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  • 24
    Dec

A Christmas Menu with a Christmasy Style

This is probably too late for anybody… but the Christmas style is ready in two version – gray tones and color. To print out your Christmas menu with the new style, select it in the preferences, export the menu to HTML format, open then the exported file in your browser and print it from there. Tip:…

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  • 18
    Dec

The best gift ever: heirloom recipes (and it’s free)

I sent a survey a few weeks ago to ask what people wanted the most of the new release of Shop’NCook. There was only one among the most wished for things that I hadn’t added or improved in the new release: provide several styles for the recipes (graphic design has never really been my thing).…

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  • 14
    Dec

New Release and Launch Bonus

Shop’NCook 4.0 is finally here (this time, for real). I have announced it on Sunday on Shop’NCook newsletter. I wanted to write this blog post right after sending it, but things have started going crazy. I have received so many inquiries by e-mail, I couldn’t take the time to do it before now (and new inquiries…

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  • 5
    Dec

The New User’s Manual is Here!

  The new user’s manual is ready… This is a scan of the open booklet. Hopefully, the software will be ready to be released in a few days…

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  • 21
    Nov

The new release is here – or almost

I have finished the new release late last night. I am however not yet ready to sell it. I still need to update my pages, print the new user’s manual and prepare the CD. But it is already available for download if you want to try it. In order not to confuse new visitors on…

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  • 19
    Nov

Survey results and testimonials

In the survey last week, I asked a simple question: “What do you want the next release of Shop’NCook to be able to do?” I have received hundreds of responses. There was also the possibility at the end of the survey to leave a testimonial. I got such a huge number of testimonials that I…

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  • 10
    Nov

Crossing the Ts and dotting the Is

For anybody who has been checking regularly this blog, it should be an open secret by now that something is cooking: I have been working on the new Shop’NCook software release for almost three years now – and I am finally getting close to publishing it. I am right now waiting for my translators to…

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  • 28
    Oct

Server back to green

Users of Direct Access and the iPhone app may have noticed frequent interruptions of service last week. The sudden increase of users since the release of the new app was too much for the server. I have increased now the server capacity and I am happy to report that it has not crashed in the…

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  • 15
    Oct

Shopping lists on the fly on your iPhone

A new version of Shop’NCook Lite for the iPhone just went live. It now runs on the iPad and can make categorized shopping lists on the fly from your recipes. Check it out now here.

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  • 14
    Jun

An iPad in the kitchen

The first Shop’NCook iPhone application has been released about two weeks ago. After a first glitch 3 days after release, everything has run smoothly. During these two weeks, the app has been installed 1424 times and 667 recipes have been uploaded to the Direct Access online database. That is without counting the numerous “test” recipes…

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