Your Best Recipes (YBR) October Roundup, Yum and Wow!

>> Saturday, October 30, 2010

"Trick-or-treat, smell my feet , Give me something good to eat " Happy Halloween and boy do I have something good to eat for you! Welcome everybody to the 1st edition of YBR or Your Best Recipe! First I'd like to thank all of you who have chosen to participate this month and I am looking forward to your submissions next month. To the others who are not submitting, thank you for your kind words and all of the support. I hope that perhaps you'll join us next month.

As I started receiving submissions the words that kept repeating in my mouth (and stomach) were WOW and Oh YUM! Some I was happily reminded of and others were ones I had missed. So I feel that my mission with this YBR event is on a good direction. Ladies and gentlemen here are the scrumptious, drool inducing, Your Best Recipes from October. Please stop by all of these very talented foodies' blog's and leave them a kind comment and tell them you saw their recipe on YBR. (The photos are presented in the order of which I received them. A first come first serve so to speak.)

Cinnamon Ricotta Cookies
Kristie, THE BLOOMING SPOON, Cinnamon Ricotta Cookies

Kim McDougal, Ordinary Recipes Made Gourmet, COMFORTING ROASTED TOMATO SOUP

Feather Rolls
Susan, COOK WITH SUSAN, Feather Rolls

Shirley, ENRICHING YOUR KID!, Dal/Lentils

Roasted Cauliflower
Tigerfish, AN ESCAPE TO FOOD, Roasted Cauliflower Naan Pizza

Stuffed Baked Apples with Apple Velouté
Alisha,Adam and Grely, THE ARDENT EPICURE, Stuffed Baked Apples with Apple Velouté

Beer Cheese Soup
Lady Fromage, LADY FROMAGE, Beer Cheese Soup

Peanut Butter Cup Blondies  Red Velvet Cupcakes
Gina,What's For Dinner Across State Lines, Peanut Butter Cup Blondies & Red Velvet Cupcakes

Pumpkin Blondies
Lisa, SWEET AS SUGAR COOKIES, Pumpkin Blondies

Chicken In Beer
Anamaris, CHEF IT YOURSELF, Chicken In Beer

King of Ice Cream
Conor, HOLD THE BEEF, King of Ice Cream

Apple Gingerbread Cake
Rocio, APICIUS' APPRENTICE, Apple Gingerbread Cake

Mont Blanc-Inspired Purple Sweet Potato Cakelets

Slow Cooker French Onion Soup
Rita, SAGE CUISINE, Slow Cooker French Onion Soup

Hokkaido Chiffon
Penny, JEROXIE (ADDICTIVE & CONSUMING), Hokkaido Chiffon

Ginger Lemon Cremes (Low Carb and Gluten Free)
Carolyn, ALL DAY I DREAM ABOUT FOOD, Ginger Lemon Cremes (Low Carb and Gluten Free)

Pumpkin Scones
Laura Bashar, THE FAMILY SPICE BLOG, Pumpkin Scones

Pumpkin Apple Bread Loaf
Stella, THE WITCHY KITCHEN, Pumpkin Scones

Pumpkin Crunch Cake
Chef Dennis, MORE THAN A MOUNT FULL, It's The Great Pumpkin Cake, Charlie Brown!!

Oktoberfest Pizza
Heather, GIRLICHEF, Oktoberfest Pizza

Time and Tamales
Sommer Collier, A SPICY PERSPECTIVE, Time and Tamales

Priscilla Willis, SHE'S COOKIN', My Sukiyaki

Pumpkin Spice Latte In A Crockpot
Claudia, WHAT'S COOKING ITALIAN STYLE CUSINE, Pumpkin Spice Latte in a Crockpot for Partiesi

Tortas de aceite
Miriam, THE WINTER GUEST Tortas de aceite

Caramel Apple Crostada
Evan,swEEts by E, Caramel Apple Crostada

Godfather Spaghetti
Nancy, SPICIE FOODIE, Godfather Shpaghetti

Carrot Cake with Candied Walnuts
Jacklyn, Go Vegan Meow!, Carrot Cake with Candied Walnuts


Unknown October 31, 2010 at 12:39 AM  

All of these recipes look really hearty and heartwarming! I would never have known about some of the other bloggers (and their best recipes) if you hadn't done this YBR round-up. Well done, and thanks for hosting, Nancy. Looking forward to next month's YBR - which reminds me, I'd better get cooking!

alison October 31, 2010 at 2:04 AM  

what a feast for my eyes!congrats ,nancy for amazing october roundup!

Conor @ Hold the Beef October 31, 2010 at 4:29 AM  

Great to be involved in this, and to be in such good recipe company! Thanks again Nancy, great idea :)

Heather S-G October 31, 2010 at 6:43 AM  

Oh wow, you're so right...everything is soooo droolworthy! This is such a wonderful event, Nancy...thanks so much for hosting it! After the craziness of today dies down, I'll be off to visit some of the wonderful sites! :)

Sommer October 31, 2010 at 7:00 AM  

most certainly droolworthy!!!

Whats Cookin Italian Style Cuisine October 31, 2010 at 8:12 AM  

Wow you did an awesome job on this everything not sure where to start but going to visit everyone of these thanks for hosting this great line up awesome idea!

Stella October 31, 2010 at 8:14 AM  

Wow, it's early and my stomach is empty-so empty (smile). This all looks so nice, and I really want to make Dennis' cake. That's just beautiful!
Thanks for hosting such an awesome round up, Nancy. Ooh, and I can't wait for another as well as some tutorials. Maybe. Eh:)?!
Happy Halloween, Nancy.
Yours, Stella

Miriam October 31, 2010 at 9:04 AM  

Lovely roundup indeed, well done everybody and thanks to Nancy!

Sandra October 31, 2010 at 9:35 AM  

Beautiful roundup, looking forward to the next one!

FamilySpice October 31, 2010 at 9:43 AM  

What a great selection of recipes! You were right about the WOW-factor! I can't wait to check them all out. Thank you so much for doing this.

: ) Laura

Carolyn October 31, 2010 at 10:24 AM  

Everything looks fantastic! Wow, I want to try every single one.
Shall try to find the time today to post about it and a YBR badge.

Belinda @zomppa October 31, 2010 at 10:27 AM  

Thanks for sharing such awesome ones. Some new ones I haven't met before. I'm drooling...that cupcake...chiffon cake...feather rolls.....

Emily Z October 31, 2010 at 10:31 AM  

Hi, this is Emily from EZ's Recipes over at Foodbuzz, thanks for inviting me over here! All of these dishes look amazing and delicious. I will stay tuned so that I can participate next month, I love stuff like this! Happy Halloween!

whatsfordinneracrossstatelines October 31, 2010 at 1:23 PM  

YUM is right Nancy, can't wait to go over and see all these recipes I haven't seen before. I got my post up, and I just wanted to say Thank You again! Happy Halloween!

Lauren October 31, 2010 at 1:27 PM  

Looks like a great idea - so many great recipes! Will have to join in next month!

Lea Ann October 31, 2010 at 1:42 PM  

Well isn't that a great line of up dishes. And shoot! I forgot to get you something. I'll try again next months.

Shirley October 31, 2010 at 1:45 PM  

Hey Nancy,
Great roundup. Am glad I found you!

Yesim October 31, 2010 at 3:18 PM  

great to see alot of nice dishes, bravo..

Chef Dennis Littley October 31, 2010 at 4:04 PM  

Hi Nancy
Wow!! How lucky am I to be in that line up of great dishes!! Thanks for putting this together and allowing me to take part in this celebration of food!!

redkathy October 31, 2010 at 4:08 PM  

What a delicious roundup, Bookmarked! Can't wait for the November roundup.

Kristie October 31, 2010 at 6:29 PM  

This has turned out fantastic! Thanks for the opportunity and all you hard work putting this together! Can't wait to check out all of the new recipes.

Nancy October 31, 2010 at 7:38 PM  

Thank you guys so much! I'm so happy that you are all enjoying the YBR roundup. All of the participants have such amazing recipes and it's so great to read all of your feedback. For those of you who missed it this month do join us next month. I'm feeling so great about the mission of this YBR, it's going in the perfect direction, YAY!

@Stella, Definitely tutorials are coming for next months roundup. I'm adding that to my mountain of To-do list :)

Happy Halloween to all of you! And keep those yummy recipes coming :)

Anonymous October 31, 2010 at 8:45 PM  

This is great, I found you through Lisa of Sweet As Sugar Cookies. I will definitely be submitting something for November. Great round-up!

Roxan October 31, 2010 at 8:49 PM  

Sorry I didn't participate this month, Nancy. Will do next month! :) Next month should be a good one... there will be tons of wonderful thanksgiving recipes from those of us in the states.

Torviewtoronto October 31, 2010 at 9:05 PM  

delicious roundup sorry I missed

Sandra October 31, 2010 at 9:54 PM  

I want to submit for the next round up...this is fantastic idea!

♥Sugar♥Plum♥Fairy♥ November 1, 2010 at 4:27 AM  

WHat a fantastic blog , absolutely!!

Am loving it and also this gorgeous idea , i wanna still send u my oct entry but guess its late rite?
Oh ur badge is super cute too, now i want to email sub to ur blog so that i never miss a post!

A SPICY PERSPECTIVE November 1, 2010 at 10:37 AM  

They all look great! Thanks for including me!

She's Cookin' November 1, 2010 at 12:25 PM  

Thanks for creating the roundup and including me, Nancy! Everything looks delicious and I'm looking forward to meeting the foodies behind them :)

Biren @ Roti n Rice November 1, 2010 at 5:59 PM  

Great roundup! Sorry I miss this one. Will try next month.

Nancy November 1, 2010 at 6:18 PM  

Thank you all and I do hope those of you who want to participate in next month's roundup will join us. I'll be posting the announcement and reminder for it later in the month.

Magic of Spice November 1, 2010 at 7:44 PM  

Oh wow Nancy... congratulations on your 1st monthly line up! I have seen a few of these but there are several that I have not :)
Amazing page of delights!!!
Looking forward to next months :)

Nancy November 1, 2010 at 7:57 PM  

Hi Alisha, Thank you :) I am so happy at all of the beautiful photos and delicious recipes that were submitted. I owe a big thanks to all of you who participated for making the event such a great one. I am too looking forward to the next one. There are several new bloggers who want to join that one too, so it may be bigger than this month, how great!

Claudia November 1, 2010 at 9:31 PM  

You have a five star menu of soups to nuts here. Just a grand round-up and I could eat my way through it to pure bliss.

Rita November 2, 2010 at 6:15 AM  

Hi Nancy!
Thank you so much for organizing this grand round up. Gives us a chance to promote our recipes/blog and well as meet other Foodies. I sm sure a lot of work went into this and it is appreciated. So happy I was luck enough to participate. I will stick around and plan for next month's YBR.
You're the Star to have come up with this idea.

Martha November 2, 2010 at 9:04 AM  

Wonderful round up idea! Come over from Lisa's place (Sweet as Sugar Cookies). Been a busy time for me but I look forward to playing along in the future :-)

Anonymous,  November 2, 2010 at 1:56 PM  

just stumbled on your blog and it's amazing! I'll try to participate in the next roundup, shame that I missed on this stunning collection for October

Gourmet Getaway November 2, 2010 at 3:50 PM  

All the food looks absolutely amazing, some I had seen when it was originally posted, but most was new!!

I love all the photo's!

Can I please participate next month :)

Nancy November 2, 2010 at 6:38 PM  

@Claudia, yes it is quite a full menu isn't it?
@Rita,Martha,Emily,thepleasuremonger and Gourmet Getway, I do hope you all join us for the November YBR roundup. Look for the announcement later this month!

tigerfish November 2, 2010 at 7:28 PM  

What a great round-up! Thanks.

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