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Where to Find the Best Home Cooking Recipes

Updated on April 16, 2012

Whether you are a mom, a newly wed or a teen who is just looking to find delicious home cooked recipes, you may be wondering where the best place is to hunt them down. There are many places online now where you can go and find the best in home cooking recipes just like your grandma used to make. But you need to be careful with some of these sites.

One of the places I like to go is called cooks.com. One thing I have found though is that before you grab all the ingredients and get cooking, you need to scroll down and read the comments on each. Many times people will post something and there are missing ingredients. I have tried making a homemade white cake from one recipe, only to find out that it fell flat due to missing baking soda and having too much of something else. The last thing you want to do is waste ingredients and have to spend more money restocking your fridge and cupboard.

Keeping It Simple

While many people do not think that these recipes would ever be in the same league as some that you can find in books by top chefs around the world, these are an excellent source for those who are just getting started cooking or want something that is simple and affordable. While some of those dishes you may see the professional chefs making do look incredibly tasty, many of them also require ingredients that the average home cook would not keep in their pantry.

The Best Home Cooking Recipes Come From Family

One of the best dishes I have ever made has come from an old recipe that a friend of mine got from her grandmother. This goes to show you that no matter where you may go to hunt down recipes, the best dishes more often than not come right from your own family or friends and taste the best because they have been adapted and perfected with love.

That is the essence of home cooking as opposed to restaurant quality cooking; it is made with love and caring about feeding those who fill your life with goodness. Think about all of the things they enjoy, learn a few basics of cooking to know what goes together with what and whip up something new for your family and friends today.

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    • ebookshack profile imageAUTHOR

      Melanie Bremner 

      7 years ago from Canada

      thanks for the kind words and the vote Christine much appreciated. Maybe I will have to grab the link from you for that cake recipe, I am still looking for a good one. Enjoy your day.

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      Christine P Ann 

      7 years ago from Australia

      I agree, the very best recipes are ones from my mothers and grandmothers recipe files, they are usually foolproof and delicious to boot. I had been using packet cake mixes for some time until the other day I made one from scratch from mums recipes and wow! the taste was amazing. Thanks for your hub I vote up and awesome :)

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