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Welcome to the On Line Cookbook
We hope you enjoy using our cookbook. We have recipes from all over the world, contributed by cooks of all backgrounds, from single parents to professional chefs. We strive to make the cookbook as natural to navigate as possible. You'll find our cookbook fast and easy, without a lot of time-consuming graphics (we'd hate to make you late for dinner!)

The recipes are navigated with a Table of Contents and an Index, just like a hardcopy cookbook. A word search helps you find any recipe containing any word or phrase. As new recipes are added, we can notify you by email with our Mailing List. A Marketplace section provides a low-cost, low-overhead alternative to banner advertising.

The On Line Cookbook is hosted by Synergetic Data Systems Inc., a small software development company whose founder happens to like to cook. The team consists of Allen Miglore (software and HTML), John Driscoll (art and design), and Susan Miglore (recipes).

A Little History
It began with Martha Zulu, the world famous (and imaginary) actress, author, aviator, and all-around everything person. While playing Facts In Five, whenever a Z person was needed for any category, Martha Zulu provided the needed name. From Martha Zulu's first cookbook (produced by Susan Cowan Miglore as a paper and staple job), a computer cookbook was created, and from that, in 1995, the On Line Cookbook was created.

The first On Line Cookbook was an experimental affair. Allen was teaching himself about HTML and Web programming, and a cookbook seemed like a fun way to go. The book was written, put on-line, and hardly touched. Amazingly, like often happens on the Web, it became popular, with thousands of visits every day, tens of thousands of visitors each month.

A re-write was in order (and it was a tall one, given the part-time nature of the job). More features, easier navigation, a more attractive interface; these were some of the goals. We hope our users find that these goals have been met.

Your comments and ideas are welcome.

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SDSI provides all content herein AS IS, without warranty. SDSI is not responsible for errors or omissions, nor for consequences of improper preparation, user allergies, or any other consequence of food preparation or consumption.

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