Making Food At The Click Of Your Mouse. Most of us dont even spend money buying cookbooks anymore because anything that you could want is available at the click of a button. We are no longer limited to cooking the food we grew up, with the availability of so many dishes to try on the Internet; we can cook up a different meal everyday or pull out special compilations for dinner parties and theme parties as well.
Christmas dinner this year was so easy, all I had to do was log on to the Internet, browse a few websites, and choose the dishes I wanted to make, I had choices of all kinds of meat and poultry, dessert ideas, ideas for starters, and even suggestions for drinks to serve. All I did was print the ones I want and I was off to the market and then to the kitchen to serve a yummy spread.
When you log on to a cooking site you will find details for appetizers, ideas for making bread in your bread machine, baby food recipes, barbeque and barbeque sauce mixes, beverage mixes including desserts, coffee, and hot chocolate, how to make pages for biscotti and bisques, bread and breakfast ideas, and quick tips and ideas for many other categories.
You can also search for recipes by what they contain: beef, chicken, lamb, salad, soup, seafood, or dessert.
These often come with the list of ingredients required at the top and precise directions following, including timings and heat settings for the oven and other machines.
Other great features of these comprehensive cookery web
sites are the tags that are applied to each entry, so that you can see what the entry contains at a glance. All you need to do is click on the required category and get to know the details of making different dishes.
One of the best parts about looking for and using information from the Internet is that its very easy to bookmark sites and refer to them for later use, or to cut and copy the information into a word document and print them out for your own collection. You can even visit free websites for a downloadable cookbook in which to store all your recipes on your computer.
The comments section after each entry allows you to read comments from other chefs who have made the same dishes, and learn what went well and what didnt work, you can also find time saving tips and substitution ideas in this section as well.
A majority of the famous chefs now have their recipes posted online and in searchable directories, this includes famous chefs like Niglella Lawson and Jamie Oliver, along with a whole host of other personalities. Many housewives and cooks also like to share their knowledge by posting their favorite dishes and tricks on food and cookery websites for other readers to try and use.
by: Doherty Williams