To search for a specific recipe on the Food Network website, simply click the recipe link at the top of the main page, and then enter the recipe name into the search box and hit search. The entire recipe name is not required in the search bar; a keyword, partial name of the recipe or even an ingredient can be entered to bring up matching results.
The Food Network website provides a variety of ways to find recipes. For users who want to find recipes by show or chef, simply hover over the provided links and click the desired link in the popup box.
The front page on the recipe tab offers a variety of links to recipes, including fast meal options, the season's best, recipe of the day, cooking instructions and links to the Food Network newsletter. The newsletter includes highlights from favorite Food Network shows, recipes and news from favorite celebrity chefs delivered to the user's email.
When searching for a specific recipe such as pimento cheesy mac, the results display the link to the recipe, the chef who created the dish, reviews of the recipe and a link to the associated video if one is available. The video can be played directly from the results page and the entire printed recipe displays underneath the video play box.