Backup Your Recipes to the Cloud

View your recipes on your mobile devices

Home Cookin Recipe on the iPad mini
Home Cookin Recipe on a smart phone
Organize your recipes in Home Cookin then back them up to the cloud. You can view them online with any tablet, smart phone, or other mobile device. You can even restore your recipes from the cloud if you have problems with your computer.

  1. Make sure your computer is connected to the internet.
  2. Open Home Cookin and click the Options tab.
  3. Click the Cloud Backup button.Cloud Backup
  4. Enter a User Name and Password you would like to use for your cloud account. Cloud Account
  5. Click the OK button. Your account will be created and your recipes will upload to the cloud.
  6. You can now use the web browser on your smart phone, tablet, or other mobile device to visit:

    www.mountainsoftware.com/recipes/login.php

    Log in using the user name and password you created in Home Cookin when you backed up. Recipes are organized by chapter and index the same way they are in Home Cookin.

Restoring recipes from your cloud account

If your hard drive fails or you buy a new computer, you can restore the recipes you have uploaded to your cloud account.

  1. If needed, install Home Cookin on your new computer.
  2. Make sure your computer is connected to the internet.
  3. Open Home Cookin and click the Options tab.
  4. Click the Cloud Restore button.
  5. Click OK to confirm it is OK to overwrite the existing recipes.
  6. Enter the User Name and Password you used to backup your recipes to the cloud.
  7. Click OK and your recipes will be downloaded from the cloud and restored to Home Cookin.
NOTE: Long term cloud storage is not guaranteed. You should still perform local file backups regularly.