crockpot Lasagna (YES!!)
25 Potato Chip Cookies (so unnecessary)
26 Ginger Pecan-Crusted oven-fried chicken (delish)
27 Mashed Malanga Root
28 Sweet and Sour Pork
29 Oven Fried Chicken
30 Stove top baked beans
31 Lemon-garlic beans
32 Coconut rice pudding
33 Orange Beef with noodles
34 Coffee chocolate chip muffins (phenom)
35 Crusted Chicken with almond and sage (wow)
36 Light Italian mac n cheese (kids thumbs down, but they don't know what they're talking about)
37 Coconut cake (cake didn't come out of pan, so I made it in to a trifle with pudding and whipped cream - divine)
38 Pizza pasta (wildtree inspired)
39 Velvet Fudge pudding
40 Soft Pretzel bites
41 Roasted Asparagus with mustard cream
42 Asparagus Quiche
43 Rhubarb-Strawberry Crisp (the kids loved the "celery")
44 Candied Walnuts
45 Roasted Garlic Thai Shrimp Salad (kinda cheated on this one and used a bottled sauce)
46 Strawberry Rhubarb Pork Tenderloin (sauce was to-die for)
47 Beer Cheese Dip
48 Panzanella with Cornbread (oh my!)
49 Dill Chicken Salad
50 Spinach Bacon Cheeseburger Dip
51 Cornmeal Quiche (yummo)
52 Strawberry Bacon Dressing
53 Berry-Rhubarb Crisp (kids couldn't get enough of this)
54 Cheddar-Chive Bread
55 Cookie-Caramel Crazy-bad-for-you Cake
56 Butterscotch Brownies
57 Peach Salsa
58 Asian Cabbage Salad
59 Lemon-Lavendar Salad Dressing
60 Cilantro-Saffron Rice
61 Cranberry pumpkin muffins
62 Pesto
63 Maple-Mustard Chicken Thighs
64 Cornmeal & Spice Encrusted Scallops
65 Corn & Crab Cakes (best crab cakes EVER!)
66 Cheesy Corn Muffins
67 Baked Apples
68 Fresh Tomato Basil Soup (hubby had to break out a bottle of wine to have with this!)
69 Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry (had better)
70 Tomato, feta, basil & olive quesadillas (restaurant worthy)
71 Blueberry Toaster Pastries
72 Ceasar Dressing
73 Dark Chocolate Pistachio Bark
74 Purple Sticky Rice
75 Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls (haven't made cinnamon rolls since home ec class)
76 Pepper Beef
77 Roasted Chili Lime Sweet Potatoes (AMAZING)
78 Cheezits
79 Buttermilk Biscuits
80 Chili
81 Orange-White Chocolate Cookies
82 Citris Biscotti dipped in chocolate (for the teacher gifts)
83 Mint-Chocolate Bark (needed to use up all the chips in my cupboard)
84 Cherry-Almond Turnover Cookies (WAY too much work, but OMG are they good!)
85 Shrimp and Grits (for Book Club Dinner)
86 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Cookies (for Book Club dinner, can you guess what our book was this month?)
87 Cheese Crackers
88 Sausage Puttanesca
89 Traditional Puttanesca (I fell in love with puttanesca at a local restaurant and am trying to perfect it. Puttanesca means 'dirty pasta' and it's got every smelly ingredient I love in the recipe)
90 Loaded Potato Soup (total yum)
91 Carrot Pumpkin Bars with Orange Icing
92 Everyday Pancakes
93 Make Ahead Breakfast Casserole (for xmas morning)
94 Cheese Casserole Bread
95 Chunky Potato Crab Chowder
96 Cherry Chocolate Biscotti
97 Roasted Lemon Garlic Broccoli
98 Pretzel Turtle Treats
99 Rainbow Salad
100 Almond Crusted Oven Fried Chicken

Did it!


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