OK... here goes...
1. click on the recipe link on the home page
2. click the "edit" button
3. type [[the_name_of_the_page the description you want to appear on the recipe page]]
4. hit "preview" - the decription you want to appear should show the way you want it to
5. hit "store" - the question mark will appear after the description, and when you click on the question mark it will open up the page that you named above in #3.
6. hit "edit" and go nutty!