Everyone has to eat, but it’s easy to fall into a routine—creating the same meals over and over simply because they are comfortable or easy. Does your menu need a little variety or creative inspiration? Technology offers an easy solution—Recipe-sharing websites! Recipe-sharing websites are becoming popular ways to browse, post, and share recipes quickly and easily, and technology advancements such as tablet computers and smartphones make these powerful resources available at your fingertips. No need to own countless cookbooks and old, unorganized recipe boxes!
These four recipe-sharing websites are among the most popular and effective.
Foodily—the winner of the Best Search Engine New Media Award, Foodily offers a one-stop recipe source to find new recipes, post your favorites, and view others recipe favorites as well. Foodily is a search engine, recipe box, shopping list creator, social media link, and blog post all in one; you can search popular recipes, store your favorites, share via Facebook or twitter, subscribe to recipes feeds, and even browse recipes of top-chefs and stars. Foodily also has a smartphone app that allows this information to be delivered via daily feed to your electronic device.
Punchfork—gathers recipes specifically from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Punchfork’s emphasis is on food and recipe trends–gathering these recipes and ranking them based on online popularity. You can search, browse, or organize these recipes into your own recipe boxes, and each includes a link to the original post of each recipe. Create a Punchfork account for free or link to an existing social media account.
Gojee—if you are interested in popular recipes and recipe trends, then Gojee may be the site for you. Similar to Punchfork, Gojee highlights Blog post recipes only, while Punchfork highlights social media recipes. Gojee also offers the opportunity to search, browse, or share recipes that have been discussed via blog post. Join the Gojee community for free or link to your existing Facebook or Twitter account.
Tastyplanner—offers a free account where you can search, organize, comment and rate recipes, as well as view comments, ratings, and suggestions from other members. You can create custom shopping lists, download a widget to update you of new recipe posts automatically, and even read blog posts of highlighted recipes, ingredients, or food-related topics. Tastyplanner also offers the ability to search for specialty food recipes such as gluten-free or allergy-friendly recipes.
Whatever your food preferences, you are sure to find some inspiration on any of these recipe-sharing websites. Foodily, Punchfork, Gojee, and Tastyplanner can help you create fast, healthy, simple recipes guaranteed to please your family and be easy on your wallet.
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