The Not So Original Sloppy Joe
of green beans 4 cups vinegar (interesting as this is the same amount of vinegar used for double the amount of green beans in the other recipe) 2 cloves of garlic and 4 heads of dill? (For half the amount of beans this recipe should call for 8 heads of dill and at least 4 cloves of garlic.) Heres another question for you - exactly what are these Dilled Green Beans supposed to taste like? Where can you find a reliable recipe? Red Velvet Cake is another online recipe search disaster waiting to happen. There are over 750000 Google results for a search of "Red Velvet Cake Recipe". Now take a close look at these recipes. You will see Red Velvet Cake recipes that include in their ingredients 2 heaping teaspoons of cocoa to recipes that call for no cocoa at all.
Many people share their favorite recipes online via blogs or websites and often upload photos of their vegan meals and food to accompany the recipe. Another way which many people prefer to get their recipes is by purchasing a vegan recipe e-book. Why do many choose this option when they could get free recipes elsewhere? There are many advantages to downloading recipe e-books which are: 1. You can download them onto your iPad smart phone or tablet and carry your small device into the supermarket when you are doing your shopping. This means that you will not have to write a recipe list ever again! 2. Vegan e-books are created by professional vegan chefs are proofread and the recipes within are absolutely amazing! 3. Photos generally accommodate each recipe so you will know beforehand exactly what you are making! 4. Never lose a recipe that youve written down again! 5. The recipes are tried and tested 6. Many people nowadays prefer to store their recipes on their iPad smart phone laptop or tablet rather than on scraps of paper or an actual folder (its a modern trend in this electronic society!). In the past wives and mothers traded their secret recipes met together for recipe swaps and jotted down their recipes by hand onto a small piece of paper which would soon be added to their recipe collection.
Many sites are recommending the same key original sources (recipe hackers) of the imitation or copycats recipes and in my experience this is usually a good hint as a reasonable place to start. Why? There is always someone who highlights their experience and discovery of things that have had impact on their life with how and why they did it. Many times they get even further into it and begin marketing their efforts to generate some additional income. It may be the result of a friend or family member that cheers them on but if it is done well and the quality is there it often times catches enough attention to make it worth the while.
Food is a big part of our lives and recipes are a natural page element for scrapbooks. Think about creating a recipe album as craft project or add a recipe to your next page layout. Be a part of latest scrapbooking trend and pull out your recipe cards. People who love to cook and Im one of them are always on the lookout for recipes. We clip them from magazines troll the Internet and keeping buying cookbooks. Tantalizing recipes always seem to be calling us. Relatives and friends have asked me for recipes and I share them willingly. Chinese almond cookies are one of my best recipes. A friend gave me the recipe years ago and I modified it to suit my tastes. From the first bite to the last crumb these cookies are a winner. My grandson thinks they are so good I could sell them at street fairs. Your favorite recipes could become a welcome gift. Answer these questions before you get started. Are you going to share general recipes or limit choices to one category? Choose recipes that represent you such as homemade yeast and quick breads. Think of the gift recipient as well. A friend who doesnt bake wont appreciate cookie recipes for example. On the other hand this same friend may appreciate five-ingredient recipes. How many will you share? One Christmas I made cookbooks for relatives. The collection came from Nanas recipe boxes. I printed out the recipes on holiday stationery put them in plastic sleeves assembled them in three-ring binders and put Nanas photo on the cover. Since this was a labor intensive process I limited the number to 25. You may also want to include a photo with each recipe. What printing method will you use? You may put recipes on 3" x 5" cards or enter them in your computer and print them out on 8 1/2" x 11" paper. The file card method requires handwriting whereas the computer method allows you to create multiple gifts.