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Here's What You Were Cooking 4 Years Ago Today

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2012 was the year of the Hunger Games, and the year of Pete Well's infamous review of Guy Fieri's Times Square Restaurant. Alice Waters crowned The Art of Living According to Joe Beef the winner of that year's Piglet, and Food52 won a James Beard Award for Publication of the Year (woooo!). We were all still obsessed with bacon and kale and chia seeds. It was also the last time we saw February 29th.

What else were we getting up to in 2012? Exactly four years ago today—on Leap Day!—these were the 12 recipes we were cooking the most:

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Thai Peanut Butter Cups
Thai Peanut Butter Cups
"Nutella" Pudding
"Nutella" Pudding
Sara's "Granola Bars"
Sara's "Granola Bars"
Chicken with Figs, Wine & Honey
Chicken with Figs, Wine & Honey
One Pot Kale and Quinoa Pilaf
One Pot Kale and Quinoa Pilaf
Perfect Hot Chocolate
Perfect Hot Chocolate
Cheese Biscuits
Cheese Biscuits
Millet with Cheese and Chives
Millet with Cheese and Chives
Chicken Fried Steak with Sage Gravy
Chicken Fried Steak with Sage Gravy
Beauty School Knockout (Peppermint Hot Fudge Sundae)
Beauty School Knockout (Peppermint Hot Fudge Sundae)
Moroccan Carrot Salad with Harissa
Moroccan Carrot Salad with Harissa
Absurdly Addictive Asparagus
Absurdly Addictive Asparagus

What else were you cooking in 2012? Tell us about last Leap Year's greatest hits in the comments.

Tags: leap day, leap year, tbt