First, as a R&D test-bed and development platform to explore, develop, implement and test new technologies manipulating large amounts of information. In this case recipes.
Second, as a simple method for the bachelor creator to utilize the ingredients found in the kitchen cupboards. Rather than pick a recipe then have to wander out searching to buy the ingredients he wanted to answer "I have these ingredients; what can I make?"
By 1997 reports of exposure via TV news reports, articles in newspapers e.g.. Dayton Daily News and other periodicals ranging from local newsletters to magazines such as "Family Fun" began steadily streaming in. More recently favourable reviews have been found on many online web site reviews such as Forbes and in print in newspapers such as The Toronto Star.
Numerous web awards became a regular occurrence including ranking in the Forbes Best of the Web and a Top 10 recipe site rating (The Toronto Star).
The success of OnHandRecipes.com™ continues to serve millions of visitors each year, chefs and home cooks alike. Growth continues steady and continuous as the site matures.
OnHandRecipes.com and OnHandRecipes.ca are independently run by Sean and Zhangbo Wenzel. Family owned and operated we are kept busy creating and adding new recipes, testing the recipes in the OnHandRecipes.com kitchen and shooting photographs of the finished recipes in the OnHandRecipes.com studio.
We are constantly exploring and improving the content of the web site dedicated to improving the experience of each and every visitor.
Feel free to contact us and let us know what you would like to see featured on the web site. Unlike other corporate run recipe web sites, when you contact us your email is directly received and responded to personally.