The Edmond Sun

Food

April 28, 2014

Organizing your recipes online? There’s an app for that

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LOS ANGELES — EVERNOTE FOOD

What it does: A great app for Evernote users that lets you organize and document both recipe and restaurant information and experiences. The app links to a number of recipe sites, and it is easy to “clip” and save recipes, then record your meals start to finish through photographs and notes. You can also save restaurants — whether places you’ve been to or ones you’d like to try — and use your location to find restaurants nearby. For the “foodie” who likes to document everything, it’s a great way to record all your food-related adventures.

In a nutshell: Recipe organization and restaurant guide all rolled into one.

Platforms and prices: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android; free for the basic app, premium is $5 a month or $45 a year.

MACGOURMET, MACGOURMET DELUXE

What it does: Use it to create, organize, edit and share recipes. MacGourmet also includes shopping lists and note functions. Create your own categories, and add images and notes to customize recipes. Use the Potluck feature to find recipes based on ingredients you have on hand. You can import or clip recipes from other sites, and you can scale servings as you like. MacGourmet Deluxe includes a nutrition database. The Mealplan feature generates shopping lists, menus and related plans for any meal. The Cookbook Builder allows you to create your own look, including text, image and divider pages; a table of contents template; and PDF options.

In a nutshell: I love the idea of the cookbook option, so I can create my own collections as gifts or for friends.

Platforms and prices: Apple only; $24.99 (MacGourmet software), $49.95 (MacGourmet Deluxe software), $3.99 for Gourmet (for iOS) app for iPhone or iPad.

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