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james 02-20-2008 07:01 PM

Recipe web sites
Does anybody have favorite recipe web sites? I use and, but I find that most of the mainstream sites -- and the Google results for recipe searches -- are of the "add one can a cream of mushroom soup" variety.

Where are the good ones?


CanuckJim 02-20-2008 08:06 PM

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A few:,,,, (gluten free),, There are others, of course, but I've found these to be valuable.


telehort 02-20-2008 08:19 PM

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I've recently been going to and I agree with CJ on, it is valuable site
I got a subscription to cooksillustrated for xmas - I like the site, but don't care for the fact it is a pay site

Richard 02-21-2008 09:09 AM

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I search popular cooking magazine web sites. Recipes, Menus, Cooking Articles & Food Guides
Bon Appetit and Gourmet recipes

Search Results for " "

Food & Wine Magazine | Recipes, Menus, Chefs, Wine, Cooking, Holidays, Entertaining

The Nation's Largest Food Magazine - Healthy Recipes -

Authentic Recipes, Food, Drinks, and Cooking Techniques

Xabia Jim 02-21-2008 10:40 AM

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I listen to Splendid Table on NPR....picked up some nice recipe's there.

Cilantro Chicken and Pumpkin Sage Pasta come to mind.

Recipe Box: The Splendid Table

But usually when I'm thinking about a recipe, I just do a google search and look at a number of different recipes for ideas.

I need to write my Kitchen Sink Cooking book.

james 02-21-2008 01:31 PM

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Lot's good tips here. We get the Splendid Table Sunday afternoon -- and I am usually either coming or going from Home Depot so I hear it a lot. That's a good one.

We know the guy who runs Good guy, very knowledgeable.

I will check out Saveur and Food and Wine.

Also, I bought recipe software for my Mac recently, though I haven't started using it. Does anyone use and/or enjoy keeping track of recipes on your computer.

Thanks for the leads.

Richard 02-21-2008 02:50 PM

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Have recently converted to a Mac. WIll be very interested in your feedback on software you purchased.

Thanking you in advance

gjbingham 02-21-2008 08:07 PM

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My usuals are and Both are a pain in the patootee.

Inishta 02-21-2008 09:51 PM

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I bought some software called 20,000 recipes or some such title. I thought it was rubbish and never use it.

I always copy/create a file on recipes I use. There is nothing more frustrating than producing something really good and then not being able to remember what ingredients and method was used. I tend to tinker with recipes to suit the occasion or how I'm feeling at the time, using them as guidelines. It's easy to delete if it turns out to be not so good.


Xabia Jim 02-21-2008 11:53 PM

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James: FB started me on my computer recipe storage. I just write up a recipe in Word format and save it as the name of the recipe. That allowed me to cut and paste recipe's into FB easily.....Photos not so easy....

I just save all the recipes in a folder.

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