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Every year, at about this time, I always ask, “Where in the world did this year go?”

2010 is no different.

While I continue to marvel at how time passes by, I also find myself looking back and wondering at the year that was and the year that will be.

For Magazine Mondays, 2010 was a great year.

While I didn’t post as many MM’s as I would have liked, I sent the event on the road with great results. Look for MM to be on the road more in 2011. If you’re interested in hosting, let me know!

My entry for this final MM of the year is what I consider to be one of the best recipes I tried this year: Homemade Yogurt from the April/May 2010 issue of ReadyMade. Unfortunately, I’m not able to find the article on-line so I can’t link to it and even worse … I can’t find the magazine. Yikes! Basically, though, it’s just milk with a bit of yogurt added to get it started (make sure the yogurt you use has active cultures).

The yogurt was so easy and delicious. While it was a bit more liquidy than I’m used to (I like thick yogurt), I found that if I drained it overnight in a colander lined with cheesecloth (you could also use paper towels), it was so nice and thick. It had a lovely tang to it and it really was easy!

I adore yogurt. In fact not only will I often have it for breakfast, I’ll sometimes have a big serving of yogurt with granola and fruit at lunch!

If you’re interested, there’s a great site called How to Make Yogurt, which walks you through the process.

Here’s who joined me for the last MM of 2010:

Tia of Buttercream Barbie made White Chocolate Reese’s Peanut Blossoms from Cook’s Country magazine.

Mary of Caramels, Bonbons et Chocolats.com made Crisp Maple Shortbread Cookies from the November 2010 issue of Chatelaine.

Nina from Prêt à Gourmet made Grasshopper Squares from the December 2005 issue of Gourmet.

Ranjani from Four Seasons of Food made Sweet Potato and Black Bean Empanadas from the December 2010 issue of Cooking Light.

Lynn of I’ll Have What She’s Having made Chocolate Pistachio Biscotti from the December 2010 issue of Food & Wine and Pear & Cranberry Hand Pies also from Food & Wine.

Margaret of Tea and Scones made Tacoritos from the February/March 2010 issue of Taste of Home.

Remember that Magazine Mondays is about taming that pile of clipped magazine recipes. You can send me a link to a magazine recipe you’ve posted and I’ll link to it in my round-up.

Have a great week, everyone! And Happy New Year!

Ciao!