Killer Recipe Site
- 1CrispyDude Apr 26, 2002 09:55 AM
Over 70,000 recipies in an easy access format. For when you feel like chowhounding at home.
Generally, I agree- I love recipesource.com (which was previously soar.berkeley.edu.) for the sheer variety of recipes and the ability to search by ingredient, cuisine, meal, etc. However, it's good to keep in mind that at the recipes there are submitted by users, and thus subject to human error, which means that sometimes proportions and directions can be incorrect, or missing steps. And there is a certain hit-or-miss factor with the recipes there- there's gold in them thar hills but there's also a lot of ugly rocks.
I tend to use the site as a basis for inspiration, and feel free to adapt the recipes pretty loosely. And I'm generally the kind of person who always follows the recipe to the letter the first time, and then riffs on on subsequent preparations. I'm also not afraid to toss a recipesource concoction if needed. Last week I got a recipe for a beer based sauce for trout and it was HORRIBLE. Luckily, I realized it before I put it on the fish and promptly tossed it.