I'm an amateur cook that looks for easy, proven recipes to make for my family. My review is written form tis perspective.
This website used to be a great and one I highly recommended to fiends. Unfortunately, updates over the past few years have made it frustratingly difficult to use - to the point where I (sadly!) will no longer use or recommend it.
Here are some reasons why:
1. The ability to search for recipes and sort by "User Ratings" or "# of reviews" was very helpful. This feature is now gone.
2. A search returns many erroneous results. For example, a search for "Bean Soup" or "Beef Stew" returns a long list of results many of which have nothing to so with the search term ... or may have one erroneous ingredient that contains "Beef" or "Beans".
3. I used to save and categorize my favorite recipes in a simple "Windows Explorer" folder-structure type interface. While it may not have been elegant, it was very user friendly. With their move to photo-like interface several years ago, I now have to scroll through pages upon pages to find anything useful... plus they have done away with hat was... (Read the full review)