Friday, June 15, 2012

Weekly Kitchen Insights – Recipes and Trends from

Hey, it’s berry-cherry-rhubarb season! Lots of home bakers were busy last week. Check out all the yummy berry cakes and crisps happening on the most popular recipe list. Cooks also got into entertaining mode with stuffed jalapeño peppers, and plugged in their slow cookers for extra cheesy potatoes.

Fresh Blueberry Cake was the most popular new recipe

Pistachio Cake III had the biggest increase in page views last week

Pistachio Cake III made in a Bundt pan (photo by Susan P.)
Cherry Crisp had the biggest increase in prints. This recipe, along with Cherry-Rhubarb Crunch was featured in Allrecipes’ June 12th baking newsletter

Cherry Crisp (photo by Christina)
• Runners up on the list: Stuffed Jalapeño Firecrackers had the second biggest increase in prints, while Easy Slow Cooker Cheesy Potatoes had the second biggest increase in recipe box saves

Stuffed Jalapeño Firecrackers (photo by Paul_CK)
When it comes to the week’s top search terms, it seems a lot of cooks are craving risotto. Summer favorites show up here too—ratatouille, steak marinades, Baked Alaska and mango salsa. And who doesn’t want to have simple syrup handy for cocktails and fresh lemonade? Here’s a run-down of the Top 10 week-over-week search terms.

1. Risotto recipe
2. Risotto recipes
3. Steak marinade recipes
4. Baked Alaska
5. Pressure cooker recipes
6. Simple syrup
7. German chocolate cake recipe
8. Ratatouille recipe
9. Mango salsa
10. Peanut butter pie

On the video screen, Chef John of Food Wishes and chicken were super stars! The week’s top new video was Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken, based on the most average plays per day during the week after release. In other categories:

Chef John's Buttermilk Fried Chicken had the most overall video page views and was also the top performer for page views
Chef's John's awesome Buttermilk Fried Chicken (photo by traceyposner)
Chef John's Chicken and Mushrooms had the most page views (excluding all featured videos)

Chef John's easy Chicken and Mushrooms (photo by Baker Bee)
Here’s to another week of delicious cooking and eating!

Posted by Matt Decuir, Business Analysis


Matt, it's great to see the growth of pressure cookery! What were the top pressure cooker recipes and what do you think spurred the interest?



yeah its really a nice pressure cooker recipe i like it very much...