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2009-06-15 07:00:00

New Video-Based Website Allows Users to Browse, Post and Comment on Downloadable Recipes CERRITOS, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cookbooks taking over the kitchen? Not enough selection on the tube? Finding recipe websites a snooze? Cooking-Hits.com is a new recipe-sharing website featuring instructional videos, uploaded by "real people" that make cooking the way it should be: fun and easy. Launching today, Cooking-Hits.com is an interactive, informative and entertaining website devoted to...

2009-02-17 14:20:00

A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that over the past 70 years, nearly 40 percent of cookbook recipes showed an increase of around 75 calories per serving for nearly every recipe reviewed, the Associated Press reported. The trend extended to several different cookbooks, but it focused on American kitchen icon "Joy of Cooking," first published during the 1930s and regularly updated with new editions since then, most recently in 2006. Cornell University marketing...

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