By Brittany Valentine
February 21, 2013
Nothing is better than a home-cooked meal. Or better yet, a meal that doesn’t consist of Ramen, cereal or something found
in the freezer section. Finding recipes online can seem difficult when trying to find exactly what you want, but these five wonderful websites make it easy to find simple and yummy recipe ideas.
AllRecipes.com features how-to videos, recipes submitted by members, and a “Recipe of the Day.” If you are looking to find something to make with particular ingredients, you can search this website for exactly what you want your meal to consist of. There are suggestions for healthy meals, meals when you are on a budget, and you can even find something to make out of leftovers!
Similar to AllRecipes, Food.com allows you to search for ingredients and particular recipes, and also offers holiday meals and top recipes It even offers a meal plan to create your own cookbook and planner. When looking for an idea of what to make, you can search popular categories and top-rated recipes. For a romantic date night, it offers dinner ideas, cocktails, and desserts for two.
Not only does it offer direct search, articles, guides and videos on how to cook, but Epicurious even offers an online shop for bakeware. It also provides a tab for when you are going to travel abroad, which lists the top restaurants and even which foreign airlines have the best food.
A personal food and cooking blog created by Eilse Baur. Simply Recipes helps you find recipes via categories, courses and recipes for grilling, vegetarian meals, budget recipes, and quick dinner ideas. Baur tests all the recipes with her family and friends and includes old family recipes as well.
Tablespoon offers direct searches for recipes, has a tab specifically for quick dishes and unusual meals, and offers useful coupons on their site! Tablespoon features a page for party ideas and even has ten recipes for ‘kissable breath’–in case you were trying to find recipes for a hot dinner date.