What you set out will attract certain birds. Berries are great including raisins for Robins, Thrushes, or Cedar Waxwing. Bread for Doves, Sparrows, Blackbirds, and Thrushes. Peanut Butter and dry dog food is good for Chickadees and Sparrows. Fruit will attract Orioles, Thrashers,Cardinals, Buntings, and Finches. No recipe needed.