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Holiday Dinner Table

Best Apps for Holiday Cooking

Planning a holiday dinner for family and friends can be a stressful undertaking. These apps will help you plan your meal from beginning to end, have you cooking like a pro, and let you enjoy your time with your guests.

Kick off Your Holiday Meal With Some Delicious Appetizers

Your family and friends need something to eat while they visit with each other, right? Whet their appetites with some amazing and eye-popping appetizers. These apps will show you the best bites around that will hold off your hungry crowd until dinner is served.

Appetizers & Starters CookBook

Appetizers & Starters CookBook

Edutainment Ventures LLC

Appetizers & Starters SMART CookBook is an app to explore worldwide spicy, tangy and cheesy appetizers recipes. This app has a vast offline collection of more than 3000 Recipes. Stimulate your taste buds and learn how to cook delicious recipes in an easy, step by step way! Any party is incomplete without party snacks, starters and appetizers. The app has quick appetizers and also the one you can prepare in your free time with innovative ideas and presentation.

Categories under Starters and Appetizers are:-

* Taste Buds - Sweet, Salty, Sour, Tangy and more.
* Cooking Type - Fry, Bake, Steam, Roast, BBQ/Grill and more.

Some popular recipes under Appetizers & Starters are:-

* Meatballs
* Special Cheesy Yummy Pizza
* Nachos
* Bbq Chicken Wings
* Cheese Ball with Dressing Mix
* Jalapeno Poppers
* Mixed Antipasti Skewers
* French Banana Fries
* Fried Fish
* Shrimp Cocktail

Application Features:-

* Find the List of ingredients with cooking instructions for each recipe.
* Nutritional values of recipes and Ingredients.
* Use up what's in your pantry by “Cook With” feature.
* 3000+ Tips around Food, HouseHold, Remedy, Health, Kitchen & Wellness.
* 5000+ benefits of all ingredients.
* With Filter feature, you not only get what you want but can ignore what you don’t.
* Plan your meals under “Menu Planner”.
* Cook “Hands Free” by simply listening to the ChefChili’s Instructions.
* Explore Worldwide Cuisines.
* Get Similar Recipes on the basis of your choice!
* Use “Turbo Search” and shortlist with Type of Diet, Taste Buds, Ingredients and many more.
* Organize or bookmark your favorite recipes in EduBank.

* If you think something is missing, contribute it!

You might run out of hunger, but the mesmerising aroma of starters and appetizers complemented by worldwide ingredients, will make you move. Learn to cook because you’ll love gulping down this food from Appetizers & Starters SMART CookBook.

** Full features and content under these categories require additional InApp purchases as mentioned below
1. BePro-Ad Free - This purchase makes the app ads free.
2. BePro-All Pack - This purchase makes all the premium features available to the user for lifetime. It also makes all images available to user for download and makes the app Ads free.

Set up Your Main Course

Here it is - the meat and potatoes of your meal... sometimes quite literally. Let's face it, while the other courses of your holiday meal are important in their own regard, the main course is arguably the most important. If you are looking for some ideas on what to serve your family and friends, look no further. These apps will have you cooking in no time.

Yummly Recipes + Shopping List

Dish up something awesome with tasty recipe options.

Yummly Recipes + Shopping List

Check out the recipes

For those who like their recipes, shopping lists, and cooking instructions all in one spot.

Yummly is a handy app for all of your cooking needs. You can save recipes and view them in the My Yums section whenever you are ready to get cooking. Pop the ingredients for any recipe into the shopping list for convenience when you head to the grocery store. You can also share recipes with friends and family, get necessary nutrition information, and receive recipe specific to your tastes automatically.

Why we love it

When looking for that perfect dish, Yummly gives a great array of recipe options. Save tasty Yums, have the ingredients added to your shopping list, and check out what others think of the dishes too with comments and star ratings.

Food Network In the Kitchen

A collection of thousands of recipes from your favorite Food Network stars and shows

Food Network In the Kitchen

Cook with your favorite Food Network chefs

For those who want to try to cook recipes that famous Food Network chefs have created.

Food Network In The Kitchen is an app for all fans of The Food Network. With this app, users are able to search recipes by chef or ingredient, and there are new recipes being added to the database all the time, so it's important to check back frequently if you want to try out new things. There are tons of how-to videos, step-by-step photo instructions, the option to save your favorites to your own Recipe Box, and the app can generate grocery lists for recipes you want to try cooking right now. And if you have improvements that can be made to a recipe, the app lets you add notes and edit recipes to reflect your own changes to improve it or fit your dietary needs. Any aspiring chef will need to have this app in the kitchen.

Why we love it

Food Network In The Kitchen makes it easy to browse recipes by ingredients or your favorite chef, and there are a ton of recipes with more being added every day. It's a cook's dream come true with this app.

Epicurious

With a recipe box, shopping list, and voice control, you’ll be cooking in no time.

Epicurious

Browse tasty recipes

For those who like an all-inclusive app for recipes, cooking, and shopping.

Epicurious is a favorite when it comes to recipes and cooking. With over 30,000 recipes to choose from, finding a delicious dish is just a tap away. The Recipe Box, automatic shopping list, sorting and searching, voice control, and built-in timer make the processes of cooking and shopping simple. The app is available for iPhone and iPad, plus it has Apple Watch support, so you always have your recipes and shopping list with you.

Why we love it

From browsing recipes to shopping for ingredients to preparing the meal, Epicurious provides all of the tools you need to serve up something special.

Plan a Dessert

Who doesn't like dessert? If you're looking for something sweet after your meal, then these apps will help you 'wow' your dinner guests with some tast. On a diet? No problem! We also have some great low-calorie options for you. You know what they say, there's always room for dessert.

Healthy Desserts - by Green Kitchen
Healthy Desserts - by Green Kitchen

Healthy Desserts - by Green Kitchen

Amazing Applications AB

Healthy Desserts is an inspiring source of organic and tasty desserts for each and every sweet tooth out there. The recipes are filled with natural sweeteners, healthy fats, whole grains and fresh fruit that will tickle your taste buds. Enjoy and be delighted by creative recipes with drop dead gorgeous photos in full Retina and detailed, easy to follow, instructions.


• Selected as Beautiful Cookbooks for the “Best of App Store 2013” • Reached #1 in Food & Drink category in 50+ countries • Only natural sweeteners, healthy fats, whole grains and fruits •

Regardless if you aim to eat healthier or just want to spice up your menu of desserts for the weekend – Healthy Desserts is the perfect companion in your kitchen or while looking for inspiration on the go.

"The mouthwatering photos do a great job of convincing you that these healthier options are still a delicious choice over something worse for you" – iMore

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New in Healthy Desserts 2.0 

- Complete redesign of the app 
- New inspiring recipe list that takes you even closer to the recipes 
- New practical index view with all recipes grouped by category 
- A new, better structured, about view 
- Print recipes over AirPrint 
- Share recipes over AirDrop 
- iPad: Redesigned cooking experience with larger font 
- iPad: Instructions and ingredients can now scroll independently from each other
- iPhone: Fullscreen recipe photos

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Features:

→ A good variety of cookies, bars, muffins and smoothies.

→ 66 handpicked premium recipes.
→ A seamless switch from US to metric units.
→ Save your favorites so you can return to them quickly.
→ Several stunning photos for each recipe!
→ Shopping list: Just email or SMS the ingredients to your iPhone!

→ Share or brag about your cookery on Facebook and Twitter!
→ Share recipes with friends and family over AirDrop.
→ Print recipes over AirPrint.
→ Estimated cooking time for each recipe.
→ All recipes are marked if they are vegan, raw, gluten free, naturally sweetened or whole grain.
→ Step by step cooking instructions, tap on a step to mark it as completed.
→ Universal app - run it on both your iPhone and your iPad
→ Stunning Retina graphics!



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"It feels great to just sit back and browse through so much awesomeness right in the palm of your hands. Healthy Dessert also sports one of the most delicious app icons I've come across" – Beautiful Pixels

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The French Desserts of Nanou
The French Desserts of Nanou

The French Desserts of Nanou

La Jolie Vie, LLC

Make the most delectable French pastries for family and friends! This app provides a collection of 50 recipes to make the most delicious and beautiful desserts. The recipes range from easy to challenging, all based on classic French recipes and tested to perfection. Nanou, a Parisian, passionate about pastry with 30 years of practice, shares her secrets with you.

- 50 recipes for classic French pastries
- Tips on baking pans and serving suggestions
- Share favorite recipes friends via email
- Make notes within each recipes of your own baking reminders
- Recipes available in English, French and Spanish
- Recipes in metric quantities for more precise ingredient measuring

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Dessert Recipes - Chocolates and Confections
Dessert Recipes - Chocolates and Confections

Dessert Recipes - Chocolates and Confections

Khon Ha

◆◆ Over 1.967.583 downloads in 139 countries ◆◆

► TOP FOOD & DRINK PAID APP IN CANADA, USA, FRANCE...

◆ The short preparation instructions are clearly formulated and easy to understand. The recipes are affordable, simple to prepare and cook, and created with readily available supermarket ingredients.

◆ All preparations are uncomplicated and useful for the complete beginner.

◆ The app is divided into 2 chapters:
• CELEBRATION DESSERTS
• CHOCOLATES AND CONFECTIONS

◆ Features at a glance:
- all recipes are uncomplicated to prepare
- all recipes displayed in professional way
- you can now add your own notes to recipes
- keep all your recipes in one app

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Make a Wine Selection

For many of us, the thought of finding the right wine for our meal can be a daunting undertaking. I'm no wine expert by any means, but I do have some friends that take their wine seriously, and I'm a bit fearful of choosing the wrong one. Thankfully there's an app for that. These are the two best apps I've found to make pairing a great wine with my meal easy.

Pocket Wine Pairing

Food and wine pairing has never been so clear, accessible and easy to understand.

Pocket Wine Pairing

Pocket Wine Pairing

For those who are looking for a great wine to pair with a specific meal

This app takes the mystery out of pairing and gives you all the guidance, information and examples you need to make successful pairings every time. It has a detailed index of all sorts of meal types, so you can find the best match for the meal you're preparing. Although Pocket Wine Pairing has most everything one would want to pair a wine with their meal, there is an optional upgrade that will allow you to receive access to all the content in the Pocket Wine app, which unlocks the complex world of wine and gives you an insight that has taken others years to achieve.

Why we love it

The Pocket Wine app is one of the best all-around wine apps available. This app concentrates on specifically the wine pairing section. It is comprehensive, and easy to use.

Wine4.Me

Wine4.Me helps you find a great wine for your favorite dish or special occasion

Wine4.Me

Wine4.Me Pairing

For those who want to learn more about wine and wine pairing

You don’t have to be an expert to enjoy wine. Wine4.Me helps you explore wine with confidence by offering you personalized wine rankings based on your own unique taste profile. All the wines in Wine4.Me’s extensive database are objectively analyzed one by a team of wine evaluators, who can pinpoint wine characteristics with a 90% repeat rate, which is pretty stellar. This data is intricately indexed by patent-pending technology and passed through the company’s proprietary algorithm that compares the profile of each wine to your taste profile to offer personalized wine rankings. Worried about finding a great wine? Wine4.Me’s wine selections are widely available at many stores and wine outlets across the country.

Why we love it

Learning about wine can sometimes be an intimidating adventure. Wine4.Me does a great job of educating non-wine experts, and gives them the knowledge they need to feel free to explore.

Make a List and Check It Twice

Once you've found the recipes you need to make your holiday meal one to remember, it's time to shop for groceries. I oftentimes find it a hassle to walk around the grocery store with my list in one hand and a pen in the other. Thankfully, these apps make grocery trips a little better. Try them out and see which one works for you.

eMeals - Healthy Meal Plans

eMeals - Healthy Meal Plans

eMeals, Inc.

Our meal planning app helps busy families get healthy dinners on the table—from planning to shopping to cooking.

eMeals is the simplest way to put affordable, healthy, homemade dinners on the table. eMeals provides:

• Your choice of 15 different food styles, including options for families of all sizes
• A weekly plan that features 7 new meal ideas
• Unlimited switching between food styles
• A smart shopping list that auto-populates as you select your weekly meals
• In-app integration with grocery stores and delivery services so you can have your shopping list gathered for curbside pickup or home delivery

eMeals is a fully-integrated meal planning app that helps busy families and individuals streamline dinner—planning, shopping, and cooking. Plus, eMeals partners with some of America’s most popular food and lifestyle publications for unique, one-of-a-kind meal plans. When you see how easy mealtime can be with eMeals, you’ll understand why eMeals customers say they “can’t live without it” and “don’t know how they ever did it before eMeals.”

Download eMeals today, and take the stress out of planning, shopping, and cooking delicious, healthy dinners.

Here are details on our subscription offers:
3-month Dinner Plan recurring subscription: $29.99
12-month Dinner Plan recurring subscription: $59.99
3-month All-Day Bundle recurring subscription: $39.99
12-month All-Day Bundle recurring subscription: $99.99

• Payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of your purchase.
• Subscription will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current subscription period.
• Your iTunes account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours of the end of the current period.
• You can manage your subscriptions and turn off auto-renew from your iTunes Account Setting.
• A current subscription cannot be cancelled while it is active. If you turn off auto-renew you will be able to access your current subscription until the end of the current period.

Privacy Policy: http://emeals.com/about/privacy-policy.php
Terms: http://emeals.com/about/terms.php

Bring! Shopping List

Bring! Shopping List

Bring! Labs AG

Your beautiful and simple grocery list. Try it out now - it's free!

Bring! helps already over 2 million people around the world to plan and manage their grocery shopping. Thanks to the user-friendly shopping list and clever sharing functions, all people in the household are always aware of what needs to be bought. This way, you save a lot of time and money while shopping. Try it out now - it's completely free!

Bring! won «Best of Apple Watch 2015» and was featured many times by Apple. In addition, Bring! is recommended by Gizmodo, MacWorld, TechCrunch and many more.

The most important features of Bring! are:
- Create and share your shopping lists with your family, colleagues or friends
- Templates for all shopping lists you need - for your home, office, club or for holidays with friends
- Bring! is optimized for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch and is available for other mobile platforms
- Add product photos to the items on the shopping list, so you always buy the right brand
- Send clever, ready-made messages to inform your contacts that you are going shopping or have changed the list
- Manage your recipes and import new recipes on your iPad by drag & drop
- The Bring! catalog includes several hundred articles. If something is missing, you can add articles yourself

The Bring! Shopping list can be downloaded and used free of charge. If you have feedback for us, please send an email to [email protected]

Simply clever shopping with Bring!

Grocery - Smart Grocery List

Grocery - Smart Grocery List

Conrad Stoll

Grocery is the smartest and fastest grocery list app. Grocery keeps your list sorted in the order you shop in your grocery store, works with Apple Watch and Siri, and is FREE to download!

Share your lists with partners and add items to your list on iCloud! Grocery keeps your list in Reminders so sharing a list is as simple as sharing your calendar.

Grocery was designed from the ground up to work best with Apple Watch. Checking items off your list on Apple Watch is lightning fast. You can even add items from the watch if you need to!

- Reminders -

• Add items to your list on Mac or iCloud Reminder's apps
• Share your list by sharing a Reminder's list with others
• Switch between different Reminder's lists for different stores

- Siri -

• Add items to your list with Siri.
• Tell Siri: "Add Eggs to my Grocery list"

- Lightning Fast -

• Grocery is optimized for fast list entry
• Custom auto-complete with your list items and notes
• Tap + to continue adding more items
• Copy and paste a list to add multiple items at once

- Sorting -

• Grocery learns every time you shop
• Keeps track of the order you mark off items to sort your list automatically next time
• Skipping an item or deleting it has no impact on sorting

- Multiple Stores -

• Add a Store for every place that you shop
• Grocery will learn your sorting order for each store

- Backup & Data -

• Your list is always stored in Reminders for easy backup or access outside of Grocery
• Grocery will never modify your other Reminders lists

- Quick Add -

• Quick Add uses your shopping history to suggest items you frequently shop for.
• It's great for adding frequently shopped for items to your grocery list.

Shopper No Ads - Grocery List

Shopper No Ads - Grocery List

The Shopper Network LLC

A super easy to use shopping list for weekly and other shopping. One of the first apps in the store, now downloaded by millions.

What makes Shopper great in a nutshell? Saving you time and money while you shop is all we do.

And you will never out-grow Shopper. Shopper has the most extensive set of free features available. And become a Gold user for options available in no other app. See our website for a detailed list of everything you can do.

For example, our rock solid, super fast cloud syncing of grocery lists and other shopping lists among your household and friends lets you divide and conquer at Costco and Kroger.

Check out the pictures and video below or just download it free now and give it a try. We guarantee you won't be disappointed.

Purchase Shopper Gold Membership InApp Purchase from Settings/Purchases for $8.99/year or $0.99/month. Gold Membership automatically renews (after one-year or one month, depending on the purchase) but can be disabled up to 24 hours prior to renewal.

Check out the Privacy Policy and Terms of use by following the Privacy Policy link ("http://www.myshopperapp.com/legal-1/") or by visiting Developer website ("http://www.myshopperapp.com/") and selecting Support/Legal.

Get the Help You Need

Have you ever been in the middle of cooking a new recipe and found yourself scratching your head trying to remember how many teaspoons in a tablespoon, or trying to remember how to convert grams to ounces? I know I have. These apps will help you solve all of these meal prep problems and more. You can thank me later.