Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about RecipeSource
We get far more e-mail than we can individually answer every day, so we've
taken the questions we get asked the most and put answers to them here.
Please check to see if your question is answered here before you mail us.
If you've got a question about food or cooking, try asking on
Food and Cooking Q&A from
StackExchange, where many more people, including some
professionals, will be able to see it and try to help you.
If you can't find the answer to a question about our site here, you can
e-mail recipes @ recipesource.com
and ask us. Please remember that answering questions about the site is something our volunteers do in their spare time, so be patient and don't expect us
to be able to answer right away.
Perhaps. Try using our search engine
or looking through
our wide range of categories.
If it's not on the web site, we probably don't have it. In that case, try
tips from Mimi's Cyber-Kitchen.
Someone has enabled a content rating service on your computer or
Internet access service and set it to a level which denies access to
RecipeSource. For more information on how RecipeSource is rated,
see our ratings information page.
For more information on the content rating service on
your computer, you'll have to ask the person who set it up.
Sure - we have no objection to it, and many people do so. If you're
having problems, then you'll need to get someone to help you with
your computer or browser - we have no control over how they save
or print files.
Sorry - but we just don't have the time - we have put thousands of hours
into making them available on the web where everyone can access them
directly - if you want a recipe from us, you can easily get it from
the website much faster than mailing us.
Nope. While we'd love to be able to help, we're not qualified nutrionists
or medical professionals of any sort. (We are actually
just a bunch of people who enjoy cooking and computers and helping
others, and find this is a fun way to do it. The closest thing we
have to a medical professional on staff is a former dental assistant
who will happily advise you to always brush and floss after each
meal, but that's as far as we can go.)
We don't object to using some of the recipes from our site in your
publication, however we do object to taking the entire site or
large portions of it and passing it off as your own work. In
addition, many of our recipes list the original sources, which
you should contact for copyright permissions. If you do decide
to include recipes from our site, we would appreciate an
We aren't qualified to answer questions on food storage, and wouldn't want
to risk giving out incorrect information that may lead to someone getting food
poisoning. We recommend you check the U.S. Government Food Safety Information
These are two of the most popular programs for people to use to
store & organize their recipes on their home computer. MasterCook
also includes features like nutritional analysis and menu planning.
When you see a recipe is “Exported from” MasterCook or MealMaster, it
just means the person who submitted it used that program to format it.