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App Attack #009: Mother's Day Special

App Attack #009: Mother's Day Special


App Attack #009: Mother's Day Special

App Attack #009: Mother’s Day Special

The right app can turn your smartphone from simply another communication device to an indispensable fount of knowledge. With apps covering almost everything under the sun, it is no surprise to find some containing cookbooks and recipes. Here, we highlight five apps that will help you dish out savory treats for that special woman in your life on Mother’s Day.


Recipe Search

Price: Free
Category: Health & Fitness
Platforms: Google Android

This app has one of the most comprehensive recipe database (main dishes, desserts, ethnic, holidays, sides and many more). It boasts over 70,000 recipes submitted from a diverse community of users. Among the main features on the Dashboard is the “What’s New” tab that gives you an overview of the top, most searched and the most recent recipes. In addition, you have access to forums brimming with different topics on issues pertaining to cooking. You can also post a question and be notified once someone responds.

  


In the Kitchen: Recipes, Chefs

Price: US$1.99
Category: Lifestyle
Platforms: Apple iOS / Google Android

The app puts Food Network chefs and recipes right in your smartphone. You can select any of the featured chefs or browse through the huge list of recipes. What differentiate this from the other cooking applications are the features that users will find handy. It has a cooking timer that keeps track of the time for you. It also has a unit converter that does the complex calculations of kitchen measurements without you breaking a sweat. When browsing through a recipe’s ingredients, the app includes a shopping list to assist you in taking down the things to buy.

 


Allrecipes.com Dinner Spinner

Price: Free
Category: Lifestyle
Platforms: Apple iOS / Google Android

You have instant access to over 40,000 user-submitted recipes from the world’s most popular recipe website. The interactive menu allows you to choose an option from each category (Dish, Ingredients, and Ready-In) and it automatically matches your preferences. If you are unsure of what you want, there is a “Shake to spin” option, which randomizes the three sections to give you a choice. Moreover, you can check out user reviews of the recipes. For the health-conscious users, the nutritional information of a recipe is available for you to make a more informed decision.

 


8,500+ Drinks & Cocktail Recipes

Price: Free
Category: Lifestyle
Platforms: Apple iOS / Google Android

A meal is only complete when it has an elegant drink to go with it. For those who are looking for a special drink, the Drinks Recipes app is a good choice. It has over 8,500 drinks and cocktails recipes available at your fingertips. You can search through the entire list or filter through Favorites, Categories and Ingredients. One fun factor of the app is that you can “shake” your smartphone to select a random drink recipe.

 


Drinks Master: Drinks Recipes

Price: Free
Category: Lifestyle
Platforms: Apple iOS / Google Android

Drinks Master is another app that you can consider. It provides access to over 12,000 drinks recipes from different categories such as cocktails, punches and liqueurs. You will be spoiled for choices! The app presents all the information in one page for easy reference. It shows you the proper serving glass of a particular drink at the bottom of each page so that you will not be using the wrong glass. There is also a Randomize option if you cannot make up your mind on which drinks to choose.