In May we were talking about fun in the kitchen, so from dinner party playlists to playful popovers, here's a look back at some of our favorite ways to spark up your life in the kitchen.

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Welcome to The Kitchn's Best of 2013 roundup!

From December 21 through January 3 we are rounding up our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year. We'll also share guest posts, special holiday features, and a sparkling Winter Glam Cocktail Party, the final installment in our 2013 Gatherings from The Kitchn. Happy Holidays!