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Kinnexa Dec 25, 2008 04:20 PM

I just discovered this site and I could surf it for hours...unfortunately about half that time is waiting for the $#%^@&*^!! pages to load. Is it just my elderly computer/backwoods cheap phone lines, or has anyone else had a similar maddening problem?

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    jarona Dec 26, 2008 05:26 AM

    No. I think the site is horrific. There are times that I want to get a Barefoot Contessa or Tyler Florence recipe and I have to wait forever for the page to load--it's awful. The old FN site was much better.
    So....you are not alone!

    1. puppymomma Dec 26, 2008 04:32 PM

      I think their site is terrible. I have a brand new pc with lots of RAM, and I can't stand their site still.


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      1. re: puppymomma
        AHan Dec 27, 2008 05:57 AM

        I've got an 8 year old computer, short on RAM. The problem is site traffic, your super amazing fantastic computing machine has nothing to do with it. Most of the time the site loads fine. Actual content quality is another matter.

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        dolores Dec 27, 2008 02:24 AM

        You're not alone, Kinnexa, their new site is awful.

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          mpalmer6c Dec 27, 2008 11:06 AM

          Agreed. For some reason they set out to destroy their web site and have succeeded.
          I rarely watch any more. It's too difficult to find the schedule, and printed versions of recipes.

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            tkinche106 May 27, 2009 08:56 AM

            How can these chef "stars" put up with a network website that just does NOT work???
            This has been going on way to long. Some food network executive should be fired.
            It is not only slow but today it just kicks you off the page when attempting to get a recipe.
            I will no longer use it OR purchase these stars cookbooks.

            1. dave_c May 27, 2009 09:26 AM

              Foodnetwork (red color theme) and previously FoodTV (orange color theme)... has always been a very slow website which I found very unfriendly and frustrating for surfing and browsing.

              The only time I really use foodnetwork is when I know a specific recipe (from good eats) or host (alton brown).

              1. FoodChic May 27, 2009 05:29 PM

                You are not alone! I have new computers and get the same exact issue!

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