Editors' reviewEven kitchen novices will feel like master chefs after using the encyclopedic Living Cookbook. A battery of recipes is here, of course, offering detailed ingredients, instructions, and even images. An integrated calendar is helpful for menu planning, too. But most notable is the comprehensive glossary offering up insight into arcane cooking terms and data. You even can edit entries if your kitchen tests reveal necessary tweaks or tips. Printing and sharing tools also are handy. Anyone looking to sharpen their culinary chops will find Living Cookbook an excellent resource.
Living Cookbook 2011 includes more than 50 major enhancements. Use Living Cookbook to manage your recipe collection, plan meals, calculate nutrition, create menus, create grocery lists, publish cookbooks, and more. Other features include an ingredient database with USDA SR-23 nutrition data, kitchen inventory, Web integration, a reference library, a powerful search engine, an integrated spell-checker, import and export, copy and paste, drag and drop, customizable recipe views, backup and restore, and a help file with more than 500 help topics and 17 step-by-step tutorials.
What's new in this version:
- Scan images directly into Living Cookbook
- New image preview window
- Interactive image, video and attachment views
- User-defined recipe, ingredient and menu data
- File attachments for recipes, ingredients, menus, glossary items and techniques
- Support for multiple recipe, ingredient, menu and glossary item images
- USDA SR-23 nutrition data
- Import Cook'n export (DVO) files
- FDXZ file format
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