After an unprecedented mind-numbing year, we can't say goodbye to 2020 fast enough. But as we ring in the new year, let's take a quick moment to reflect and look back at the top 12 most popular new recipes from 2020!
If there is one thing to take away from a crazy year, it is that people cooked and baked more, adding to the sense of home and appreciating simple things...like making bread.
It was amazing to see positive responses to my recipes and to read comments and stories of people who were inspired by my dishes. I loved seeing people tackle harder recipes and share their excitement when they succeeded. I was also incredibly touched when I read comments from readers who made dishes that brought back personal childhood memories and food memories associated with family.
All of this only reinforced why I love what I do.
So in this time of reflection as we move onto (hopefully) and brighter and better year ahead, let's see what new recipes inspired enough people to make these the most popular recipes from 2020.
One of my favorite condiments ever, this mixture of chopped scallions, minced ginger, oil, and salt is so simple but incredibly flavorful. It is a great companion to poached chicken.
Even though this delicious dish can appear daunting to make yourself, it is actually easier than you think. With my simple recipe and step-by-step instructions, learn how to make this classic Chinese dish in your own home.
Poaching chicken is easier to make than most people think, and it's simple to get flavorful, tender, and juice poached chicken breasts every time.
Learn how I like to melt chocolate, easily and simply. No stoves, double-boilers, or microwaves required!
I added a new gluten-free bread to the blog and it's another example of how you can be gluten-free and still enjoy soft and delicious bread!
If sticky ribs aren't your thing, you have to give these dry rub ribs a try. Flavorful and tender, these ribs tasty ribs are still finger-lickin' good, but without the sauce!
Knowing how to make this delicious and creamy dressing is going to make all your salads so much better! Creamy without any dairy and with a hint of citrus, it will brighten up any salad.
One of my favorite drinks, all you need are two ingredients for this iced matcha tea latte. It's so incredibly simple to make and it looks amazing!
Yet another reason that you can be gluten-free and still enjoy delicious breads. This flatbread is great for dipping into hummus or eating with a curry.
This humble dish comes together in about 30 minutes and is full of flavor. It's a dish that needs to go into your weeknight dinner rotation!
This recipe surprised me when I saw the numbers for it, but I'm thrilled it made the list! A traditional Chinese dish, this taro cake is inspired by how my mum used to make it and is full of flavor and textures.
Everyone can appreciate a good pancake! These mochi pancakes topped the popularity list for 2020 and with good reason! They are fluffy, tender, tasty...AND gluten-free!
So long and farewell, 2020!
There you have it...the 12 most popular recipes from 2020!
Here's hoping 2021 has much better things in store for everyone everywhere. As for my blog, I'm already planning ahead for 2021 and have my ever-growing list of recipes I want to develop for the new year. I cannot thank you for your ongoing support and encouragement that helps keep A Day in the Kitchen growing! I would not be where I am right now without you!
Here's to a much happier, very healthy, and hopeful new year ahead!