Apps that help in the Kitchen

The number of available food- and cooking-related apps is always growing, and we’re glad that it is. Here are a few of our favourite apps for your iPad, to help with everything from elaborate wine pairing to quick and easy meals.

Cookulator: Cooking Unit Converter

One-step, utensil-based cooking unit conversion enables you to convert between measuring units such as volume, weight and temperature. Cookulater also converts measurement variances between the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia.

Wine Genius

Wine Genius simplifies wine and food pairings both at home and at your favorite restaurants, plus suggests serving temperatures. Wine history includes interesting facts about your favorite vintages, transforming you into an at-home sommelier.

Big Oven

BigOven has more than 170k unique recipes. Take your recipes, grocery list and menus with you anywhere. Search, edit and resize recipes easily. See your friends’ recipes & share yours. You can even plan and reuse menus on a calendar.

Food Planner (Also available for Android)

A great meal-planning tool for families, Food Planner lets you keep track of individualized dietary requirements as well as menus, shopping lists and recipes, plus it syncs between multiple devices. Countless recipes can be imported from numerous websites and your own favorites can be stored for future reference. Food Planner is an easy-to-use tool that lets you search for recipes by keywords and ingredients.

Grocery Gadget (Also available for Android)

A great on-the-go app, Grocery Gadget saves you time and money by organizing your food shopping list into categories. Arrange your list to match your pantry, refrigerator and cupboard. Automatic synchronization lets you share your list with friends and family as well as store weekly lists for all of the stores you frequent. Color pricing helps you compare prices on items found in different stores. Easy to use and kid friendly, Shopping List gets you out of the store and into the kitchen faster.

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