How to Find Yummy Recipes for Ingredients You Have

When I was doing my part-time bakery courses from TruffleNation the most important thing we were taught there was to understand flavor combination and textures but not all of us have been to professional baking classes and culinary schools.

So when you open that fridge and find ingredients how do you decide which to use and make something yummy using exactly all or some of those ingredients?

Well, you don’t have to. Here are some apps that will do the job for you.

1. SuperCook

Say goodbye to having to throw leftover ingredients. This website does exactly as the name says, turns you into a Super Cook. The interface is pretty easy to understand and use and the best part is that you do not even have to download and install any app.

Just select the ingredients you have and the app will automatically update new recipes. Furthermore, it allows you to segregate the recipes based on soups, salads, casseroles, desserts, etc. And these aren’t just ordinary recipes, get them right and you will have your kids and even guests licking their plates.

2. AllRecipes Dinner Spinner

Whether you are using a tablet, smartphone or desktop, AllRecipes is for anyone and everyone that loves to cook and does not want to spend big on buying new ingredients daily.

Simply Put, AllRecipes has recipes galore. Whether you want to eat healthily, craving a dessert, looking for a Chinese dish or want to try out a different cooking technique, there is a recipe for you.

Furthermore, you can also select ingredients and get recipes according to that. And so you can cook up the same yummy recipe later, you also have the option of creating an account and storing all your recipes.

3. Epicurious

If you are a cooking fanatic it is hard to believe that you haven’t come across Epicurious. They are one of the biggest resources for recipes on the internet. Once again, whether you are using a laptop or smartphone, Epicurious is for you.

But their app, in particular, is very neatly designed and easy to navigate around. Plus, you have the option of looking for recipes based on leftovers, gluten-free, dairy-free, keto-friendly, etc.

Along with those recipes, you are often provided with images of the final product while some recipes even have videos making the cook smooth and easier.

4. CookPad

Cookpad is just what a social media butterfly that loves to cook could have asked for. It gives you the option of not only looking for recipes based on ingredients but also share it. You can also post your new inventions along with photos which will help you build a strong following.

But wait, there’s more.

While you can also follow people, Cookpad gives you the chance to give it a personal touch as you can directly ask and answer questions as well.

Cookpad has been in the game for over 20 years now and is also available in 20+ languages.

5. BigOven

Last but not least on the list is BigOven where you can choose the Grocery List section to find recipes based on the ingredients you have. It also has a planner feature that lets you plan for recipes you are to cook for the upcoming week or a party.

Furthermore, you can also find recipes ideas based on categories such as healthy breakfasts, healthy snacks, meat-free, soups, low-carb along with nutritional values and calorie count.


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