Site for novice cooks, as well as anyone who wants quick and easy recipes. User can search by main ingredient, type of recipe, holiday or brand names such as Weight Watchers, Cooking Light or Betty Crocker. There is also a meal planner and cooking advice. Easy browsing by recipe type.
Cook up a storm with some of your favorite TV chefs! From grilling' and chilling' to wonderful weddings, you'll find great recipes from the 50 cooking shows on this network.
Curious about the history of food? Want to know what the people ate in ancient Greece? Consult the Food Timeline, created and maintained by the Morris County Public Library in New Jersey. You can also access the Culinary History Timeline from this site as well, which has more of an emphasis on menus and social mores.
Recipes arranged by cuisine, by ingredient, and by type or course, as well as comfort foods, just for kids, and seasonal meals. Information on nutrition and vegetarian basics are also included.
A relatively new home for one of the oldest recipe compilations on the Web. RecipeSource began life as SOAR (Searchable Online Archive of Recipes) in 1995, and has grown from 10,000 to over 70,000 recipes. Searchable or browsable by region or category (main dishes, etc.).
This database was created for wine professionals and wine lovers. The site is fully searchable, with information pertaining to wines worldwide from 1988 to the present and a database devoted to California wines from 1849-1999. The database is produced by the Sonoma County Wine Library and the archives, contributed by Charles Sullivan a noted California wine expert, hold over 30,000 citations and also boast other helpful links from the Sonoma County Wine Library site.
Local Wine Events
This site features ‘the world’s largest food and wine tasting events calendar.’ Browsable by location, date, or name of event, it also has classified advertisements and links for all sorts of wine and wine related products, tours, classes, clubs, publications, and job opportunities. Listed events include wine festivals, tastings, dinners, auctions, seminars, and lectures. There is an event submission form and a sign-up for e-mail notification of events in specific places.