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Allrecipes Heats Up Personalized Food Feeds, Social Sharing on App

Meredith Corporation’s Allrecipes digital hub is revamping its mobile application with a bevy of new cooking-friendly features, including a personalized food feed displaying trending meal inspiration, profiles for home cooks and easier recipe sharing on Facebook… The recipe destination has updated its Dinner Spinner iOS app in a bid to help consumers streamline their grocery shopping and meal creation experiences.

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Allrecipes Finds the Perfect Dining Partner, Picks Microsoft’s Azure

It’s 5:15 p.m. and 60 degrees on a rainy November 30 at your home in Miami. You go to Allrecipes seeking inspiration. Behind the scenes, Cortana machine-learning technology in Microsoft’s Azure cloud service figures, “Hmm. It’s just after Thanksgiving, in the late afternoon, and chilly for Florida. Bet there’s a lot of turkey leftovers, and it’s nearly dinner time. I’ll suggest the ‘Thanksgiving in a Dish’ casserole.”

That’s how Allrecipes sees its new technology unfolding within the next several months–just part of the 19-year-old company’s major migration to Azure, said CTO John Keane in an interview today.

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Give Your Smartphone a Kitchen Apron, Too

For a cooking app with a more traditional design, check out Allrecipes, from the cooking website of the same name, which feels more like an interactive recipe book. It has a searchable database of recipes and a simpler way of displaying the cooking method for each.

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How a Recipe Site Is Helping Fox Sports Promote ‘Daytona Day’ Meredith brand creates food-focused social community

At first blush, a male-skewing sport partnering with a female-skewing food outlet seems odd. But for Fox Sports, which is revving up for the start of the Nascar season with the annual Daytona 500 on Sunday, pairing with Meredith’s to create a food-focused social community and brand page makes more sense than you might think.

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