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iPhone Recipes, Grocery List and Menu Planner

The Ultimate Kitchen Tool
  • Take 250,000+ recipes, including your own, your grocery list and menu plans anywhere on your iPhone!
  • With over 8 million downloads, BigOven is the most complete cooking tool for getting inspired and organized in the kitchen and on-the-go.
  • BigOven was named "Readers Choice, Best Recipe App" for 2012 and 2011 on About.com, and chosen one of the "Best Apps for Foodies", "Best Apps for New Moms", and "Best App for Eating In" by Time, Newsweek and the New York Times.

Get Inspired with New Ideas

  • Search by keyword, course, ingredient and username, plus browse popular recipe collections.
  • Get ideas to use up leftovers: just enter ingredients from your fridge or pantry to find out what you can make.
  • Discover new dishes with random recipes, recipe collections, recent raves and see what others are cooking near you.

All Your Recipes in Your Pocket

  • Scale recipes smaller or larger instantly.
  • Read and add recipe reviews.
  • Add recipe photos.
  • Convert measurements to metric.
  • Add your own recipes by typing them on BigOven.com,
    then take them anywhere on your phone.
  • Save your favorites and recipes to try soon, so you're never stuck without dinner ideas.

Plan ahead with Menu Planner

  • Save time, spend less and eat better with our Menu Planner -- take a tour.
  • Plan ahead to make everyday meals and special events easier – just add recipes and notes on calendar days.
  • Change your mind? Drag to a new day.

Grocery shop smarter and faster.

  • Create a grocery list instantly from recipes and/or Menu Planner days.
  • Items are sorted by department, saving you time in the store.
  • Remove ingredients you already have plus add other items you need.
  • Take your list to the store and check off items while shopping.
  • Email your grocery list.

Add Recipes Easily with Pro Tools

  • Add recipes from the web just by pasting in a web URL on BigOven.com - or use our browser button
  • Easily create your own custom variation of any BigOven recipe
  • All these recipes added are private, searchable, scalable, editable, portable and ready for your Menu Planner and Grocery List.

Share recipes with friends

  • Find all your Facebook friends on BigOven
  • View all your friends' public recipes, favorites and Try Soons
  • Friends acan easily view all your public recipes too
  • Share recipes by email, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest

Add private notes to recipes

  • Keep private notes on any recipe
  • Automatically synced with BigOven.com
  • Keep track of who liked the recipe, variations, cooking adjustments and more

Add Paper Recipes Without Typing

  • Get your piles of paper recipes organized all in one place!
  • Just submit photos of handwritten or typed paper recipes and BigOven will type them for you!
  • You get 25 RecipeScans free when you join BigOven PRO, more can be purchased starting at just $0.59 per recipe entered for you. Try it free!

Create and Share Menus

  • Create single or multi-day menus from recipes or side-dishes easily
  • Add them to your Menu Planner and Grocery List; repeat them with ease
  • Browse menus created by other cooks
  • Share menus with your friends!

Find Recipes for your Diet

  • Search recipes by diet - Vegetarian, Vegan, No Dairy, No Gluten, No Shellfish, No Nuts, No Red Meat - more to come!
  • Allergies or dislikes? Exclude multiple ingredients when searching too.
  • Full access to browse recipe collections for your dietary constraints

Eat Better with Nutrition Insights

  • Find out exactly which ingredients contribute the most calories, fat, sodium, protein and carbs
  • Use recipe nutrition info to eat healthier and adjust recipes to meet your dietary needs

Use Any Device, Anywhere

Get BigOven for iPhone for free.

BigOven PRO membership is optionally available for $19.99/year and includes an ad-free experience. One PRO membership covers all devices.


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  • "True love. This is my favorite app ever. I use it every week. Everyone who cooks should have this app." -- madamesita, iTunes
  • "I would give this app 100 stars!" -- madamesita, iTunes
  • "5 Stars! Great app for finding recipes from your phone. Pair it with their site to add your own recipes and it works really well."
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