When was the last time that you actually cooked up a nice meal? Whether you say last year or last night, there is no doubt that cooking has become more than a chore for many people around the world. There are a variety of reasons that home cooking has become popular again, but I guess we can safely say that the cost of eating out is one major factor. While that is definitely a pleasant activity, most people simply cannot afford to go out and eat every single time.
Thank goodness for the trend of home cooking. Whether you check the Internet or watch TV, the chances are that you will find something related to cooking. On TV, you will find tons of cooking shows with their own celebrity chefs. On the Internet, there are just as many – or even more – sites about cooking.
One of the newest cooking sites that you ought to check out is Recipe Finder. It is not your ordinary recipe site in that it is actually a search engine that aggregates recipes from hundreds of other recipe sites. The result is a collection of over a million recipes to choose from! And since the search engine crawls other web sites on a regular basis, you can be assured of an ever growing collection.
Searching for recipes on Recipe Finder is not much different from how you do you Google searches. Just type in the name of the dish that you have in mind, and voila, you will have your choices. Alternatively, you can identify an ingredient – or a set of ingredients – that you want to include in your dish. Hereâ€™s the cool thing – you can also identify ingredients to exclude from the recipe! And to further refine your search results, you may set certain parameters such as cook time, calorie count, and number of servings.
Recipe Finder is more than just looking for recipes that you might want to try out. It is also a useful tool in terms of organization. With features such as the menu and the calendar, home cooks can create meal plans and save them for future reference. All that you need to do is log in using your Facebook account, and youâ€™re all set!
In this day and age of being social, Recipe Finder does not fail to impress. You can share your favorite recipes with your friends via different platforms. And not to forget the good old printed recipe format, Recipe Finder gives you the option of printing out recipes that actually look good!
Cooking is NOT a chore. With Recipe Finder, you can even consider it an adventure. A good one!
Originally posted on October 3, 2011 @ 9:00 pm