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Searching for food on the Internet

Web Graphic July 14, 1996
Web posted at: 1:00 a.m. EDT

(CNN) -- Looking for something tasty?

There's a Web site that's a virtual farmer's market at It's open 24 hours a day and will deliver from the farm to your home.

This shopping site is run by farmers showcasing fresh produce and specialty foods from dozens of growers -- baking potatoes from the North, sweet potatoes from the South, fresh herbs and preserves from Pennsylvania, apples from Washington state and hot peppers from California.

Each item is beautifully photographed, and many have preparation suggestions. FarmDirect guarantees that you'll be satisfied with the quality and freshness of every order.

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If you're looking for a good barbecue sauce recipe to spice up this summer's cooking, check out "Barbecue'n on the Internet."

This site teaches you the history of the art of barbecue, the difference between a grill and a smoker and the proper techniques for pulling off the perfect outdoor meal. There's a section that covers the most important tools for the barbecuer and a long list of recipes.

Another site -- "DineNet Menus Online" -- has menus, prices, reviews, restaurant addresses and phone numbers. The site allows you to search for restaurants alphabetically, by location, or cuisine.

Its' creators hope it will appeal to domestic and international business travelers, vacationers and restaurant connoisseurs.

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