Chef Alton Brown on adapting the recipe to the social media age

In a digital world, the recipe has transformed from a static set of instructions into a kind of open-source code which any cook and adjust or reformulate. Food Network’s Alton Brown proposes to embrace that trend to create a form of living recipe.

Recipe curator Gojee launches iOS, Android apps

Gojee has been using ingredient data to recommend recipes and track pantry staples on the web for a year. Now it’s final ready to make its service portable. Today it launched mobile apps for Android, the iPhone and the iPad.

A better recipe for digital cuisine

Digital recipes and cookbooks need to emulate the world of digital music. By creating a standard recipe format similar to the MP3, we could overcome the artificial barriers between cooking Websites, apps and our bookshelves. Only then could we be build truly comprehensive digital cooking libraries.

Why it’s impossible to build a digital recipe library

When you find that perfect recipe on the web, you want to hold on to it. We tested several recipe apps with the aim of creating a digital library of culinary masterpieces. But we discovered that while recipe aggregation tools are useful, they still fall short.

A very virtual Thanksgiving: Allrecipes has biggest traffic day ever

Lots of people logged on to the web to find holiday recipes for the United States holiday of Thanksgiving: Allrecipes.com said it had its biggest traffic day ever on Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving, with more than 6.8 million visits in that day alone.