Well, the year 2013 is coming to and end. I took a look to see what the top recipes of the year were, and a couple of them were a bit of a surprise. I thought I would share them with you.
#10 – Carolina BBQ Pulled Pork
This pulled pork is such a favorite. It made me famous around army circles up in Alaska. It was dubbed “Aces BBQ” because I made it for so many of our “Aces Troop” functions.
This is really not that much of a surprise. People generally have no idea that a homemade version is so easily prepared to use in recipes. This is so much creamier than the goo out of a can!
I’m so glad to see that this one made the list! It is such a favorite – and after all, it’s Nutella!!
#7 – Homemade BBQ Sauce
This is my full-of-flavor-super-rich sauce that I made for special dishes.
Here’s another favorite goodie that I was thrilled to see on the list. These things are so good!
Here’s another great staple recipe that was very popular this year.
Ah yes, this recipe went crazy on Reddit, and gave me my busiest traffic day of all time!
A long time family favorite!
This was a recipe that I developed for a special event with Sauté Express® from Land O’Lakes. Super-moist and flavorful chicken and veggies cooked right in. It was my first “viral” recipe on my new website!
And drum roll…………………
#1 – Homemade Tortillas
Of all my recipes, who knew that such a basic staple recipe would be such a hit! Well, once you taste them, you’d know why. When I make these, I have to guard the plate because more than one family member will come and try to steal a warm one before supper!
Here’s a few other favorites that just missed the top 10 list.
This recipe is another that was a major hit when we lived in Alaska. Of course, now I make them with beef, but I had to keep the name.
This lovely soup was another that just missed the list. German Potato Soup. I love making this tangy soup, and I think fondly of my time in Germany with each bite.
And finally, to round out a “Baker’s Dozen” - a favorite dessert that just missed the list.
I had someone ask me to make a coconut rum cake for them before I left Alaska. I was happy to oblige. This is a grown up dessert – seriously decadent – and a great way to top off the New Year!
Looking back at 2013, what was your most memorable meal? Tell us about it!