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BigOven

BigOven helps you manage all your recipes.
Published: Mar 14, 2006
Author: Steve Murch
Categories:
Food and beverage

BigOven recipe software for Windows lets you access and organize all your recipes. The 30-day free trial starts you off with over 4,000 recipes, and you can access over 150,000 more via the directly integrated online archive. Search by ingredient, cuisine, keyword and more. When you've found what you want, simply click "import" to capture it locally. Then drag and drop recipe cards onto grocery lists or meal plans as you see fit.

Only BigOven combines easy Windows recipe software with one-click access to a massive 150,000+ recipe archive. You can enter and organize your own recipes, tag them with unlimited keywords, add photos and more, but you can also post and see ratings on recipes by other chefs. With the built-in USDA nutrition database, you can also analyze any recipe for calorie, carbohydrate, fat, protein, etc.

BigOven has been awarded 5/5 stars in over twenty consecutivereviews.

Only BigOven combines easy recipe software with one-click access to a massive 150,000+ recipe archive. Sure, BigOven lets you enter and organize your own recipes, tag them with keywords, email them, and much more... but with our software, you can also import, comment on, and even post your recipes to the archive! Just a few features include:

  • Start off with over 4,000 recipes... access another 150,000+instantly!
  • Count calories for any recipe
  • Enter your own family favorites
  • Capture recipes from the Web quickly and easily
  • Quickly find new ways to use up what's in your fridge or pantry...save money!
  • See star ratings and comments from cooks around the world
  • Resize recipes quickly and easily
  • Post recipes so you can access them at any time from anywhere
  • Generate nutrition facts for any recipe
  • Import from all the most popular PC cooking programs (MXP, MMF,Cook'n, more!)
  • Carry shopping lists and recipes with you on your Palm OS orWindows Mobile device!

Get all your favorite recipes into BigOven easily, and neveragain struggle with what to make tonight. Get your own favorite reciperotation into the program, and they'll become instant memory joggers for meal planning. And your grocery lists will never take more than a few seconds to create. You can enter your own family favorites, or search our massive collection to find new recipes you'd like to make: by ingredient, title, cuisine, occasion, course, keywords, who in yourhousehold likes what... you name it. Import from any of the popularrecipe file formats -- MasterCook, Cook'n, MealMaster and more. Capture and organize any new recipes you find on the web with a few clicks of the mouse. With BigOven, you always have a ready answer to the question "What should we eat tonight?"

Create shopping lists, meal plans. Once you've chosen the recipes, just drag and drop them onto a shopping list, and get a sorted grocery list instantly. Or drag recipes onto a meal calendar, and plan days, weeks, months... even years in advance. Resize any recipe instantly, and let BigOven do the math. Get calories and carbs for any recipe. Share recipes with others via email. Post new recipes to our archive and get ratings from others. And much more.

Carry recipes and shopping lists with you to the store or kitchen.Optional companions for PalmOS and Windows Mobile let you quicklypublish recipes and shopping lists to your PDA! Print out 3x5" or 4x6" recipe cards quickly.

Get your meal-planning routine organized. By planning ahead, you getin control of your food budget, food variety, and nutritional intake.BigOven saves you considerable time and money at the grocery store, byhelping you plan ahead.




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About Steve Murch

Steve Murch is the founder of BigOven and CEO of Lakefront Software, Inc., which focused on the consumer leisure marketplace, particularly cooking and grocery shopping. Before this, Steve was at Microsoft and Expedia in executive positions. Lakefront Software is his second startup -- the first was VacationSpot.com (www.vacationspot.com), which was sold to Expedia.com in 2000. He enjoys sailing, biking, traveling, volunteering and spending time with my family; he also likes to cook. There's nothing like having friends and family over for dinner and good conversation.

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