Add your own recipes
Use Home Cookin recipe software to enter and organize your
personal recipes. There are no ingredient limitations or
complicated forms to fill out. Add as many notes as you wish
for sources or ratings. Add a photo, check spelling, or
resize the ingredients to better suit your family.
Use information records to save food glossaries, conversion
charts, health recommendations, and other cooking tips.
Our recipe organizer uses the same layout as a traditional
cookbook, so you can find your favorite recipes quickly.
Create as many chapters as you wish, and organize your
recipes into the chapters you want them in.
Plan Your Meals
Add your favorite recipes to the meal calendar when you want
to prepare them. Calendar notes let you plan for dinners out
or other special occasions. You can even reference recipes in
other cookbooks. Meals may be planned days, weeks, or even
years in advance. You can even look back to see what you made
for holiday dinners in past years.
Meals can be assigned to regular times, like lunch or dinner,
or for any hour of the day. You can add as many recipes or
notes as you wish to a single day. Move meals to new dates if
you need to change your plans, or copy meals if you expect to
have leftovers. Recipes can be printed directly from the meal
calendar, or you can view individual recipes from your meal
Prepare grocery shopping lists
Start a new grocery list, select the items you need, and
print. A cost estimate is calculated as you select each item,
so you'll know ahead of time how much you'll be spending on
your groceries. The printed list is compact and sorted by
store and location to make your shopping trip quick and
It is easy to select
the ingredients you need
from your recipes. You can also
select common extras like cereal, toothpaste, or paper
products. Items you buy frequently can be added automatically
when you start a new list. You can assign items to generic
locations like produce or dairy, or exact aisle numbers.
Locate items quickly using the Find feature.
Eliminate duplicate recipes
Locate duplicate recipes that are wasting space in your
collection. The detailed analysis can match similar recipes
even if they have different titles, misspelled words, or
added notes. The duplicate manager lets you choose which
recipes you want to keep.
Find your favorite recipes quickly
Quickly search for recipes by title or for ingredients you
have on hand. You can search your entire collection or limit
the search to a specific chapter. If you're not sure what
you're looking for, the simple cookbook format makes it easy
to browse through your recipe collection.
Scale recipe ingredients
Home Cookin recipe software can easily adjust recipe
proportions when needed. Resize recipes temporarily if you
have guests for dinner. Or resize them permanently so they
better fit your family.
Print cookbooks, index cards, and more
Print your recipes to a variety of index cards or full page
sheets. Home Cookin supports single index cards and common
Avery forms. Create a simple cookbook by placing printouts in
a binder. Or put your favorite recipe cards in a small photo
album for simple bridal or baby shower gifts.
Three 3x5 Cards (Avery 5388).
Four 3x5 Cards.
Two 4x6 Cards (Avery 5389).
Two 5x8 Cards.
Half Page (Mini Binder).
Post Cards (Avery 5689).
Create custom cookbooks
When you need to make a better impression, create personalized cookbooks
a variety of sizes. The printer ready PDF file includes a
title page and a full index. Send the PDF to a printer to
create professional paperback or hardcover cookbooks. These
make great gifts, or as fund raisers for school or church
Share your favorite recipes
Home Cookin recipe software can export your recipes in a
variety of formats. Email your favorite recipes to friends
and family. Save recipes to files that you can use in other
applications. You can even upload recipes to your mobile
devices for viewing on the go.
MOBI eBook (for Kindle readers).
Title only index.
Import Popular Recipe Files
If you are upgrading from other recipe software or sharing
recipes with friends, Home Cookin imports a wide variety of
Computer Chef (DOS).
Computer Cuisine Deluxe.
Cookware Deluxe (Text export).
Edna's Cookbook (recipe.dat).
Living Cookbook (XML).
Now You're Cooking.
Import recipes from web sites
Easy one click importing from many popular recipe sites
All Recipes, Betty Crocker, Epicurious, Fine Cooking, Martha
Stewart, Pillsbury, and more. Copy the web link and our
recipe software will extract the recipe and photo from the
web page automatically. You can use any web browser you wish,
or copy links from email or other applications.
Copy recipes from Word, email, or blogs
Many recipes are found in unformatted sources like Word
documents, emails, or blogs. The manual import feature lets
you copy these to the Home Cookin recipe manager quickly and
easily. With just a few clicks you highlight segments of the
recipe and tell Home Cookin where that text belongs.
View Recipes on Your Tablet or Smart Phone
Send your favorite recipes to the cloud and view them online
with your smart phone or tablet. The cloud viewer
works with any
web browser, so you can access your recipes anywhere you have
an internet connection. There are no additional apps to
install, so you can access your recipes at an internet cafe,
the local library, or at a friends house.
Flash Drive and Netbook Compatible
If you like to be portable, install Home Cookin recipe
software to a USB flash drive. Then you can take the recipe
organizer with you, great for work computers where you're not
allowed to install software. Install Home Cookin on your
laptop or netbook, and take your recipes with you when you
travel, even if you do not have an internet connection.
Create your own recipe eBooks
Use Home Cookin recipe software to create your own PDF or
MOBI ebooks. You can send your favorite recipes and grocery
lists to your iPad
or the Kindle
. The built-in FTP client allows for quick
wireless transfer to your device, without needing iTunes. You
can also transfer the ebook by email or over a USB cable.
What customers are saying:
"Home Cookin is the best software I have ever used. It does
its job in a remarkably user friendly manner, has tremendous
flexibility in formatting, and is fast-fast-fast! Highly
recommended." -- Heraldo
"After reviewing several recipe programs I chose Home Cookin
because the format was the easiest to figure out. This
program serves all my needs and exceeded my expectations." --
"I had done the research to locate a recipe program for my
wife, and after testing a few, I discovered Home Cookin and
was blown away with it's total user friendliness!" -- P.
"This is the recipe software I have been looking for! It has
ALL the features I need and is very easy to use. Your
software comes closer to exactly meeting my needs than any
other program I have ever acquired." -- P. Hayes
"I simply love this program. I have had several cookbook
programs over the years and find Home Cookin recipe software
to be the most user friendly, easy and versatile program I
have ever had." -- L. Markwald
"It is far and away the best recipe software I have been able
to find and does everything I want it to." -- B.
"I knew this was the recipe software I wanted 5 minutes after
I downloaded the trial. Thanks for making it so easy to use.
The essential basics are covered and I have the flexibility
to make it fit my needs." -- V. Liebegott
Home Cookin Recipe Software - The user friendly recipe