Baking

In case you’re tired of baking banana bread… here’s what everyone is cooking these days.

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Quarantine has proven the perfect opportunity to get in touch with your inner chef, but you’ll eventually tire of making banana bread and whipped coffee. You’ll start combing the web for something, anything other than Instagram’s latest cooking trend. Luckily, Google’s got you more than covered in the timely culinary inspiration department. 

The search giant said search interest around the word “recipe” has reached an all-time high in recent weeks, so it compiled a list revealing the top recipe in each state (and Washington, DC) based on search data over a 30-day period ending April 29. And while banana bread has held the no. 1 spot for the past 30 days (surprise, surprise), Google is showcasing the most “uniquely searched recipes,” meaning what those states are looking for more than the rest of the country.

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