Happy New Year! We hope the new year will be awesome for you and your family. The Readers’ Choice for The Best Recipes of 2016 is one of our favorite posts. And, this time we’re also sharing some interesting year end statistics with you!
The reason this is one of our favorite posts is because we get to share our top 10 recipes that YOU made popular throughout the year! We’ll start with the #10 recipe and work our way to your #1 choice for this year’s top recipe.
This collection of 21 Valentine Desserts That Say I Love You is a bonus, because there’s 21 recipes in this post! Everyone of them are delicious, and with Valentine’s Day around the corner, you’ll find something sweet for that special person in your life!
Our Pineapple Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting are super moist, incredibly delicious, and topped with the best cream cheese frosting!
Our Bolognese Sauce with Angel Hair Pasta is healthy, easy to make and a family favorite meal we make all the time! It may sound like a fancy meal, but I promise, it’s easy!
Our Homestyle Potato Salad is old fashioned goodness at its very best! Simple savory ingredients and another family favorite side dish we’ve been enjoying for over 50 years!
#4 – Mom’s Chicken Salad
My Mom’s Chicken Salad is full of tender chicken, it’s creamy but with a lighter texture, and the celery and toasted almonds gives it a nice crunch!
#3 – How to Color Coconut
This Cranberry Gelatin Salad is sweet & tart and absolutely delicious! It has an amazing combination of fruit flavors and makes the most beautiful side dish for your holiday table!
The #1 recipe from 2016 – Soft and Chewy M&M’s Cookies
Our Soft and Chewy M&M’S Cookies have been super popular on our social medias, especially Pinterest. They have a buttery cookie dough, that’s loaded with bright colored mini M&M’S candies, making them a yummy cookie kids of all ages will love!
Statistics as of December 2016 – Page Views & Unique Visitors:
- 135,000+ – Monthly Page Views
- 86,000+ – Monthly Unique Visitors
Social Media Followers as of December 2016:
Statistics as of December 2015 – Page Views & Unique Visitors:
- 65,000+ – Monthly Page Views
- 42,000+ – Monthly Unique Visitors
Social Media Followers as of December 2015:
As you can see, we’ve doubled our monthly page views this past year and for the following social medias; Pinterest, RSS and Instagram. So, thank you everyone for stopping by, for making our recipes, for using our kitchen tips, and for sharing them on your social medias! We really appreciate you!
Are you a blogger? Have you grown your followers with a special app or social media tool? Then please share your tip in the comments below, we would LOVE to hear about it!
Since this post is about this year’s top recipes, you might want to check out our 1st Cookbook called Savory ~ Sweet ~ Repeat. It’s a delicious eCookbook full of tried & true family favorite recipes: 25 savory & 25 sweet. All of them are from this blog and some our family has enjoyed for 50 & even 60 years! There’s also a few newer family favorites as well. Our eCookbook downloads beautifully and is perfect for gift-giving!
Check out our Readers’ Choice for the previous years!
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