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Top Back Burner Posts of 2013

Top Back Burner Posts of 2013

We had a lot of changes here at Tundra during 2013, including a brand new website, new videos, and tons of fun content that ranged from crazy outbursts in the restaurant to products in action.  As we pulled together our list of top blog posts for 2013, we didn’t expect to see such a diverse mix of favorites, but nonetheless, you have proven that there’s nothing better than a good green chili recipe and getting your hands dirty with a little bit of DIY.

Without further ado, here are our top blog posts for 2013.

  • Amy’s Baking Company: What a Disaster

    If it wasn’t Amy’s tirades, it was Samy’s complete lack of recognition for anyone other than his wife.  Amy’s Backing Company showed us exactly what not to do when it comes to being on television and back-lashing in social media – we’re still not sure if we’ve regained our composure from this one.

  • Recipe Measurement Converter and Equivalents

    A late comer in the year (as it was posted in October), the Recipe Measurement Converter and Equivalents chart made quite an impact with shares, favorites, tweets, and views; no wonder, it’s an easy cheat sheet for any cook’s kitchen!

  • 6 Tips for Better Plating and Presentation

    When we came up with the idea for this post, we thought that the majority of you would have it down, and that only a handful of you would appreciate a quick list of plating and presentation tips.  But we were wrong – you loved the list!  We can’t blame you either, those food pictures are yummy!

  • 10 Things That Make Restaurant Websites Great

    It’s not just the big brands that are making sure they’re building an online presence, but with it becoming easier and easier for even Ma and Pa shops to jump on board, restaurants that aren’t updating their site are falling behind rather quickly.

  • Green Chili Recipe

    Green chili is a Colorado recipe favorite, and when fall starts getting closer, it’s hard to subdue the craving for a big ‘ole bowl of this chili.  Including how to roast your own chilies, this was our top recipe for the year.

  • From Trash to Treasure: How to Repurpose Old Restaurant Supplies

    We were happy to see that this blog post made the list, because it means that a lot of you are mindful of re-purposing things that could easily be tossed out.  We loved a lot of these ideas, but some of our favorites were those wire whisk lights – beautiful.

  • Kitchen Tricks: How to Cut and Save an Avocado

    It wasn’t so much the slicing and dicing of avocados that we thought would hit home, it was storing the avocado without it turning brown.  Chef Chris Tavano was surprised by the reaction he received on some of our videos this year, because what he saw as “simply chef tricks,” got a lot of us interested in watching more of his videos.

Alright, now it’s your turn to sound off.  What do you want to see in 2014 from the Back Burner?

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