Springpad is a little more robust in this regard, and is actually our preferred option between the two when it comes to clipping recipes. The interface is a bit more suited for recipes, and the Springpad web clipper can tell a recipe from an article or a bookmark. It'll auto-populate your clipping with ingredients and step-by-step instructions, and then leaves you to tag it, add photos, and save it. Once you do, it'll even look up a wine pairing that would go well with the dish and add it to your saved recipe, automatically. … [Read more...] about The Best Apps to Manage Your Recipe Collection
BigOven is an enormous, 170,000+ recipe database that plugs directly into the BigOven Windows and mobile software. If you read over the features of SousChef and muttered about how Mac folks always have the flashy toys, don't despair: BigOven is a recipe tool for Windows that stands quite strongly on its own. Even if you don't use the software, you can still search and browse the BigOven website for free. If you're serious about recipe organization, BigOven offers a host of features, including nutritional calculations, an integrated meal planning calendar, and easy capture for importing recipes you find on the web. Big Oven can also import recipes from other outside sources, including popular cookbook database formats. Its drag-and-drop shopping list generator will also save you time on your way to the grocery store. Apart from the online database and the Windows software, Big Oven also offers free companion applications that enable syncing with Windows Mobile, Palm OS, and the iPhone. … [Read more...] about Five Best Recipe Managers
Springpad Springpad doesn't just clip items from the web, it also lets you quickly and easily add almost anything to your Springpad account, including hand-written notes, scanned documents, photos, entire web sites, and more. Plus, it organizes all of your items for you, and lets you quickly save a web site with a recipe on it and automatically add it to a collection of recipes you already have, complete with useful links and reference information that can help you when it comes time to start cooking. Plus, Springpad is available via webapp or mobile app on iOS and Android. … [Read more...] about Five Best Recipe Organization Tools
What you gotta do: Salmon is tasty, but a heartier fish like cod will respond better to tin foil cooking and sustained engine heat. When you pop the hood at the end of the drive to the picnic, you don't want to embarrass yourself in front of your date when the fish sticks to the foil. Presentation is everything. … [Read more...] about The Ten Best Recipes For Cooking With Your Car
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Like many bitter greens, curly endive—which your supermarket might label as “chicory” or “frisee”—tastes better when it’s generously seasoned with acid or salt. So, why not make something that goes the extra mile with both? A quick dip in piping hot water wilts the endive enough to be malleable, and it also gets this notoriously dirty vegetable sparkling clean. After wringing out the excess water, the leaves are laid out together on paper towels like a green blanket, where they are showered with lemon zest and ultra-salty minced anchovies. If anchovies are not your thing, you can replace them with a sprinkling of fancy fleur de sel, or perhaps a bit of salty cheese, such as crumbled feta or grated Pecorino Romano. There’s a lot of exciting places this dish can go if you’re willing to use your imagination. … [Read more...] about Curly Endive Piccata will make you believe in leaves again