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January
21

Cooking up a storm with Bing Recipes

After watching Julie and Julia I think everyone might have a little bit of Julia Child inside of them somewhere (even Stefan…who would’ve thought he had an apron with his name on it).  So when you find yourself looking for that new recipe to whip up for dinner or your next cocktail party, Bing makes it easier by providing cooking recipes and details in our new detailed recipe results. 

Bing pulls from a number of popular recipe websites (delish.com, MyRecipes.com, epicurious.com, etc.) to bring you correlating recipes that you can sift through by holiday, meals, ratings, and my personal favorite, convenience (with a 10 month old at home, quick is key) and much more.

 

Stefan and I sat down the other day to dive in deep on how you can use this new feature and to figure out what he should make for dinner since the weather has been so nice:

Whether you’re planning dinner tonight or getting an early start on planning your Super Bowl menu, we hope our  new recipe feature comes in handy.

Kristin Meldahl  - Bing

Other posts of interest:

New recipe feature on Bing crawls MSN’s Delish.com

 

*In response to a few of your comments...if you are not seeing the recipe results, try adding the word "recipe" to the end of your search query.

Comments

  • Hm, thinking i am going to start wearing apron to my office as well.

    Nice feature (recepies, not apron)

  • Its a cool feature, but doesn't it deprive those recipe sites of potential visitors? I mean, if i can get all the recipe information right there why would I click to visit their site?

  • Thank you for good information

  • How do you decide the sites from which to pull the recipes? Is there any way to "submit" sites to that list? I run a website - <a href="http://chefinyou.com">chefinyou.com</a> - which has very relevant information.

  • Adding to Karthik's question above, how can I submit my recipe website to the engine?  It has 5,000+ recipes that would be a great addition to the Bing recipe search.  Thanks!

  • I look forward to testing several recipes.  I would also like to offer posting on my store www.smallappliances4u.com

    Check out the site please I am searching for input on how to promote and looking for partner links.

  • Do you have a comprehensive running list of sources for your recipes? I imagine that most people have certain go-to sites for recipes, and it would behoove you to make your list public so that users know they can find their favorite sites' recipes through Bing's search. Personally, I love the idea of this feature, but I want to know all the possible recipe sources before utilizing this feature. And I definitely won't recommend it my many cooking-inclined friends until I know what all the sources are.