As we step into a new year, I'm thrilled to share with you the top 10 most beloved recipes from Dishes & Dust Bunnies! These are the most popular recipes on the blog according to traffic!
When I started Dishes & Dust Bunnies back in 2014, I never expected so many people to show interest in the food, recipes and ideas that I shared here. It was originally created as an outlet for me while I shifted into a new lifestyle as a stay-at-home mom – and the feedback has truly been overwhelming!
Your support means so much to me and pushes me to keep making Dishes & Dust Bunnies better each day. Thank you for helping me bring delicious meals to homes all around the world! 🙂
What to expect in this post?
This post is divided into two sections. The first section features the top 10 recipes that were published or updated in 2023, while the second section consists of the all-time top 10 recipes since I first started this blog back in 2014.
At the bottom of this post, you'll also find some links that will lead you to the previous years top ten roundups if you're interested!
Top 10 Recipes of the Year – 2023
According to web traffic, these recipes were your favorite new or updated posts from 2023!
#10 – Lobster Rolls Recipe – An Atlantic Canadian Favorite!
Lobster rolls are the perfect summer treat! Learn how to make this absolutely delicious dish with our easy-to-follow recipe. You'll be amazed at how simple it is to create these mouthwatering sandwiches using just a few ingredients. Whether you're hosting a cookout or treating yourself, get ready for an unforgettable taste experience!
#9 – Classic French Onion Soup – The Ultimate Guide
Making french onion soup at home is so much easier than you might think. This recipe walks you through every step, from start to finish, so that you can make this classic dish in the comfort of your own kitchen. Plus, it's a great way to use up any leftover beef broth that you might have lying around. Bon appetit!
#8 – Thai Chicken Satay Skewers
Try these delicious Thai Chicken Satay Skewers for your next meal! Juicy chicken skewers marinated in a savory combination of spices, served with a creamy peanut sauce. A perfect balance of sweet, salty and spicy flavors that will have you coming back for more.
#7 – Easy Beef Taco Pasta
Craving something delicious that's still easy to make? This Beef Taco Pasta is the perfect dish! It's full of flavor, and it can be made in just 25 minutes! Try out this flavorful dinner recipe or customize it by adding different veggies or using chicken instead – the possibilities are endless! Enjoy this mouthwatering dish today and tantalize your taste buds with Mexican-inspired flavors.
#6 – Classic Old Fashioned Gingerbread
This classic old-fashioned gingerbread is a treasured old family recipe from my Great Grammie Alice. It's soft, moist and perfectly spiced with ginger, cinnamon, and molasses. This traditional gingerbread cake is absolutely delicious, plus quick and easy to make. Excellent for Christmas, Thanksgiving or any time of the year, you're going to fall in love with this recipe! ❤️
#5 – Crispy Oven Baked Breaded Pork Chops
Learn how to make crispy oven baked breaded pork chops with this easy recipe. Seasoned bread crumbs give these chops a delicious crispy crust while keeping them juicy and tender on the inside. Your family will love this quick and easy dinner idea!
#4 – Homemade Popcorn Chicken Recipe
Looking for a delicious way to spice up your dinner rotation? Check out this fantastic recipe for homemade popcorn chicken! This dish is easy to make and sure to please even the pickiest of eaters. This KFC copycat recipe is so amazing, you'll never want the take out version again! Plus, it's perfect for busy weeknights when you need something quick and tasty. So why not give it a try tonight?
#3 – Crispy Beer Battered Fish (With or Without the Beer!)
This beer battered fish and chips recipe is so crispy and delicious, you'll never want to order it from a restaurant again! But don't worry, if you're not a fan of beer you can leave it out and substitute it with a special secret ingredient and still get perfectly crispy results!
#2 – How to make perfect Crispy Onion Rings every time!
Onions are thinly sliced and coated in a crispy batter before being fried to perfection. This recipe is easy to follow and results in onion rings that are sure to please. Serve them as an appetizer or side dish, or pack them up for a delicious snack on the go. In this post, you'll learn exactly how to make perfect onion rings from scratch!
#1 – Easy Pulled Pork – Oven, Slow Cooker & Instant Pot
There are a lot of pulled pork recipes out there, but this one is the best. It's easy to make and results in tender, juicy pork that will have everyone asking for seconds. Follow these simple steps and you'll be pulling pork like a pro in no time! This easy pulled pork recipe is incredibly delicious and will be sure to please a crowd!
Top 10 Recipes of All Time
According to web traffic, these are your top favorite recipes of all time since the beginning of Dishes & Dust Bunnies back in 2014. Enjoy!
#10 – Homemade Jalapeno Poppers
Looking for a delicious appetizer to make for your next party? Check out this easy Homemade Jalapeno Poppers recipe! These poppers are filled with creamy cheese and spicy jalapenos, and they're sure to be a hit with your guests. These are perfect for game day or any party. These tasty little jalapeno poppers are quite easy to make and are so addictive!
#9 – Spiced Zucchini Bundt Cake
Spiced zucchini cake is an incredibly delicious way to get veggies into your diet! This cake is incredibly moist and the cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg make this a wonderful dessert to serve during this time of year, especially as the weather gets colder.
This spiced zucchini bundt cake is the perfect summer dessert! Made with fresh zucchini, spices, and a hint of lemon, it's moist, flavorful, and absolutely delicious.
#8 – The Best & Easiest Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts Recipe
Bacon wrapped water chestnuts are so incredibly simple to make and are so addictive and delicious! The smokiness of the bacon and the sticky sweet flavour of the sauce is perfect with the crunch of the water chestnuts. This is an excellent and super popular appetizer for special occasions, Christmas, the holidays, get togethers with friends or for anytime really. It's always a hit in our house, and there are never any leftovers!
#7 – Honey Garlic Chicken
This recipe for honey garlic chicken is absolutely delicious! Smothered in a scrumptious sweet and savory sauce and so easy to make. You can make this in the oven, in a slow cooker or in your instant pot.
#6 – Quick & Easy Tartar Sauce
This recipe for tartar sauce is better than store bought and super easy to make! Combine mayo with sweet green relish, lemon juice and a little mustard and you've got a delicious sauce to go with fish and chips or any other favourite seafood.
#5 – Maple Glazed Salmon
This maple glazed salmon recipe is so simple to make and it's perfect for one of those busy nights when you don't have a lot of time to get dinner on the table. Deliciously sweet maple syrup combine wonderfully with fresh garlic, ground ginger and a touch of soy sauce as a marinade for the salmon.
#4 – French Onion Smothered Pork Chops
French onion smothered pork chops are absolutely delicious, super flavourful, soul warming and simple to make with simple ingredients. This incredible comfort food is gorgeously cooked while smothered in a rich caramelized onion gravy, then covered in melted provolone and Gruyere cheese. It's melty cheese bubbling on top is absolutely irresistible! This recipe is a family favourite and great served along with mashed potatoes.
#3 – The Ultimate Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins
These muffins are the ultimate in bakery style chocolate chip muffins. They're soft, fluffy and loaded with delicious chocolate chips. Plus, they're easy to make and require just a few simple ingredients, and delicious with your morning coffee or any time! So if you're looking for an amazing muffin recipe that will knock your socks off, then this is it!
#2 – How to make The Famous Atlantic Canadian “Halifax Donair”
The Halifax donair is a popular east coast Canadian comfort food with a unique flavour that you won't find anywhere else! It's made with spiced ground beef, tomatoes, onions, topped with a uniquely delicious sweet garlic donair sauce, all wrapped up inside of steamed pita bread! Often compared to gyros, döner kabab, or shawarma, donairs are uniquely Canadian and so very delicious! In this post, I'm going to show how easy it is for anyone at home to cook this delicious dish right in your own kitchen!
#1 – Old Fashioned Chicken Soup from Scratch (using a Whole Chicken)
In this post, you'll find out exactly how to make old fashioned chicken soup made completely from scratch using a whole chicken and fresh veggies, just like my grandmother did.