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Allrecipes Announces Top Ten Recipes Of 2012 According To 30 Million Home Cooks

SEATTLE, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  Allrecipes, the world's #1 digital food brand with more than 1 billion annual visits, today announced the top 10 recipes of 2012 according to the searches, views, ratings, recipe box saves and social shares of 30 million home cooks. The list reveals that America has a serious sweet tooth, and craved orange-colored comfort foods over the past year. In fact, sweet potato is on the list twice and pumpkin makes into the top 10 three times!

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Top 10 Recipes of 2012

  1. Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread
  2. Southern Peach Cobbler
  3. Yummy Sweet Potato Casserole
  4. Apple Pie by Grandma Ople
  5. Mom's Zucchini Bread
  6. Gourmet Sweet Potato Classic
  7. Country Apple Dumplings
  8. Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake
  9. Boilermaker Tailgate Chili
  10. Iced Pumpkin Cookies

The Top Recipes by the NumbersThe combined stats of these 10 recipes alone include more than 10 million page views from home cooks, nearly 353,000 recipe box saves, 86,000 social shares, and an average rating of 4.78 stars out of 5.

Nine of the 10 recipes are very or slightly orange, a color proven to stimulate the appetite. Perhaps the photos of these orange dishes resonate well with cooks because subconsciously they feel the most hungry when looking at orange foods?

For additional food trends from 2012, check out Allrecipes' Just a Dash Measuring Cup Report featuring the year's fastest rising and falling recipes, along with a list of the food trend prediction #fails for 2012.

Allrecipes Highlights from 2012New media and smartphones brought significant change to 2012. Allrecipes saw a 142% increase in mobile visits compared to 2011 with over 303 million visits this year from a mobile device. The company also saw nearly 5 million pins from its site, and received more than 14.7 million upstream referrals from Pinterest in 2012. Even though it didn't make the top 10 list, the most-pinned recipe on Allrecipes is Crispy Edamame with more than 272,000 pins.

Overall traffic included more than 30 million unique visitors and 921 million visits across Allrecipes web and mobile site—with a #1 comScore ranking every month this year. 2012 marked the sites 15 th anniversary and the celebration campaign is still happening on the #RecipeForHappiness page which hosts an ever growing collection of photos from Allrecipes' community members around the world. Anyone can add photos to the collection by adding #RecipeForHappiness to any Instagram photo.

About AllrecipesAllrecipes, the world's largest digital food brand, receives more than 1 billion annual visits from family-focused women who connect and inspire one another through photos, reviews, videos and blog posts. Since its launch in 1997, the Seattle-based social site has served as a dynamic, indispensable resource for cooks of all skill levels seeking trusted recipes, entertaining ideas, everyday and holiday meal solutions and practical cooking tips. Allrecipes is a global, multiplatform brand providing insights into the lives of women everywhere based on activity from 18 websites, 18 mobile sites, 11 mobile apps, and 14 eBooks serving 23 countries in 12 languages. Allrecipes is part of Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP), the leading media and marketing company serving American women. For additional information regarding Meredith, please visit  www.meredith.com. For additional information regarding Allrecipes, please visit http://press.allrecipes.com.

Contact: Stephanie RobinettDirector of CommunicationsAllrecipes.com stephanier@allrecipes.com206.708.9271

SOURCE Allrecipes.com

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