12 Most Popular Recipes of 2016

The 12 most popular 2016 recipes on Cooking On The Weekends have been chosen by all of you. Below is one delicious recipe from each month of 2016 that was the most visited, shared and cooked throughout the year.12 Most Popular Recipes of 2016I want to thank all of you for visiting my site, looking at my photographs, reading bits about my life, leaving me comments, and for trying my recipes (I just love it when you do that)!

It really means a lot to me — it makes all of the thought and time I put into my work worth every minute. I love what I do, and it’s made even more special by sharing it.

And I look forward to sharing a delicious 2017 with you!

Enjoy and I wish you and your a very Happy New Year filled with love, laughter and happiness!

JANUARY: Blood Orange-Turmeric Upside Down Pound CakeBlood Orange-Turmeric Upside Down Pound CakeFEBRUARY: Rosemary Honey Marinated OrangesRosemary-Honey Mainated Oranges Recipe - Beautiful, refreshing, and perfectly scented with rosemary and honey, these delicious oranges can work their way into any meal, and are especially lovely for dessert.MARCH: The Best Smoked Salmon Deviled EggsThe Best Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs - They include absolutely everything you want with a bagel, cream cheese & lox, minus the bagel. These beauties are an explosion of flavor and make for the perfect hors d'oeuvre or brunch item as we head into the spring holidays.APRIL: Double Peanut Butter Cup Cookies {Gluten-Free Recipe}Double Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies Recipe -- With sweet, creamy peanut butter, a touch of salt and melting chocolate in every bite, this will be the new favorite cookie for all of the peanut butter & chocolate lovers out there! Trust me.MAY: Brownie Cake {Gluten-Free Recipe}Gluten Free Brownie Cake Recipe -- You won't believe this brownie cake is gluten-free -- it's rich, chocolaty, and the almost fluffy texture is out of this world!JUNE: Watermelon PizzaWatermelon Pizza Recipe - The raw watermelon "pizza" is a beautiful, refreshing, and super delicious summer dish!JULY: Melon Pesto Proscuitto SaladMelon Pesto Proscuitto Salad -- A fun play on spaghetti and meatballs turns pasta and meat into melon and cheese -- it's sweet, savory and absolutely divine!AUGUST: Hatch Chile Pineapple Salsa Turkey BurgerRoasted Hatch Pineapple Salsa Turkey Burger -- A scrumptious turkey burger filled with spicy roasted Hatch chiles and sweet fruit. It just doesn't get any better!SEPTEMBER: Smoky Paprika Lemon Herb Chicken Under a BrickSmoky Paprika Lemon Herb Chicken Under a Brick Recipe -- Packed with fresh, smoky and tangy flavor, this is the most succulent, delicious chicken of all time!OCTOBER: Spiced Buttermilk Roasted Apple MuffinsSpiced Buttermilk Roasted Apple Muffin Recipe -- These Spiced Buttermilk Roasted Apple Muffins are the essence of fall. They're warmly spiced, full of tender, sweet apples, and are as comforting as can be!NOVEMBER: Cinnamon Persimmon Baked BrieCinnamon Persimmon Bacon Baked Brie Recipe -- Cinnamon Persimmon Bacon Baked Brie is warm, smoky, sweet and over-the-top delicious! It's the perfect appetizer to get your guests ready for the Thanksgiving feast!DECEMBER: Salami-Provolone-Stuffed Pork LoinSalami-Provolone Pork Loin Recipe With Roasted Red Pepper and Spinach - a show stopping main course that's full with delicious flavors, and it's a lovely centerpiece on a holiday table.Enjoy!

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  1. says

    Happy New Year! You have had a wonderfully flavorful year, and I have loved all your recipes! You ar so incredibly creative, Valentina, and I truly appreciate that! Wishing you and your family the best for 2017!

    PS – I think I forgot to mention that I loved your family photos from a few posts back. It’s always nice to see th cast of characters! 😘

    • valentina says

      Thank you so very much, David. I so appreciate YOUR recipes and that you have been such a loyal reader of mine. Cheers to a wonderful new year! xoxo

  2. says

    I love all these end of the year most popular recipe posts – what a great way to quickly view the best recipes from all the different food blogs. I like that you broke yours down by monthly popularity. That blood orange cake is beautiful – thank you for reminding me that it’s almost blood orange season!

  3. says

    Congratulations on a great year! I love that you arranged the photos in a calendar. Those double peanut butter cup cookies look incredible!

  4. says

    Everything from 2016 looks so good! The blood orange turmeric tart especially. Happy New Year, I’m looking forward to the recipes you’ll share in 2017!

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