What's cooking on the Web?

Let me lead you on a food tour across the World Wide Web, so you can discover places to visit in your quest for nutrition.

Jeffrey B. Dalin, DDS, FAGD, FICD

Let me lead you on a food tour across the World Wide Web, so you can discover places to visit in your quest for nutrition.

For some people, cooking is a passion; for others, it's merely a way to get through mealtime. However, no matter where you lie on this continuum, the Internet is a great place to find food and drink.

Let me lead you on a food tour across the World Wide Web, so you can discover places to visit in your quest for nutrition. One special disclaimer here: I am not responsible for any expanding waistlines after reading this column!

Recipe Sites

www.allrecipes.com
www.bestcookingsites.com/recipes.html
www.bettycrocker.com
www.cookingindex.com
www.culinarycafe.com
www.epicurious.com
www.everydaycook.com
www.foodtv.com
www.gourmetspot.com
www.recipeexchange.com
www.recipesource.com
www.recipelink.com
www.worldfamousrecipes.com

Cooking Light and Healthy

www.cookinglight.com
www.deliciousdeci sions.org
www.low-fat-recipes.com
Vegetarian Specialties
www.fatfree.com
www.ivu.org
www.veg.org

Drinks

www.idrink.com
www.thatsthespirit.com
www.webtender.com
www.cocktail.com
www.wine-lovers-page.com
www.winespectator.com

Miscellaneous

www.cooking.com
www.olen.com/food/index.html
www.grotons.com/cookbook/glossary_top.php
www.topsecretrecipes.com
www.nal.usda.gov/fnic

For those who want to read reviews of restaurants they've heard about, find out some trivia, or make reservations for dinner, check out the following sites:

Reservations and Reviews

www.chowhound.com
www.citysearch.com
www.cuisinenet.com
www.dine.com
www.dinnerbroker.com
www.fodor.com
www.zagat.com

But what about the after- effects of all this fine eating and drinking? Here are a few sites that you may find helpful and informative:

Dealing with the Excess

www.caloriesperhour.com
www.primusweb.com/fitnesspartner
www.fitnessonline.com
www.all-about-hangovers.com

Loosen those belts and enjoy!

Jeffrey B. Dalin, DDS, FAGD, FICD, practices general dentistry in St. Louis. He also is the editor of St. Louis Dentistry magazine and spokesman and critical-issue-response-team chairman for the Greater St. Louis Dental Society. Dalin's address on the Internet is www.dfdasmiles.com. Contact him by email at jeff@dfdasmiles.com, by phone at (314) 567-5612, or by fax at (314) 567-9047.

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