Following up on my last post, now that we're past the holiday season, it's a good time to reflect on the trends in food search & recipe lookup.
Google shows the following trend for the term "recipe" over time. Note the repeated and significant peaks at Thanksgiving and Christmas:
BigOven certainly saw these two significant peaks in new user signups, and also in software sales. We now have over 72,000 registered users, and thousands join each month.