We’re thrilled to tell you about our newest tool, designed to keep all of your favorite recipes organized and ready to go. On March 26, we’re launching Recipe Box, which will make planning, shopping for and cooking your meals easier than ever.
With this new feature, you’ll be able to upload, save and organize your favorite Food.com recipes, as well as recipes from other food sites you come across on the Web. What we love even more is that you will be able to easily create Shopping Lists based on your recipes, accessible on both Food.com and your mobile phone.
So, how does this work?
The first step to creating your Recipe Box is registering for free on Food.com. Once you’ve done this (or if you’re already registered) you’ll be able to click the Save to Recipe Box link on any Food.com recipe and create customizable folders such as Quick Dinner Ideas.
You’ll notice a folder called All My Recipes, which will maintain a copy of all your recipes that have been filed in folders. If you do not wish to save a recipe to a specific folder, you can save it directly under All My Recipes.
By hovering over any recipe in your Recipe Box, you will be able to add ingredients to your Shopping List, add the recipe to a sub folder, and share, delete or view the full recipe.
To make meal planning even easier, you will have the ability to email your shopping list to yourself, or your family and friends.
If you find a recipe on another site that you would like to add to your Recipe Box, this is now possible! After clicking on the Add a Recipe from a site option in the drop down on your Recipe Box, you can copy and paste the URL into the field, select Import Page and then save that recipe to any of your folders.
Changes to note:
— Cookbooks, Menus and the recipes within them will be transferred to individual folders in the Recipe Box. You’ll notice initially that all cookbooks will default to private folders. In the coming months you’ll have the ability to make these public. Your Main Cookbook will now be in your Main folder.
— Unfortunately, the Meal Planning tool will be discontinued and your Meal Plans will no longer be accessible.
— In place of the Send to Mobile functionality, you will be able to email any of your folders or your Shopping List. Another option: Simply access your mobile-friendly Shopping List from your smart phone wherever you are.
If you have any questions regarding Recipe Box, these changes and more Cookbook-to-Recipe Box details, please visit us in the Customer Service forum or drop us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org. We want to make sure this transition is as easy as possible for you, and we hope you are as excited as we are about this new way to organize your recipes and plan your meals!
The Food.com Team