About Veg Book Index

Revised 2020 April 18.

Indexing Approach

ONLINE Vegan Indexing Approach

With the ONLINE Vegan Website/Blog index:

Printed COOKBOOK Indexing Approach

The COOKBOOK index does NOT give recipes.
You get book title and page number.

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Category and Title

There are TWO levels: 1. Recipe Category, and 2. Recipe Title.

Recipe Categories

Recipe Categories are usually:

Recipe Titles

The words in the recipe titles are used to pick the categories.

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Hyphenation

Hyphenation is modified to generate more useful categories. For example, "tomato soup" becomes "tomato-soup" but "cranberry-garlic" becomes "cranberry" and "garlic".

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Important Categories and Abrieviations

 by_vol           by volume (for baking)
 by_weight        by_weight (for baking)
 fav              (favorite)
 cf               (corn-free)
 cfo              (corn-free option)
 gf               (gluten-free)
 gfo              (gluten-free option)
 vegangf          (vegan gluten-free)
 nf               (nut-free)
 nfo              (nut-free option)
 raw-o            (raw option)
 sf               (soy-free)
 sfo              (soy-free option)
 veganop          (vegan option)
 ezvegan          (easy to veganize)
 wf               (wheat-free)
 wfo              (wheat-free option)
 dehyd            (dehydrated)
 pressure         (pressure-cooker)

 tips             (useful but not a recipe)
 baking-tips      
 how-to
 recommendations
 troubleshooting
 substitutes
 alternatives

 ingredients      (useful but not a recipe)
 pantry
 glossary

 tools            (useful but not a recipe)
 equipment

 -less            (beefless chickenless etc)
 mock
 no-bake
 no-knead

 pregnancy        (for parents)
 baby
 breastfeeding
 months-
 toddler
 kids

 black-           (What color is it?)
 blue-
 brown-
 green-
 purple-
 red-
 white-
 yellow-

 index
 noindex
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Phone Search

Select Menu, then Find in page

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Browser Search

Browser Search without Extensions

To use your browser search function within a page, press Ctrl+F.

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Browser Extensions for Better Searching

Firefox

If you use Firefox install Regex Search (by MohdPH) for better text searching within a page.

1. Enter search terms separated by |. For example cashew|almond|nut

2. Set Global on.

3. Click Highlight.

Search terms will be highlighted in yellow.

Chromium (or Chrome)

If you use Chromium or Chrome install Chrome Regex Search (by rshen) or Regex Search (by gsingh93).

Enter search terms separated by |. For example cashew|almond|nut

MacOS

You can use Firefox or Chrome (or live without regex).

Microsoft Edge Browser

Edge can use a Chrome extension. Install Chrome Regex Search (by rshen) or Regex Search (by gsingh93).

Opera Browser

Opera has an extension that lets you install Chrome extensions.

Install "Install Chrome Extension". Then install "Chrome Regex Search (by rshen)".

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Photos (in COOKBOOKS)

Q: Who cares about photos?
A: Some readers want to know how a recipe should look. Others want to know if it looks tasty.

{Touristic} means that there are photos of places.

{Selfies} means that there are a lot of photos of the author.

{bw} means black-and-white photos.

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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q. What is your email address?
A. ian at vegbookindex.com

Q. How about an example of finding something?

A. Find a recipe for oatmeal bread
Start at http://www.vegbookindex.com/index.htm
1. Select ONLINE Index or COOKBOOK Index.
2. Select B
3. Select br
4. Scroll down to bread and select it
5. Now Search for Oat
See Phone Search or Browser Search

Q.Are the Vegetarian (v8n) COOKBOOK recipes mixed in with the Vegan COOKBOOK recipes?

A. No. The Vegan Cookbook recipes are listed first (with green background).
Then v8n recipes (yellow background).
Finally baking recipes (pink background).

Q. Do you index ONLINE Vegetarian recipes?
A. No. The online index is Vegan only (preferably from Vegan sites).

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