Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Top 13 Recipes of 2013

On this last morning of 2013, I'm counting you all in my blessings. Thank you for the laughs, the encouragement, the tears, the fun and the FOOD all year long! Your comments and emails mean more to me than you will ever know. I grin every single time you take a moment out of your day to let me know you made one of our recipes! I wish you all a wonderful New Year, full of great memories, wonderful food and fun times spent with the people you love.

These are the recipes that were viewed the most frequently here on Barefeet In The Kitchen this past year. (I'll be sharing my own personal favorite recipes from 2013 later this week.) In the meantime, counting down from #13 to #1, here are the Top 13 Recipes from 2013:

13. Old Fashioned 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

12. Pineapple Coconut Bars

11. Perfect Pan Fried Chicken Thighs

10. Tender High Rising Gluten Free Sandwich Bread

9. German Apple Pie

8. Homemade Butter Mints

7. 20 Minute One Pot Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil

6. Homemade Ranch Salad Dressing

5. How To Preserve Garlic

4. Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies

3. No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Coconut Bites

2. Cranberry Christmas Cake

1. Homemade Cough Remedy

Did YOUR favorites make the list? What kind of recipes would you like to see on 
Barefeet In The Kitchen in 2014? Leave your suggestions in the comments! 


  1. Congratulations on such a successful 2013! Can't wait to see the fabulous recipes you have in store for 2014. And that cranberry cake? Makes my mouth water :) Cheers to 2014! Happy New Year!

  2. I've tried half of these- always great recipes on your site. Thanks for all your work! Looking forward to more of your recipes in 2014.Happy New Year.

  3. Happy New Year Mary--- I seriously want to make every one of these recipes, and I'm curious to see your own personal favorites, that's always fascinating. Have a great week!

  4. How funny that the cough remedy is that popular! Although, not surprised...we all get hungry, and we all get sick. Love everything you make! Here's to another delicious 12 months. Happy New Year, Mary!

  5. Such an awesome list, here's to 2014 and thanks for being so helpful Mary!

  6. I am going to have to try those perfect pan-fried chicken thighs. Love me some juicy chicken!

  7. Wow! So many great recipes! The homemade ranch, pan fried thighs and pasta with fresh tomatoes are on my to try list! I'll be following you for sure! Congrats on a successful blogging year! any tips or advice for a beginner like me?

  8. Happy New Year, Mary! I made the Cranberry Cake and it was insanely good. My MIL loved it and that says a lot:-). That batter is heavenly and the cranberries just make it all pop. I also will try your homemade cough remedy as I am trying to do more homemade non-food stuff this year. Hopefully I won't need it soon though - lol.

  9. I made the cranberry cake! You’re a sweet genius!

  10. Thank you especially for the cough remedy. Happy New Year

  11. Hello & Happy New Year! I just wanted you to know I made the Cranberry Christmas Cake for company a couple of weeks ago and it was a hit. I had several requests for the recipes. One of my friends made it for Christmas and it was a hit for her as well. Thanks!