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Nov 13, 2007 05:07 PM

What the heck happened to Google recipe search?

Not sure if you use Google to search for recipes as often as I do, but they recently added-- then inexplicably took away-- a cool new interactive search. About a week ago, if you typed RECIPES into Google search, you'd get pull-down menus asking you what kind of cuisine and daypart you were searching.

Does anyone have any idea why it's gone?

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  1. I just tried it and it still works. I typed in Challah recipe. Recipe seems to be the key to getting the pulldown menu.

    1. I've also used this site: Not affiliated with Google, but still a good search mechanism.

      I've never seen the pull-down menus asking what type of cuisine you're looking for - maybe it's browser-specific? (I'm on IE6+ at both work and home.)

      1. If you type in just the word "recipe", you will get the drop down. Anything else seems to be hit or miss if Google recognizes it as a recipe search.