Learn to Cook
This lively website may just become your go to place for all things
Recipes by Godiva
A lovely, content-rich site, useful to anyone interested in creating
chocolate desserts. You can search for recipes by category
(cake, pastry, crepes, etc.), difficulty level, occasion (a birthday,
for instance), or season (spring, summer, winter, or fall).
The advanced search feature even allows you to find recipes containing
a particular ingredient. Each recipe is illustrated with a
thumbnail which links to a large, exceptionally clear photograph
in leap-off-the-screen color. Extras include a "Chocolate
Trivia" section, tips on working with chocolate, and a history of
Another dessert recipe file, this one from All Recipes focuses on
cookies that offers 4,060 options of recipes. Sections include
New Recipes and a "Top 20" list; a nice touch are reviews provided
from those who have tried the recipe.
This site is searchable by ethnic origin of the recipe, meal/course
(breakfast, lunch, dinner, beverage, etc.), ingredients, season
or occasion, and even by cooking technique (poach, roast, saute...).
You can also search for a specific dish. One particularly
nice extra allows you to organize your favorite Epicurious recipes
in your own online recipe file.
This site provides an extensive collection of recipes (almost 60,000
at present), searchable by keyword. You can also browse broad
food categories such as "desserts," narrow categories such as "brownies,"
recipes from various countries or ethnic groups, holiday recipes,
& even crafts and beauty products featuring food items.
Cookbook @ YUMYUM.com
An online cookbook geared to students without a lot of time or money
to spend on food. The recipes are divided into the categories:
Salad, Soup, Ground Beef, Chicken, Eggs, Fish, Pork & Lamb Chops,
Vegetables, Dips, Desserts, and Sandwiches & Snacks--and all
seem pretty easy to prepare.
You'll find a wealth of information on becoming a vegetarian here,
with topics including: foods that contain crucial vitamins &
minerals, composting & gardening, a searchable recipe index,
vegan philosophy, vegetarian events held around the country, and
a list of books and magazines on vegetarianism. Interactive
features include a "Grocery List Maker," "Weekly Meal Planner,"
& the "Nutritional Analysis Tool." A donation (you choose
the amount) is requested but not required when you access the interactive