Defeat Garden

Archive for January 2011

One of the best things about winter is roasted vegetables.  Especially today, with icy roads and snow coming down. There’s something about coming home and warming up the house while cooking, especially when you can smell the seasonings in this dish!

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This is a dish that the man says his mom used to make every year on Christmas Eve.  This year we let the kids do all the work.

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This should really be called crustless pizza, that’s more what it tastes like 🙂

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The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is on fire!.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,600 times in 2010. That’s about 4 full 747s.


In 2010, there were 60 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 228 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 396mb. That’s about 4 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was May 23rd with 74 views. The most popular post that day was Tarragon Chicken.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for chicken parmesan recipe, best creamy pumpkin soup recipe, low carb, pumpkin sou, and pumking soup.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Tarragon Chicken May 2010


About May 2010


Easy Skillet Chicken Florentine May 2010


Chicken with Roasted Vegetables October 2010
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Pork chops with rhubarb chutney May 2010

I seem to be having problems uploading photos to my blog.  I would love to be able to post more recipes, but it doesn’t seem right to post them without the pictures!  Hopefully I’ll get it figured out soon!

In the meantime – check out Alex’s blog:

She was nice enough to mention me as one of her favorite blogs, and I have to say, I really enjoy hers as well!

If you have any other blogs you think I would enjoy, or that you really enjoy, leave them in the comments, I’m always open for more reading material 🙂


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