Surprising & Quirky: 10 Unexpectedly Popular Posts

Surprising & Quirky: 10 Unexpectedly Popular Posts

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Faith Durand
Dec 19, 2011

When we do this review of the past year, we're always intrigued to see which posts got the most love and attention from our readers. Some are reliably predictable: Recipes, tours, and tutorials usually top the list. But then there's always an odd bunch of quirky, offbeat, and downright surprising posts that our readers loved. From that infamous garlic-peeling trick to vanilla milk and a cake pop gadget, here's a look at the top 10 unexpectedly popular posts of the year.

PICTURED ABOVE
• 1 Cupcakes In a Jar! The Latest Cupcake Craze
• 2 Smart Tip: Peel an Entire Head of Garlic in 10 Seconds
• 3 10 Uses for Your Microwave That May Surprise You
• 4 A Gadget For Your Cake Pops: Babycakes Cake Pop Maker
• 5 The (Healthier) Breakfast Flowchart

ALSO...
• 6 Coffee Joulies: Keep Your Coffee or Tea Hot For Hours
• 7 Beers for All! 5 Beers for People Who Don't Like Beer
• 8 What the Heck is Philadelphia "Cooking Creme"?
• 9 Summer Treat: Vanilla Milk with Chocolate Ice Cubes
• 10 10 Things Not To Say at the Farmers Market

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Welcome to The Kitchn's Best of 2011 roundup! From December 19 through January 1 we are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

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