1000's of Free Recipes for Download!
Do you have the Deluxe Edition? You can enjoy all these additional recipe boxes for free!
BigOven InspiredCooking(tm) Deluxe Customers: The recipe boxes in the first grid below are already included on your CD-ROM. However, if you've purchased the Electronic Software Delivery (ESD) version, we do not include all 70Mb of recipe boxes in your initial download, just to keep download sizes smaller.
Recipe collections are stored in files called "recipe boxes", and the core recipe box file has a .CRB file extension.
Important: Be sure to save these to the right folder so BigOven can find them!
BigOven is picky about where recipe boxes must be located on your PC. (This is for performance reasons, so BigOven doesn't have to scan your entire drive to build a list of your available recipe boxes for you.)
Here's how to save them to the right location when you add new recipe boxes to your PC:
By building your own collection of recipe boxes, you will always have quick and easy access to them, even when you're not online. In BigOven, there is absolutely no limit to the number of recipes that you can have in any single recipe box, unlike many other programs. And BigOven's powerful searching makes finding what you're looking for easy and fast.
To jumpstart your collection, check out the ready-to-import recipes below.