Monday, June 4, 2012

Weekly Kitchen Insights – Recipes and Trends from

It must be grilling season! How do I know? Because last week burgers, grilled corn-on-the-cob, and an awesome marinade hit the “Most Popular Recipe” winners’ list. Two brand new healthier recipes were in the mix as well.

Let’s have another drum roll for Chef John! For the second week in a row, Chef John had one of the most popular recipes. Way to go, Chef!

Healthier Slow Cooker Chicken Stroganoff was the top new recipe last week

Healthier Slow Cooker Chicken Stroganoff

Healthier Jalapeno Popper Spread came in a close second. (Note that both of these new healthier recipes were submitted by the same member, MakeItHealthy. Nice work!)

• The tasty burgers featured in the 6 Top-Rated Burger Recipes article were among the recipes most viewed, printed and saved last week by Allrecipes' home cooks

Cheddar-Bacon Hamburger

• After burgers, Grilled Corn-on-the-Cob had the biggest increase in page views

Grilled Corn on the Cob
• The Best Steak Marinade in Existence had the biggest increase in prints

Steaks Marinating in Best Steak Marinade
Chef John’s Cottage Fries had the biggest increase in saves. Woohoo!

Chef John's Cottage Fries
Wait! There’s more! I love this list! Here are the past week’s top five fastest growing search terms based on searches by home cooks while searching on

1. Baby back ribs
2. Grilled corn-on-the-cob
3. Dry rub
4. Grilled corn
5. Red potato

Allrecipes has added some hot new videos to its playlist, too. Topping last week’s “Most Popular” video list was my all-time favorite summer salad Classic Macaroni Salad. Take a look! Yum! Serve this with Cheddar-Bacon Burgers and I'm in heaven!

Classic Macaroni Salad
Posted by Matt Decuir, Business Analyst