First thing's first: If you're sick of the phrase food porn, or screaming-mad from the plethora of dense, decadent, NSFW photos of burgers with steamy cheese and fluffy doughnuts lightly dusted with cinnamon-sugar, then please for the love of Jesus turn away. This post is not for you.
Well, hey, welcome, food porn lovers! Good to see you. We have a treat for you. We tore through the monkey bread of our slideshows to find the best, most sexually enticing food photos. Inside, you'll find steam pouring from pork shoulder, cheddar melting on potatoes and sherbet-engorged Oreos. Let's dive right in to our favorite photos from 2012, shall we?
See also: The Year in Food Porn