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Top 5 Cooking Apps for iPhone and iPad

Written on May 15, 2012 by Lulu

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If you love to cook better check out these well rated iOS cooking apps and enjoy eating!

Gone are the days that frustrated chefs have to hoard bulky and dusty cook books from their mother’s library and drain their eyes, browsing for the perfect recipe. Today, all you need to do is download a app for your well-loved iPhone and iPads and select the meal that you’ve been craving for and cook to your heart’s content.

Here are the Top 5 Cooking Apps for your iOS device:


#5  How to Cook Everything
Price: $4.99

This cooking app is based on New York Times columnist Mark Bittman’s bestselling cookbook. It boasts of 2,000 recipes and 400 how-to illustrations for you to browse. It also features a recipe timer (that is placed throughout the recipe steps) and shopping list function that makes it easy to buy ingredients and make use of available groceries in your pantry.

#4 Cook’s Illustrated
Price: Free

This free app features 50 all-time best recipes, along with a collection of popular and practical supermarket taste test reviews, recipe videos, and kitchen timer and shopping list features. If you’re itching to cook Pan-Seared Thick Cut Strip Steaks or Crisp Roast Chicken to Grilled Salmon or Pasta with Creamy Tomato Sauce, then this app is perfect for you!

#3 Dinner Spinner
Price: Free

This free app includes thousands of user-submitted recipes. If you are a vegetarian or on a diet you can easily search for guilt-free meals that you can cook without any fuss. If your having a hard time thinking of what to cook, all you have to do is shake your iOS device for surprise recipe ideas.

#2 Mario Batali Cooks
Price: $9.99

If your both a fan of Italian food and Mario Batali, then this app is the best choice. It features 63 of my Batali’s most requested personal recipes from different regions of Italy, along with videos of him cooking. It also includes wine pairings for each recipe and a list describing each wine.

#1 Jamie Oliver’s 20 Minute Meals
Price: $6.99

Fans of Jamie Oliver will love this cooking app. It features Oliver’s 60 brand new, easy to follow recipes, that he personally wrote for this app. It includes stunning step-by-step for every recipe and 21 exclusive Jamie Oliver videos featuring tips, techniques and kitchen skills.


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