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The Allrecipes 15 Year Anniversary Infographic Celebrates Delicious Stats

 - Aug 20, 2012
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The Allrecipes 15 Year Anniversary infographic highlights some interesting and tasty facts about the long-standing recipe community. The site was first launched in 1997 by five anthropology grad students as a place to exchange cookie recipes. It has now become one of the world's largest collections of community-submitted recipes.

So what are the most popular recipes on this extensive site? It appears the classics have the most universal appeal, with the top three including lasagna, banana bread and pancakes. Online recipes have quickly begun to replace traditional cookbooks, allowing budding chefs access to millions of tasty meals at the click of a mouse. One of the most popular search terms on is chicken, which goes to show everyone is looking for a new way to spruce up a kitchen staple.

Salivate over some tasty statistics with the Allrecipes 15 Year Anniversary infographic.