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Convert Me

Easy conversion of weights and measures.

Cook's Thesaurus

An encyclopedia of cooking .


Federal food safety information.

Still Tasty: Your Ultimate Shelf Life Guide

Useful site gives information on shelf-life and best means of storage for all types of food. Easy to use and complete.

Food & Recipes


Comprehensive site with Special Diet, World Cuisine, Holiday, and more. Well-organized and easy to use.


Interactive food trends/entertainment. Videos, recipes, and discussions on food-related topics. Content is free, with free membership for interactivity.

Cooking Light

Magazine website. Healthy food recipes and instructional videos. All content (except magazine subscription) is free. Subscription not required.


A trendy meal planning and delivery site. Recipes and videos accessible with free membership.

Eating Well

Magazine website devoted to healthy eating. Good recipes including vegan, gluten free,diabetic, and more.


Food community with extensive recipe, menu, article, cookbook, and video collections. Partners with Bon Appetit and (the now defunct) Gourmet magazines.  Content is free and available, but free membership required for interactivity, plus extra features such as recipe box.

Food Network

Website of  the TV network and magazine. Free access to recipes, instructional videos, current year’s episodes of shows featuring Food Network chefs: Ina Garten, Rachael Ray, Giada, the Neelys, and more. Free membership for interactivity and more content.

Food & Wine

Website of magazine. Free access to recipes, instructional cooking videos, ratings & reviews, pairing of food, wine, and spirits. Free membership for interactivity separate from magazine subscription.

Genius Kitchen

Social media website with recipes contributed by the public as well as celebrity chefs.

Good Housekeeping

Food page of the magazine website. Recipes and articles.


Designed by then-grad student Leanne Brown as a resource for families on food stamps. Brown ensured that families in need would have access to her book “Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day” by posting it online as a free PDF.


Follows current trends in cooking, baking, and healthy living. Includes recipes, meal planning, instructional videos, product reviews, and kitchen design.

Martha Stewart Living

The online presence of the popular TV shows/magazine. The food page has many recipes and videos.

Milk Street

Recipes inspired by world cuisine using easy to find ingredients and streamlined techniques. Podcasts on world cuisine.

My Recipes

Easy recipes with plentiful information. Includes sections on Healthy Recipes, World Cuisine, and Special Diets including Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Low Carb, and more.

PBS Food

Recipes, videos, and articles from public television. Blogs and TV shows.

Real Simple

Articles, recipes, instructional videos, and a food blog from the magazine. Free membership for interactivity.

Recipe Source

Compendium of recipes collected and shared with an emphasis on regional, ethnic, and international cuisines. Large and idiosyncratic collection includes everything from cat treats to medieval recipes.

Spark Recipes

Recipe page of a health/diet/fitness community. Free access to recipes and videos. Free membership for interactivity, customized diet plans, and other content.

Vegetarian Times

Magazine website. Large collection of recipes, videos, and information on vegetarian and vegan diets.

VegKitchen with Nava Atlas

Recipes, videos, information and tips on vegetarian and vegan lifestyle. Material on vegetarian kids and teens.


Recipes and information of vegetarian and vegan lifestyle. Free membership for interactivity.


Last updated August 14, 2018