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Cooking Site Food52 Raises $2 Million from Lerer Ventures and Others

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Ms. Hesser and Ms. Stubbs Former New York Times food editor Amanda Hesser made a media splash a few years ago with the launch of a crowdsourced home-cooking site called Food52. Started with Merrill Stubs, who co-authored The Essential New York Times Cookbook with Ms. Hesser, Food52 has become a household name for...
Cooking Site Food52 Raises $2 Million from Lerer Ventures and Others
Pinterest acquires Punchfork, the social site for recipes, meals, and gorgeous photos of food

Food search site NutritionRank aims to quantify healthy eating

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The folks over at iFood.tv are no longer just proffering up cooking videos and recipes. They’ve decided to tackle the huge and crowded market for online nutritional data. iFood.tv founders Alok Ranjan and Vikrant Mathur have launched a nutritional search engine and database called NutritionRank with the rather ambitious goal...
Food search site NutritionRank aims to quantify healthy eating

Nomiku's immersion circulator makes sous vide cooking available to the masses, we go hands-on

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If you've ever spent time watching Iron Chef or other cooking shows, odds are you've heard of the term sous vide and know the wonders of cooking with immersion circulators. For those not in the know, an immersion circulator cooks food in a water bath at a precise (to...
Nomiku's immersion circulator makes sous vide cooking available to the masses, we go hands-on
"Github for recipes" brings open source into the kitchen
Panna, A Video-Based Cooking "Magazine" For iOS, Raises $1.35 Million
Panna's digital magazine delivers world famous chefs into your kitchen

Evernote launches Evernote Food on Android, continuing its cross-platform push

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Following the successful release of Evernote Hello for Android, the Evernote team is back to launch Evernote Food for Android today, the much desired foodie app that was previously only available to iOS users. Users on both platforms can now capture, remember and share all their food experiences in Evernote’s elegantly designed UI. More specifically,...
Evernote launches Evernote Food on Android, continuing its cross-platform push

Cookery TV is dead. Long live Web TV for food lovers who shop at Waitrose

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Food porn for the masses via Waitrose is set to arrive on a tablet, laptop or computer near you this Autumn as the retailer is working together with Red Bee Media to create Waitrose TV. The plan is to provide content to inspire home cooks with 6 different channels of...
Cookery TV is dead. Long live Web TV for food lovers who shop at Waitrose

Thanksgiving isn't just big for m-commerce; it's big for m-cooking as well

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As you might expect, Thanksgiving is a huge event for Allrecipes.com, the web’s leading community cooking portal. In the 24 hours before Turkey Day commenced, cooks visited its site 7.9 million times searching for sweet potato casserole recipes and watching instructional videos on how to brine large fowl. But what’s...
Thanksgiving isn't just big for m-commerce; it's big for m-cooking as well

3 apps to help you avoid a Thanksgiving dinner disaster

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It’s 5 PM on Thanksgiving day and your guests are sitting down at the table, and suddenly you wonder, “Why is the turkey still a pale, sickly color after three hours of roasting?” You’re also pretty sure the sweet potatoes shouldn’t be turning black, and you’re starting to think the...
3 apps to help you avoid a Thanksgiving dinner disaster

Allrecipes: Smartphones, online video becoming vital kitchen tools

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The first cooking implements home cooks are turning toward aren’t sauté pans or whisks; they’re smartphones, how-to video sites and other digital cooking resources, according to community recipe portal Allrecipes.com. In its Measuring Cup online poll, the cooking site found that 35 percent of online cooks used smartphones to look...
Allrecipes: Smartphones, online video becoming vital kitchen tools

Pinterest Acquires And Will Shut Down Recipe Discovery Site Punchfork

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Pinterest has just made its first acquisition – the two year and a half year old recipe discovery and sharing site Punchfork. Rather than operate it independently, Punchfork will continue to run shortly but then its site, API, and mobile apps will be shut down so its one-man team can focus on...
Pinterest Acquires And Will Shut Down Recipe Discovery Site Punchfork

Notes and queries: Why don't you get vegetables in restaurants in France?

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Plus: Why do daffodils always face the lawn? How do motorway time/distance prediction signs work?Why is it that though French markets groan with fantastic vegetables, they rarely appear on restaurant plates?I have also experienced the lack, or poor quality, of vegetables served in French restaurants and have noticed the same...
Notes and queries: Why don't you get vegetables in restaurants in France?
Funding Daily: Small potatoes or magic beans?
Hello Fresh reignites the art of cooking for Web 2.0

Culination Is A Virtual Cookbook That Will Force You To Eat Healthier

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Caen Contee learned how to cook from his mother. As a young boy, just seven years old, he watched her prepare breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day from their home kitchen in Brazil for a squad of family members.  "That really was the beginning seed for me of not only starting...
Culination Is A Virtual Cookbook That Will Force You To Eat Healthier

ZipList's Everywhere Recipe Box Lures 1 Million Cooks

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When ZipList launched its digital grocery list and recipe clipping service in 2010, it dreamed of becoming the premier destination Website for home cooks. But those dreams were quickly dashed. CEO and founder Geoff Allen said ZipList not only had to face off against a growing number of recipe...
ZipList's Everywhere Recipe Box Lures 1 Million Cooks

Pinterest acquires year-old recipe sharer Punchfork to beef up foodie appeal, will shutter site

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Pinterest has announced it has acquired the home cooking startup Punchfork. As a result of this deal, Punchfork will soon be shuttered, along with its API and mobile apps. In a statement to the Punchfork community, CEO Jeff Miller said that since its launch in January 2011, the company’s mission...
Pinterest acquires year-old recipe sharer Punchfork to beef up foodie appeal, will shutter site
How recipe search site Yummly will pay its bills: Very targeted food ads
Startup Spotlight: Hungry Globetrotter turns home cooks into masters of global cuisine

Food: The Next Frontier For The Sharing Economy?

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Are you gonna eat that? Here are four social networks that want to take food sharing way beyond photos. Globally, 30 to 50 percent of all food produced is lost or wasted between crop and plate--that's between 1.2 and 2 billion tons. Personally, each of us in the United...
Food: The Next Frontier For The Sharing Economy?
ZipList’s everywhere recipe box lures 1 million cooks

Forget recipes, Food52 wants to crowdsource cooking itself

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Food52 founders Amanda Hesser (left) and Merrill Stubbs When Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs founded Food52 in 2009 they were looking for a way to create the world’s first crowdsourced cookbook. After 52 weeks (hence the name) of online recipe contests, they had the 140 dishes needed for their cookbook,...
Forget recipes, Food52 wants to crowdsource cooking itself
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