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Copyrights on Recipes?


Would anyone know if it would be legal to make vlogs, making dishes from recipes found in a book. I know recipes can not be copyrighted but, was wondering if those found in a book were to a certain extent.


I believe the main/only problems you would run into is copying the name of the recipe if it had a trademarked word in it. For example, making a copycat recipe of a cheeseburger is different than making a copycat recipe of a “Whopper ®.”


I don’t see a problem provided you are not claiming to be the author of the recipe. Give credit to the author whom you got the recipe from.