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  • 30
    Jul

Sending your grocery list to your phone: e-mail settings

As a follow up to yesterday’s post on sending your grocery lists to your mobile phone, here are below Shop’NCook e-mail settings for some main providers. I have written when the settings have been confirmed by users. If you know other working settings or if you confirm some unconfirmed ones, leave a comment below. I…

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  • 29
    Jul

How to send your grocery list to your mobile phone

In the last post, I published a video showing a Shop’NCook grocery list on my iPhone. There seems to be some confusion about this – somebody even sent his grocery list to my iPhone! Anyway, in case you are wondering, you don’t need an iPhone – or a Blackberry, an Android or other smart phone…

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  • 23
    Jul

From a recipe to a grocery list on your iPhone

I have put together the video below to illustrate the steps from finding a recipe on the internet to having a store-ready grocery list on your iPhone. And YES, you can send your grocery lists to your iPhone with Shop’NCook – a question I get often. I’ll write more about the iPhone in a future…

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Nutritional analysis: how to include custom ingredients
  • 21
    Apr

Nutritional analysis: how to include custom ingredients

Update 01-03-2013: For a more up-to-date tutorial, see the new post on how to add nutritional data to an ingredient from the USDA nutrient database for standard reference. Shop’NCook software comes with about 2000 grocery items, most of them with nutritional data. It is sufficient for many purposes, but does not cover everything. Occasionally, you…

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Streamline your recipe collection by combining recipes
  • 12
    Jun

Streamline your recipe collection by combining recipes

Combining recipes is a powerful feature of Shop’NCook software that makes it easy to reuse recipes by combining them with other recipes, like recipes for sauce or dough that may be common to several preparations. Combining recipes makes it easier to manage your collection, as you only have to make changes in one place to…

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How to estimate your recipe cost
  • 12
    May

How to estimate your recipe cost

Shop’NCook Pro 3.4 lets you estimate the cost of your recipes in a mostly automatic way, but you may need to some adjustments to get an accurate costing. I will show you how in this post. Update Jan. 2013: Watch the new tutorial video “How to cost a recipe” and download the companion tutorial. Update…

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  • 14
    Dec

How to convert ingredients to shopping units

This video explains why ingredients are sometimes converted to shopping units when adding from recipes – and sometimes not. It also shows how to change the preferred shopping units to any units of your choice.

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  • 13
    Dec

Watch the new features of the recipe editor in action

You can watch below three new features of the recipe editor in action. They are small improvements which should improve the usability and user experience of the editor. Do not miss the previous post on how to import a recipe in less than 20 seconds.

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  • 12
    Dec

The fastest recipe import… ever!!!

This video shows how a recipe can be imported into Shop’NCook in less than 20 seconds. Note: The recipe costing is in the Pro edition and the meal planner in Menu and Pro editions only.

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  • 27
    Oct

Sending recipes by e-mail: one size fits all

I receive from time to time the following inquiry from Shop’NCook users: “What are my e-mail settings?” E-mail settings depend on your ISP (internet service provider). You need to find out your ISP’s SMTP server address, the server port number, if authentication and SSL are required… Sometimes, I can figure the settings out by doing…

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