SEATTLE, Nov. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As many experience record breaking Black Friday deals, Allrecipes.com, a Reader's Digest Association (RDA) brand, and the world's #1 food site, celebrates record breaking traffic. With more than 22 million visits the week of Thanksgiving, Allrecipes.com provides a delicious picture of what was served on the biggest food holiday of the year. According to the site, this is the year of the pie with three pies in the top five Thanksgiving searches, Pumpkin Pie, Pecan Pie and Apple Pie. The weekend after Thanksgiving, Allrecipes' traffic is still 25 percent above average, as home cooks explore hundreds of recipes in the Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipe Collection.
"Each year at Thanksgiving, Allrecipes is reminded how grateful we are to have such a fun and engaged community of home cooks across the nation," said Lisa Sharples, president of Allrecipes.com. "On Wednesday, Nov. 24, Allrecipes broke its one day traffic record as over 4 million home cooks visited the site, consuming nearly 27 million recipe pages to prepare for their Thanksgiving feast. We are thrilled to see nearly 50 percent growth and thankful to be the site home cooks trust most on the biggest food holiday of the year!"
Top stats for Thanksgiving 2010
The Most Popular Thanksgiving Recipes:
Most Searched For Terms:
Top States for Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes – and Their Top Recipe:
- Appetizer – Alaska, Deviled Eggs II
- Turkey – Iowa, Perfect Turkey
- Mashed Potatoes – Illinois, Traditional Mashed Potatoes
- Gravy – Colorado, Savory Turkey Gravy II
- Green Beans – Arkansas, Campbell's Green Bean Casserole
- Stuffing – Washington DC, Awesome Sausage, Apple and Cranberry Stuffing
- Cranberry Sauce – Oklahoma, Cranberry Sauce
- Sweet Potatoes – Georgia, Yummy Sweet Potato Casserole
- Dessert - Michigan, Libby's Famous Pumpkin Pie
Thankful for Leftovers – Most Popular Leftover Recipes:
- Turkey – Annies Turkey Salad
- Potatoes – Mashed Potato Quesadilla
- Gravy – Leftover Potpie
- Stuffing – Stuffed Acorn Squash
- Cranberry Sauce – Banana Cranberry Bread
- Bread – Mom's Breakfast Strata
Allrecipes, the world's largest food site, receives 435 million annual visits from home cooks who discover and share food experiences through recipes, reviews, photos, profiles, and blog posts. For 14 years, the Seattle-based 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 has 16 international sites around the world providing insights into the kitchens and cooking passions of home cooks everywhere. Allrecipes is part of Lifestyle Communities @ RDA, a division of The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. For additional information regarding Allrecipes, please visit www.allrecipes.com.
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