This past year our readers submitted so many mouthwatering food photos. We couldn't help but crave each and every dish (even the escargots!) as we assembled this slideshow. Thank goodness for how ready and willing you are to take pictures of what you cook and eat. Click through to take a look at 2011 in food photos.
Stunning Heirloom Tomatoes
Thanks to GraceDickinson for sharing this shot of a variety of gorgeous heirloom tomatoes! 
Strawberry Peach Sangria Pops
My Fare Foodie shared these bright pink boozy popsicles  that look packed full of flavor.
Oysters at Chez Panisse Café
Alice Waters 's Chez Panisse Café is still a hallmark of California cuisine. Just ask lauren, who documented a recent Chez Panisse Café lunch! 
Panettone Soda Bread
As huge fans of panettone, we're excited that Panettone Soda Bread,  a festive take on the holiday classic from My Fare Foodie, sounds deliciously easy!
We love to attend food events, and so does member senorita, who just attended her first crawfish boil. 
Watermelon Feta Salad
CheesePlease's picture of watermelon feta salad  has us yearning for Summer already!
Doughnut lovers, take note: an assortment of doughnuts and doughnut holes  is another fun way to celebrate the sweet union of marriage. Just ask inglenookdecor!
Cilantro, Walnut & Jalapeño Pesto
We're not the only ones who've been toying around with jalapeño pesto as of late! Check out this version with cilantro and walnuts  from Sevimel.
Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Scones
Check out this cinnamon chocolate chip scone  recipe that Yum reader Gabriela Une Vie Saine submitted to the Kitchen Goddess group. They look like the perfect treat!
Bundled Chicken With Goat Cheese and Fresh Thyme
Cheese Please wows us again with yet another delicious and impressive dish. This time chicken is bundled with goat cheese and herbs,  and cooked in a white wine sauce.
If you've partied a little too much this holiday season, then follow Sevimel's advice: turn to green smoothies. 
Think tofu  can't shine as an entrée? Here, reader GraceDickinson proves you wrong!
Few things make me more excited than fried pickles.  So when I saw this recipe from My Fare Foodie, it just about made my day.
Maple Roasted Parsnips
Want a healthy, gluten-free pairing to go with your roasted meats and poultry this holiday? Sevimel has a suggestion: maple roasted parsnips. 
A Perfect Apple-Skin Rose
How gorgeous is the hand-carved apple rose  in Gabriela Une Vie Saine's apple-walnut cake?
"Don't Be a Hater" Kale Salad
As huge fans of kale salad over here, we really appreciated Sevimel's rendition that incorporated dried cherries. 
Coconut Banana Bread
What could possibly make banana bread even more addictive than it already is? Ambitiouskitchen has the answer: coconut banana bread. 
Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes
These orange creamsicle cupcakes  look like a picture-perfect Summer treat. Nestingproject shared it in the Yum Community.
Buttermilk Cheddar Biscuits
These buttermilk cheddar biscuits  from CheesePlease look rich, fluffy, and indulgent – perfect for this time of year!
Escargots à la Bourguignonne
Are you a fan of classic French cuisine? Judging by her scrumptious-looking photo of escargot,  My Fare Foodie is!
Challah With Rosemary Butter
Fluffy, egg-y challah bread,  spread with an earthy rosemary butter, like this one by Fresh Tart, is exactly what we're craving right now.
Clams Drenched in Butter and Herbs
According to her profile, taaduh is "an aspiring food photographer," but from the looks of the gorgeous photo of clams with butter and herbs  she shared in the community, we think she's ready to ditch the aspiring and refer to herself as an awesome food photographer!
Lagunitas: Little Sumpin' Wild
Lagunitas is one of our favorite local breweries, so we were excited to see that Lauren shared a story about her experience at the taproom. 
Beef Stew With Cheddar Thyme Dumplings
Winter is the time to embrace hearty stews. Sevimel's beef in stout with cheddar thyme dumplings  is just the ticket!
Dutch Apple Pancake
This Dutch apple pancake  from Fresh Tart sounds like the perfect start to a Sunday morning, with a cup of tea nearby.
Kate Stricklan gets us excited for rhubarb season  with a gorgeous rhubarb crumble
Homemade Soft Pretzels
As My Fare Foodie illustrates, making soft pretzels from scratch  isn't an impossible feat.
Visiting a friend this weekend and wondering what to bring as a hostess gift? How about a gorgeous chunk of fresh honeycomb?  We would love to receive this edible treat like Lauren recently did!
Pan-Roasted Cornish Hens
Fresh Tart has been cooking up delicious cornish game hens  this holiday season!
Toasted Marshmallow Milk Shake
After tasting one at Rachael Ray 's Burger Bash, we totally agree with eatswimshop: Spike Mendelsohn's toasted marshmallow milk shake  may be the best milk shake ever.
Get inspired for Easter by eatswimshop's springtime Peepcake  — genius!
Natty Boh Beer Cupcakes
Beer isn't just for drinking. It's also good for making cupcakes, like these cute mustachioed cupcakes  that Eatswimshop posted in our Kitchen Goddess group.
This harvest salad of squash, lentils, and pomegranate seeds  from Hayleysf sounds filling, flavorful, and healthy!
Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream
We want to thank jbauman23 for sharing her ingenious idea of combining two of the world's best desserts — pumpkin pie and ice cream!  — into one. That is all.
Winter Squash Gnocchi With Brown Butter & Sage
There's nothing more inviting during cold weather than butternut gnocchi with browned-butter and sage sauce  — simply ask Fresh Tart!