10 Posts That Were Unexpected Hits

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Kittens in the kitchen? Puppies in the pantry? Okay, so maybe it’s not so unexpected that those posts were popular this year. But we did see a few out of-the-blue hits, including a post about black chickens, an idea for a picnic table with a gutter, and a clever tip to help you determine whether or not an avocado is perfectly ripe.

Welcome to The Kitchn’s Best of 2012 roundup!
From December 17 through January 1 we are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

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