Happy 10th Birthday to EYB

I cannot quite believe it but today is the 10th anniversary of the launch of Eat Your Books. The very first post on the blog was on launch day and I announced there were 550 books indexed. That number has now grown to 8,768 indexed books and 3,864 indexed magazines – a total of 1.8 million recipes indexed! We plan for the site to grow at an even faster pace over the next 10 years.

The basic idea of the site is unchanged in that time – to make it easier for you to find recipes in your own collection – but many extra features have been added over the 10 years. And we have plans for more exciting developments in the next year.

We have a wonderful team at EYB – several of them have been with us from the start. Fiona and I are so grateful to them all and also to our wonderful members, many of whom have also been with us for many years.

There are lots of fantastic giveaways planned this month as part of our celebrations – so keep checking back on the blog. And please do spread the word about EYB to all your friends and family who love to cook. We know there are many cookbook lovers out there who have not yet heard about the site.

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  • vickster  on  August 1, 2019

    Congratulations! I have been with you since the beginning and EYB is such a big part of my cooking life. Thank you for this wonderful tool!!

  • Laura  on  August 1, 2019

    Happy anniversary! I discovered EYB in October 2009 and have been a member ever since. I honestly don't know what I'd do without EYB. I can't really remember what my cooking life was like before EYB. Here's to many more years!

  • mllamas  on  August 1, 2019

    Congratulations!! It seems like it's been longer, hard to remember a time without EYB.

  • AndieG52  on  August 1, 2019

    Congratulations! EYB is definitely an essential part of my cooking life.

  • manycookbooks  on  August 1, 2019

    Wow, 10 years! I have thoroughly enjoyed my tenure here and use EYB almost daily…..having 6,488 cookbooks, it sure helps to have so many of them indexed, so I can easily find a recipe. Thanks to Jane and everyone for such a great idea, carried off with aplomb and always looking forward to new and refreshing additions. Congratulations!

  • eliza  on  August 1, 2019

    Congrats on the first 10 years! I use the site daily.

  • riley  on  August 1, 2019

    Love EYB, just sorry I only learned of it a little over a year ago.

  • tui  on  August 2, 2019

    Congratulations! I love Eat Your Books. It has transformed my use of my cookbooks and I love having a significant number of recipes bookmarked as favourites that I can turn to when I want to cook something that I know will be very well received.

  • SheilaS  on  August 2, 2019

    Happy Anniversary! I didn't join until June 2010 so I can't celebrate my own EYB anniversary yet but I'm so glad that I found you.
    EYB brought new life to my cookbook collection!

  • SilverSage  on  August 2, 2019

    Congratulations! I found you just a few months after you launched, and have been a charter member ever since. It's fabulous to see how it's grown. I also remember the start of the forum – I should – I was the very first poster! These days I don't have the time to participate the way I used to, but I still count on EYB to keep my recipes at my fingertips.

    Thank you so much Jane & Fiona for what you created here!

  • Macaron  on  August 2, 2019

    Wow! 10 years. It seems like only yesterday when I joined as a charter member. Thank you for the site and all of the work that you put into it. Congratulations.

  • TrishaCP  on  August 2, 2019

    Congrats! I am so happy to be celebrating this anniversary with you and other EYB members!

  • demomcook  on  August 2, 2019

    Congratulations on your first decade! Looking forward to spending many more with you.

  • e_ballad  on  August 2, 2019

    A huge congratulations to all involved. Love your work!!!!

  • KarinaFrancis  on  August 4, 2019

    Congratulations on a great 10 years!

  • AngelNewsi  on  August 9, 2019

    Congrats!! Can't believe it's been 10 years! Thank you for all the work you do behind the scenes to bring us this amazing site

  • jrubotto  on  August 16, 2019

    Congratulations from a founding member! Thank you!

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