Organize Your Recipes
is fast, flexible, and easy to use.
Add your own recipes with no ingredient limitations or complicated
forms to fill out. Include as many notes as you wish for sources or
ratings. Attach 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.
The custom interface 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 plan.
Prepare Your Grocery 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.
View Your Recipes on Your Tablet or Smart Phone
Backup your recipes to the cloud and view them
online with your tablet, smart phone, or other mobile devices. The
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
You can also restore your recipes from the cloud if your hard drive
fails or you buy a new computer.
Import Recipes From Web Sites
Easy one click importing from
many popular cooking sites
including 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
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.
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
in 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 events.
Create Your Own 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
, Kindle Fire
, or the Kindle eReader
. 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
Share Your Favorites With Friends and Family
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 Most Popular Recipe Files
If you are upgrading from
other recipe software or sharing recipes with friends, Home Cookin
imports a wide variety of recipe formats:
Computer Chef (DOS)
Computer Cuisine Deluxe
Cookware Deluxe (Text export)
Edna's Cookbook DOS (recipe.dat)
Living Cookbook (LC2, FDX with photos)
Mastercook (MC2, MX2, MZ2 with photos)
Now You're Cooking
duplicate recipes that are wasting space in your collection. The
detailed analysis can locate 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 favorites quicklyQuickly 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 IngredientsHome 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
Flash Drive and Netbook CompatibleIf 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.
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