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BigOven's mission is to help home cooks get inspired and organized, in the kitchen and on the go. A mobile cooking leader with over 13 million downloads, BigOven assists home cooks in getting better meals on the table. Learn more about BigOven's team.
What makes us unique? We're software veterans and home cooks ourselves. We're a mobile leader and innovator: BigOven was the first recipe app for the iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone. We're first with innovations like RecipeScan, which transcribes recipes, and the handy "Use Up Leftovers" feature. BigOven is one of the few apps that synchronizes a cooks' recipes, grocery list and menu plans across the web, tablet and smartphones.
Key features: Add your own recipes, search 350,000+ recipes, use up leftovers, create a grocery list, use RecipeScan to transcribe your recipes, create a menu plan and then generate a grocery list for any date range, browse through curated collections and more. All of that is free.
With optional BigOven Pro membership, cooks get detailed line-by-line nutrition facts, they can add unlimited recipes (free members are limited to 50) and private notes, as well as enjoy an ad-free experience. Learn more about BigOven Pro.
"BigOven" is spelled as one word, capital B, capital O, and is a registered trademark. BigOven is a product of Lakefront Software, Inc. of Seattle Washington.
As of January 2016, BigOven has over 13 million app downloads, 3.3 million registered users, over 350,000 recipes, and hundreds of thousands of reviews. We have processed over 100,000 RecipeScans, and have thousands of developers registered to use the BigOven API. We still welcome thousands of new registered cooks every week.
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"I started using BigOven 13 years ago, before it was even an app or we had smartphones! They have just made it better and better over the years. A few things I love - adding your own recipes and pics. Taking an existing recipe and making tweaks for your liking. Saving everything you want, even from other sites! Of course the menu planning, this takes the stress out of "what am I going to eat everyday". Planning helps you save money with only buying the food you need and less waste. Plus, it's easier to stay on a healthy eating plan." - Berlio (App Store user)
"BigOven has been my go to cooking app for a number of years. I like its recipes and its pictures." - Michael Clurman
"I really love this app and use it all the time. I like that it has an option for you to save recipes you might want to make at a later time. It also has a great feature that can take your leftovers or whatever might be in your fridge or freezer, input the items you have and it can search for recipes. I have told quite a few people about it and they use it now also." - Anna Lane
"This is absolutely the best user-friendly cooking/baking/recipe-sharing site. I love being able to read reviews before trying a new dish. You'll truly enjoy this site!" - April in Chicago
"I love this app because I can plan my menus and grocery lists easily. The search features make it easy to find just what I need and the reviews sort out the gold. I've been inspired more than once... it helps me from falling into a rut. Thanks BigOven!"