It’s so sad to see another month pass us by! Mainly because
that means I am getting older but also because that means the end of another
featured website of the month. BUT to keep things positive, ending one month,
in life and in this website of the month series, means we get to look forward
to a new month, new activities, and of course a new featured website!
month of May, let’s wrap up and review the food site, My Recipes.
users just like you and me. Most of these user recipes do not have photos. The
other half of the recipes on this site are from popular food magazines like
Cooking Light, Southern Living and All You. Almost all of these recipes, from
the food magazines, have good magazine quality photos to accompany them.
all. This is a bit frustrating that this information is not consistently
provided since this can be a determining factor for many if they make a
particular recipe of not.
Yes and No
easy to follow directions but might be a little more labor intensive depending
on the recipe. While the user submitted recipes can be less intensive, they may
not be written as well as the professional recipes.
friendly. But if you are extremely budget conscience they have a whole
collection specifically of budget friendly recipes.
thousands. So anything you are looking for.
occasions with suggested recipes. There is also the capability to add recipes
to a menu and save that menu and recipes or print, you can also add additional ingredients
to your shopping list (which is broken down by grocery department).
such as Cooking Light, Food and Wine, Southern Living, and others as well as
submitted by members
account or not but cannot add recipes or create a menu without setting up an
account. With a membership you can also rate and review recipes, leave comments
or personal notes, save and organize your favorite recipes, and create a menu.
have only begun to scratch the surface of everything. One feature I love is
that when you register for this site you are asked for your zip code. This is because
once you register and submit your zip code the site will show you ingredients for
each recipe that are on sale at various stores in your area. This is very
helpful to save money and plan your weekly shopping trip. They also have an
uber cool feature, where you can type in ingredients in your panty and then the
site will pull up recipes that use these ingredients, so no more excuse as to
‘what can I make for dinner’!