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Online recipe ratings are broken

Recently, I have noticed that any cooking recipe that I find on the internet is either not rated or rated very highly (between 4 and 5). I did a quick check of the data to confirm my suspicions. On 2 of the top cooking websites ( and I polled the recipes that had exactly [...]
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Recipe Rating Distribution on and

I am trying to make finding the best recipes online easier, and in the process have been going through some raw data. Here is the data from and I don’t have all or the recipes from each of these websites, but it should be a fairly good representation of the recipes on each [...]
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