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The Best Recipe Websites

Updated April 4, 2019 2.1k votes 693 voters 76.4k views44 items

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List of recipe websites and cooking resources and recipes online. Tired of the same old thing for dinner? Try out some of these recipe websites for new ideas for any occasion. Whether you are making a dessert or need a main course this list of top recipe websites can help you find just what you are looking for.

Search for recipes that contain the ingredients you want or don’t want, find tips and guides on how to do things like separating egg yolks from the whites, or how to roast a chicken. Need to stick to a special diet? Sites such as All offer a variety of menus for low fat, low sodium, low carbs and low calorie, to help you provide a healthier meal for friends and family. Some of these sites also offer shopping lists that will contain everything you will need to create whatever recipe/s you have chosen. You may even find a printable coupon or two to help save money while doing the shopping.

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They even offer recipes specifically for certain holidays, such as St. Patrick’s Day, Christmas, Cinco de Mayo and Valentine’s Day. Like using your crock pot or slow cooker for those busy days, or when it is just too hot to heat of the kitchen? These sites offer recipes for those too; you can even make a very delicious apple pie in your crock pot. Having a themed get together and need recipes, you can find recipes for BBQ’s, international foods and even recipes that will make the kids happy. If you find you like a certain site they also offer becoming a member where you can save your favorite recipes in an online recipe box, as well as create and save shopping lists.
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    This site has several different ways to search for recipes including by ingredients, just type in what you want (or don't want) in the recipe and if they have anything, it will come up.
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    This website offers literally thousands of interesting recipes, from appetizers to entrees to desserts. also features a forum for members to discuss their dishes.
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