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Looking for simple and tasty or exotic and quick or haute cuisine but aren’t sure which are the best places to search for them? Here is a list of the top (well maybe not the ultimate collection but definitely one of the better ones) places on the web for food-connoisseurs, family cooking and hunger-driven lazy cooks.

The thing that stands out about these recipe websites is the fact that all featured recipes are tried and tested and allow for user commenting/reviewing, so you can be assured of the quality of the recipe. Enjoy!

Top 5: Recipe Websites (again in no particular order)

(1) GroupRecipes
Almost 100% user-contributed recipe website that does an excellent job at making huge recipe database easy to digest and browse through. Browse by flavors (spicy, sour, chilly…), images, ingredients (whats in your fridge), popularity, menus, users, and tagcloud.

(2) SimplyRecipes
A wonderful recipe-based food blog where all recipes have been personally tested by either the blogger, her family/friends. Browse recipes by primary ingredients (chicken, seafood, meat…), meal course (breakfast, desert…), diet type (veg., low carb…). The quality of the recipes is reflected in the number of subscribers (over 230k!)

(3) 101CookBooks
This one is for the foodies…the people who love to eat food with their eyes and would like a short intro for each of the recipes. Basically, another excellent recipe-based food blog (2006 food blog winner) where readers can feel a nice personal bond with the blogger through her writing style (a short personal and technical history for each recipe) along with beautiful imagery. Lets you browse recipes by type (appetizers, baked good, mains, etc.)

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(4) AllRecipes
Over 40,000 recipes along with complementary extras i.e. nutritional content, user rating and an interesting meal accompaniment tool that lets you search for accompaniments such as side dish/desert/… to this recipe. Other features include recipe videos and related food guides such as healthy eating etc. (Note: website navigation is slightly confusing).

(5) Chow
Apart from recipes gives other foodie related information such as food events, user stories etc. Simply yet efficient recipe browsing method where users can browse through recipes by sides, mains, sweet and drink. Plus insightful video section which gives a good selection of videos on cooking and food etiquette howto’s.

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  2. Anz
    January 21, 2010 at 3:59 am

    See some excellent recipes here

    http://nestle-family.com/our-kitchen/english/

  3. James
    January 7, 2010 at 1:14 am

    Nice list. I also found a collection of sites highlighting top 3 recipes within different categories; soups, salads, drinks and desserts - http://www.top3soups.com, http://www.top3salads.com, http://www.top3drinks.com and http://www.top3desserts.com. It seems that the lists are small for the moment, but I guess people will make them bigger.

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  6. Ben
    January 9, 2009 at 12:12 am

    Great collection of recipe sites. A rather new site to check out: RecipeKey.com

  7. gale
    November 28, 2008 at 10:40 pm

    hello!...useful recipes!!!

  8. cicurug
    November 5, 2008 at 2:03 am

    useful recipes. Thanks for all sites listed.
    blog.cicurug.com

  9. Mike
    October 21, 2008 at 3:02 am

    I really prefer more to use Foodnetwork sites. By the way, there are great drink recipes sites out there, like drinkolic.com

  10. Scott Ballantyne
    May 6, 2008 at 12:42 am

    Hey, you should check out Reci-P.com . it is a new recipe website that uses social bookmarking to aggregate recipes from the web. Then, using artificial intelligence, it figures out what is the important part of the page, and saves that on the site. give it a try.

  11. origamifreak
    March 5, 2008 at 6:14 am

    The actual hyperlink on the epicurious text in the article points to recipezaar. Here is the url for epicurious: http://www.epicurious.com

    • Aibek
      March 5, 2008 at 7:55 am

      Thank you, I have corrected it.

  12. BB
    February 28, 2008 at 5:05 pm

    I like ifood.tv. They have more ethnic and international cuisines.

  13. Janet Thurner
    February 14, 2008 at 11:55 pm

    I like eatnation.com for user contributed recipes, photos, videos, menus....

  14. Jen
    January 24, 2008 at 5:12 am

    I like recipezaar.com.

    • origamifreak
      March 5, 2008 at 7:09 pm

      Over there we're discussing the sites mentioned here...

      • origamifreak
        March 5, 2008 at 7:12 pm

        Here's the thread: recipezaar.com/bb/viewtopic.zsp?t=251533

  15. Maria
    December 26, 2007 at 12:45 pm

    Great sites; useful recipes. Thanks for all sites listed.

    maria

  16. dottie
    September 5, 2007 at 12:06 pm

    Taste of Home is another great recipe site. It has a good search feature in which you indicate what ingredients you would like in a recipe and it comes up with a recipe for you. Have some sour cream, pasta, gravy and leftover chicken, but need a recipe? TOH will give you one!

  17. Aibek
    July 27, 2007 at 2:57 pm

    enjoy

  18. bandung
    July 27, 2007 at 8:00 am

    very helpful, thanks.

  19. Rado
    July 19, 2007 at 5:29 pm

    Sounds like fun.
    I will check these sites, thanks!

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