How to make the ultimate bacon cheeseburger! [Photograph: J. Kenji López-Alt]

What was popular on AHT this year? As usual, fast food and Kenji's recipes came out on top. According to our website statistics, these are the top ten most visited AHT posts of 2013 posted in 2013, based on unique pageviews.

  1. Reality Check: We Try Wendy's New Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger
  2. Staff Picks: Our Favorite Fast Food Burgers
  3. The Burger Lab: How To Make The Ultimate Bacon Cheeseburger
  4. The Monkey Style Burger, an In-N-Out Burger Topped with Animal Style Fries
  5. 12 Burgers with Unusual Toppings That Really Work
  6. 33 Hamburger Recipes For Memorial Day
  7. How to Make a Ramen Burger
  8. Reality Check: Jalapeño Turkey Burger from Hardee's & Carl's Jr.
  9. Burger City Guides: 20 Chefs Share Their Favorite Burgers in NYC
  10. Reality Check: Grilled Onion Cheddar Burger from McDonald's

But most of our popular posts this year weren't published in 2013. Here are the top 10 posts, published any year:

  1. The Ultimate In-N-Out Secret Menu (and Super Secret Menu!) Survival Guide
  2. The Burger Lab: Revisiting the Myth of The 12-Year Old McDonald's Burger That Just Won't Rot (Testing Results!)
  3. The Burger Lab: The Ins-n-Outs of an In-N-Out Double-Double, Animal-Style
  4. The Burger Lab: How to Make Perfect Thin and Crisp French Fries
  5. The Burger Lab's Top Ten Tips for Making Better Burgers
  6. 33 Great Sauce Recipes for Burgers
  7. 12-Year Old McDonald's Hamburger, Still Looking Good
  8. The Burger Lab: The Ultimate Homemade Sliders
  9. Reality Check: We Try Wendy's New Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger
  10. The Food Lab: Vegan Burgers That Don't Suck

What were your favorite posts of the year?

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