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Oct 6, 2008 08:00 AM

Online recipes/websites you trust

For those that cook...where do you find your recipes online? I like to read reviews by people, but you never know what their background chef boyardee their version of gourmet? their reviews really aren't valid in my book. I did not know if there were other websites where true foodies go in search of great recipes. I get Bon Appetite and Gourmet mags, but I was looking for something online.

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  1. My favorite is, which archives recipes from both those magazines, as well as some other sources. Good restaurant reviews, and they've rarely steered me wrong. The other place I like are the forums for America's Test Kitchens....and here, of course.

    1. I agree with epicurious as well. I prob. get most of my recipes from that site. I also use all recipes and sometimes food network as well. ATk is good, but the free recipes are limited. I like to use sites that are rated by readers, which will give tips and likes and dislikes of the recipe---and of course here.

      1. Epicurious is a good site as is, but the most consistently good recipes, IMHO, is (but you have to pay a monthly fee for the premium recipes).

        1. This website, Chowhound, has given me some excellent recipes over the past 3 years--epicurious also is a trusted source for me. and are also trusted sources for me, and has a "tried and true favorites" list which has given us some great "keepers."

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          1. re: Val

   is my go-to every day! (as is chowhound). But I must confess, I get more recipes from finerkitchens and more advice from chowhound.

          2. More links:
   One post in that thread has a treasure trove of sites.

            Another one that's handy: