Welcome to Home/Cooking. The purpose of this category, and its subcategories, is to provide a comprehensive directory of links to sites with recipes, or cooking contents.
If you are submitting a site offering items for sale, even if they are cooking, cookbook, or food related, please refer to the appropriate Shopping category.

If the site features recipes or articles pertaining to cooking, the url of that article or page may be submitted for review to the appropriate category of Home/Cooking.

Please DO NOT use ALL CAPS in submission titles or descriptions.
If you are unsure which category is appropriate for your submission, make your best guess.

Submit sites that contain collections of Appetizer recipes. If you''re submitting an individual recipe, submit it to the main Appetizer category.
This category contains sites for brand name food products which have recipes to share. Usually, the recipes will use one of the products as an ingredient. Sometimes the recipe will come from the packaging of the product. In this category, the name of the site is the name of the product, rather than the kind of food or cuisine. This enables users to locate a group of recipes by brand name.
This area lists recipe collections from Bed and Breakfasts.

Do not submit bed and breakfast lodging sites here.The B&B itself should be submitted to the appropriate Regional category.

Canning and Freezing is for sites or pages with canning or freezing recipes.
If your site has canning or freezing recipes, you may submit the page containing the recipes.

If you are selling canning or freezing equipment, please submit your site to the Shopping category.

Find links to sites which feature recipes or articles pertaining casseroles.

For quicker placement in the directory please follow these Submission Tips:

Title: Name of Site or Organization
Deeplinks should be titled: Source Name: Article Name
(e.g. Recipes.com: General Casserole Tips

Description: This describes the website and should note distinguishing features found on the site, such as specific recipes and other relevant information.

Welcome to Home/Cooking/Chats_and_Forums.

The purpose of this category is to provide a comprehensive directory of links to sites which are communities for cooking enthusiasts. These sites may be forums, chatrooms, wiki-style sites or any other form of community, as long as there is a strong emphasis on food and cooking in them and this is based around a community of some form..

If you are submitting a site offering items for sale, even if they are cooking, cookbook, or food related, please refer to the appropriate Shopping category.

Please do not submit a site if the majority of the site is made of adverts or affiliate links as these are against the dmoz submission guidelines.

All sites feature recipes using cheese. Sites about making cheese or descriptions of the world's cheeses go to Recreation/Food/Cheese. Sites selling cheeses go to Shopping/Food.
This category is for sites that feature a single chef, including sites related to television shows hosted by that chef.

This category is for sites that feature a single chef, including sites related to television shows hosted by that chef.

If your site offers recipes from a television program that features various chefs but no single chef host, please submit it to Home/Cooking/Recipe_Collections/Media_Recipes/Television. If your site features a personal chef offering services, please submit it to Business/Hospitality/Food_Service/Personal_Chefs.

Scientific name, theobroma cacao. Cocoa is made from the seed of the cacao tree flower, also known as cocoa beans. Commonly found forms are, unsweetened, semi-sweet, bittersweet, and milk chocolate.
Please submit sites that are about chocolate or contain a variety of recipes using chocolate. If you site is about a specific type of food calling for chocolate, such as cakes or candy, please submit to the category covering that type of food.
Do not submit here sites which sell dairy products. These sites should be submitted to the appropriate category in Shopping/Food.

This category is for pages or sites containing recipes using dairy products as the main ingredient.
This category is for recipes using eggs as a main ingredient.
Only pages or sites that list recipes featuring eggs as a main ingredient will be accepted.

If you are submitting a shopping site, look for the appropriate category within Shopping/Food.

Fish- An animal without legs which lives in water, using its tail to help it swim, and which breathes by taking oxygen from the water. Fish is also the flesh of these animals eaten as food. Seafood- Non-fish type creatures that live in water, to include oysters, eels, and shrimp. This area is for the listing of sites discussing fish and seafood or having recipes including them.
This area is for the listing of sites discussing fish and seafoods or having recipes on them.

Please ensure that the site you wish to submit pertains to this subject.

If the site you wish to submit to The Open Directory Project is selling books, food or kitchen wares please find the appropriate category in - Shopping or, Shopping/Food.

Thank you.

Contains recipes for all kinds of fondue, from cheese to vegetable to meat.
This category is for sites that pertain to food and recipes suitable for children of all ages.

Subcategories include toddlers, preschoolers, children helping in the kitchen and baby food.

The baby food section has two subsections, one for preparation and storage of baby food, also including food safety, the other one is for teething biscuits.
Sites may be submitted here which offer recipes for children of all ages.

Please find the appropriate subcategory if necessary. Subcategories include toddlers, preschoolers, children helping in the kitchen and baby food. The baby food section has two subsections, one for preparation and storage of baby food, also including food safety, the other one is for teething biscuits.

This is a recipe and informational category only.

Sites which address children and teenagers, about cooking, should be sent to Kids_and_Teens/Sports_and_Hobbies/Cooking

Send merchant sales sites to Shopping.
This area is for the listing of sites discussing fruits or vegetables or having recipes including them.
Please ensure that the site you wish to submit pertains to this subject. If the site you wish to submit to The Open Directory Project is selling books, food or kitchen wares please find the appropriate category in the Shopping categories. Thank you.
Fusion cooking is a way of combining ingredients rather than a method of cooking like microwaving or pressure cooking. Fusion mixes techniques, ingredients, and styles from diverse cuisines and countries to make tasty dishes. Often the key is to use easily available ingredients and to cleverly use them as substituted for the authentic ones.
Please only submit sites that offer recipes for gifts in a jar. Please submit sites that offer gifts in a jar for sale to Shopping/Food/Gifts/.
Only sites with multiple oat recipes will be listed. The site should focus on recipes using oats or oat products. You may submit the result of a search for oat recipes on a site, provided a URL exists that points directly to those results.
Herb - A seed-producing annual, biennial, or perennial that does not develop persistent woody tissue but dies down at the end of a growing season. Spice - Any of various aromatic vegetable products (as pepper or nutmeg)used to season or flavor foods.
Sites not concerned with herbs and spices should be submitted to a more appropriate category.

If the site you wish to submit is SELLING, please submit to Shopping/Food/Seasonings

Holiday recipes. For more holiday sites look at Society/Holidays.
Do not submit sites that primarily sell food products and/or recipes. All shopping sites should be submitted to Shopping/Holidays/Christmas.
Please submit only sites that have either recipes for, or recipes including jams, jellies, or preserves. If the site you wish to submit to The Open Directory Project is selling jams, jellies, or preserves please find the appropriate category in Shopping/Food.
Submissions for magazine sites that do not concern themselves mainly with food and drink will not be listed here; there are many other magazine categories in the directory that will provide suitable placement.
This category is for the listing of sites providing E-mail lists on cooking and recipes.
If the site you wish to submit does not pertain to cooking E-mail lists, please find a more appropriate category.
Recipes please.
This category lists pages and sites that provide information about using vegetarian meat substitutes to prepare dishes typically made with meat. It includes listings which provide general information about meat substitutes, recipes for making meat substitutes, and recipes which use substitutes in place of meat.
This category is for the listing of sites having recipes for the preparation and cooking of food in a microwave oven.
If the site you wish to submit does not pertain to this subject, microwave recipes, or if it is selling recipes, please find a more appropriate category to submit to.
This category is for recipe sites that focus on or feature a particular nut or seed. Sites should be those that are collections of recipes about a nut or seed, or, recipes that have the nut or seed in the name of the recipe. It is intended that the nut or seed be a major ingredient of the recipe. It is intended that this be a category that is useful for cooks who have acquired a lot of nuts or seeds, such as a gift, and now need to know about recipes that use a lot of the product. Do not place in this category recipes that use only an incidental amount of the nut or seed. Do not place sites in this category that are only sales sites. Sales sites should be placed in Shopping.
This area focuses on the selection, preparation, and cooking of Coconut, and recipes using Coconut in significant amounts. Please ensure that the site you wish to submit pertains to this subject. If the site you wish to submit to The Open Directory Project is selling books, food or kitchen wares please find the appropriate category in the Shopping categories. Thank you.
This category is for sites discussing or having recipes for outdoor type cooking.

This includes barbecue, open flame grilling, smoking, open and closed pit cooking, and tri-pod cooking.

This category is for sites discussing or having recipes for outdoor type cooking. Please see related links to find the most appropriate category for the site you wish to submit.

This area is not for sites offering to sell grills, pits, sauces and other related equipment or materials. Please find the appropriate category in Shopping/Home_and_Garden/Barbecues or Shopping/Food/Barbecue

Loads of pasta recipes including everything from low-fat selections to gourmet. A number of pasta manufactures have their recipes indexed, as well as hundreds of pasta recipes from many large online recipe data bases. A separate subcategory is available for those interested in vegetarian recipes.
Please submit only sites consisting of lasagna recipes. Sites containing Italian products for sale, should be listed under Shopping.
A pizza is an open pie made typically of flattened bread dough spread with a savory mixture usually including tomatoes and cheese and often other toppings and baked. It is also called pizza pie.
This category is for pizza recipe websites only.

DO NOT suggest restaurant websites here. Please go to Regional branch for pizzeria websites.

Pressure cooking is a cooking method which takes its name in the fact that food is cooked in an airtight utensil for quick cooking or preserving of foods by means of high-temperature steam under pressure. The utensil is called a pressure cooker, also referred to as a Presto from the name of a company who makes pressure cookers.
Sites submitted must present recipes. Do not submit Shopping or Wholesale sites here.
This category is for the listing of web sites having collections of recipes on the site.
If the site you wish to submit is selling cookbooks, please submit it to /Shopping/Publications/Books/Food_and_Drink/Cookbooks/

If it is selling recipes in some other format, please submit it to /Shopping/Publications/Books/Food_and_Drink/Cookbooks/Recipes/.
Cooking, kitchen, food preparation and storage safety issues containing information about common problems with foods, and ways to minimize them.
Sites which are primarily promotional in nature, and not significantly useful in making informed choices, can be found in the Business, Regional, or Shopping categories as appropriate.
Salad - A mixture of usually raw vegetables or cooked meats or pasta, eaten either as a separate dish or with other food. See each category for specific dishes as fruit, ham or chicken salads.
This area is for the listing of sites discussing salads or having recipes for them.

Please ensure that the site you wish to submit pertains to this subject.

If the site you wish to submit to The Open Directory Project is selling books, food or kitchen wares please find the appropriate category in - Shopping or, Shopping/Food.

Thank you.

This area is for the placement of sites having recipes for and discussing sandwiches and sandwich fillings.
This area is for the listing of sites discussing sandwiches and sandwich fillings or having recipes on them.

Please ensure that the site you wish to submit pertains to this subject.

If the site you wish to submit to The Open Directory Project is selling books, food or kitchen wares please find the appropriate category in - Shopping or Shopping/Food.

Thank you.

Categories in areas of the Open Directory Project offering online buying of food and cooking related products.
No sites will be listed in this category.
The crock-pot is a kitchen appliance used to cook foods slowly over a period of hours.
Please only submit sites that offer recipes cooked in a crock-pot or other brand of slow cooker, or other information about slow cookers. Please submit sites that offer slow cookers for sale to the appropriate Shopping category.
Snacks are small food items, sweet or savoury, eaten between or in lieu of meals.
Soup is a savoury liquid food that is made by boiling ingredients, such as meat, vegetables and beans in stock or hot water, until the flavor is extracted, forming a broth. A stew is a common food made of vegetables and meat in some sort of broth or sauce. The line between stew and soup is a fine one, but generally a stews ingredients are cut in larger pieces, and a stew is more likely to be eaten as a main course than as a starter.
This area is for the listing of sites discussing soup and stews or having recipes on them. In order for your site to become listed in this area, or its subcategories, it must contain unique content.

Sites must be in English. Non English sites should be submitted to a World category instead.

All sites in this category should contain recipes. Recipe sites in this category, and especially the subcategories, will usually be intended to help with a specific health condition. The site should indicate in the title or the text what that focus is, e.g. low salt, gluten-free, heart healthy, and so forth. Sites that focus on ethnic cuisines should go in the appropriate ethnic category in World Cuisines. Sites that focus on vegan or vegetarian diets should go in those respective categories. Sites that explain a medical condition and mention food preparation only in passing are better placed in Health.
Recipes submitted here can not be for sale. If you have recipes for sale please submit them in the appropriate section of the Directory, under Shopping.
Please submit sites related to cooking of and preparation of Spicy foods only. If the site is specific to a particular type of spicy food please find the most appropriate category, for instance: Salsa related information and recipes should be submitted here Home/Cooking/Condiments/Salsa/ Chili related sites should be submitted here: Home/Cooking/Chili/ Sites related specifically to peppers themselves should be submitted here: Home/Cooking/Fruits_and_Vegetables/Peppers/ Sites that offer online shopping for Hot Sauces and Packaged Spice Blends should be submitted to the most appropriate category of Shopping/Food/ Thank you for following these suggestions. Please consider that finding the most appropriate category for you submission will speed up the review process.
This category is for sites that have recipes that are specifically for taking to tailgating parties or on picnics.
This category is only for recipes. Merchant sales sites for picnic or tailgate food should be submitted to the appropriate category in Shopping/Food.
Sites that are primarily cooking techniques. How to cook and prepare food.
Sites that are primarily cooking techniques, how to cook and prepare food, may be submitted to this category. No sites selling information or services will be listed here.
Traditional vegetarian recipes and cooking tips for foods and meals which consist of grains, pasta, beans, vegetables, fruit can be placed in this category. Recipes which include meat, poultry, fish, or shellfish are not generally considered to be vegetarian.

This Vegetarian category can also include recipes which include animal products such as eggs, milk, cheese, and honey, and the like. These are considered acceptable to some vegetarians and is an eating pattern often referred to as "ovo-lacto vegetarian." Refer to the Vegan subcategory for eating patterns which are strictly limited to vegetable products, and exclude not only meat, poultry, fish, but also eggs, milk and dairy products, and insect products such as honey. In some parts of the world this eating pattern is referred to as "vegetarian" or "strictly vegetarian".

Sites accepted into this category may not list recipes including any product of animal origin. Excluded ingredients are any of the following: meat, fowl, fish, or any other animal; dairy products, eggs, honey; or any ingredient containing these products (including but not limited to gelatin, animal-derived broth or stock, Worcestershire sauce, oyster sauce). Recipes including these products will NOT be categorized as Vegan.

Sites that include recipes containing dairy products, eggs, and/or honey, but exclude the other products listed above, are considered Vegetarian and should be submitted to the Home:Recipes:Vegetarian category. For sites that do not meet the Vegetarian or Vegan requirements, please choose another category under Home:Recipes.

Weblogs about cooking, recipes and sharing the love of food. NOTE: These should be general not any kind of cooking niche or topic. Please submit blogs about a cooking topic (Italian cooking, baking or vegetarian recipes for example) to the existing categories in Home:Cooking.
Weblogs about cooking, recipes and sharing the love of food. Home cooks rather than chefs. Food bloggers/ foodies with weblogs. NOTE: These should be general not any kind of cooking niche or topic. Please submit blogs about a cooking topic (Italian cooking, baking or vegetarian recipes for example) to the existing categories in Home:Cooking.
This area of the directory is host to recipes which are shared by communities.
Please review the categories here and submit the listing to the most specific one you can find. E.G.: Chinese recipes should be submitted to Home/Cooking/World_Cuisines/Asian/Chinese
not to Home/Cooking/World_Cuisines/Asian/.

Sites submitted to incorrect categories will take longer to get listed in the directory.