While I shared the top three most visited posts from you all, I thought I'd put on my thinking cap and share MY favorite bites from the year, too. Top five, in no particular order. Pan-Seared Padròns 13 August 2013 Stuffed Grape Leaves 13 January 2013 Absinthe-Scented Gravlax 25 May 2013 Rhubarb Crostata 9 June 2013 Earthy Braised Lamb Shanks 17 October 2013 Happy New Year! We're ready to tackle new culinary adventures in 2014...and, hopefully, wrap up our long detailed Culinary Adventures Around the World. We've been completely remiss at staying on track with that. Ugh. But it's a new year...new leaf and all that.