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2010: Your year in food

kattyeyes | Dec 23, 201006:54 PM

What was new and noteworthy for you foodwise this year? For me...

My first banh mi:

Ice cream at Robb's Farm (Glastonbury, CT)--goat tracks and dirty barn shoes!

Picking cherries for the first time and making tipsy cherries:

The lavender martini (yes, cocktail, not a real martini, got it)--killer on an especially hot summer day at Esca (Middletown, CT) and fun to replicate at home

Finding a new favorite farm stand - Berruti's (G'bury, CT) - where I couldn't get enough of Montauk corn, native cauliflower, lettuce and tomatoes, white peaches, Mutsu apples, and I looked forward to swapping recipe ideas with "my farm stand guy" they're selling Christmas trees. I miss them already...

Making new gelato recipes--my two favorites were pignoli cookie and chocolate

Cevapi--it was new on me!

Discovering fantastic pizza in freakin' Sheboygan, Wisconsin of all places! Ever have bresaola on a pizza? A M A Z I N G! I flew to what (to me) felt like the middle of nowhere, and found myself working within walking distance of so many great restaurants, it was a good thing I did a lot of walking getting to and from all of that food! YOU ROCK, STEFANO! Second video on the left explains what makes it sooooooooooooooooooo special.

EVERYTHING I ate at Margaux (Sheboygan, WI):

Beer, butter 'n onion brats from Miesfeld's (Sheboygan, WI):

Buffalo roasted cauliflower!

Duck and beef bresaola appetizer on my b'day at Luce, my favorite hometown restaurant

Starting a food blog and finally making the top 9 on Foodbuzz (just this month!)!

How about you?

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