I’ve made lots of recipes from food52 and I finally decided to sign up so I can post this burning question :-) It is a fabulous site but two things that have started to truly annoy me. There is really no clear rating system in place, very few recipes get “likes” so you cannot tell from the likes if a recipe is good or not. The recipes with the “most buzz” don’t tell you whether a recipe is good neither because often many of the comments are back and forths between the person who submitted the recipe and people who commented on it (the responses of the submitter are counted as comments too, now is that really a “buzz”?!?). You have to basically read through ALL the comments to extract the ones from people who have ACTUALLY COOKED the stuff. Yeah of course you can just rely on the contest winners and the Editors Picks, or take the number of people who saved or viewed a recipe as your gauge. But maybe there could be a different rating system, with stars or something like other sites have?
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