The First Real Kitchen Cookbook
By Chronicle Books
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The First Real Kitchen gives beginner cooks what other cooking apps don’t: trusted advice on how to stock your first kitchen, simple but delicious recipes to get you started, and videos that make your entry into cooking easy and fun!
•25 easy-to-follow and delicious recipes
•25 gorgeous full-color photographs of finished dishes
•10 instructional videos featuring tips, tricks, and friendly advice
•Easy-to-use shopping list automatically adds lists and combines ingredient quantities when shopping for multiple recipes
•Shop Smart reference feature gives quick and easy information on buying ingredients
•Comprehensive search function that finds everything you need
•Post favorite recipes to Facebook, Twitter, or e-mail with one click
•US and metric measurements for all recipes
The First Real Kitchen app gives you 25 go-to recipes that keep cost and difficulty low and deliciousness high, plus instructive, friendly videos and a wealth of shopping tips—including useful tricks, like how to tell a pepper’s heat just by looking at it. Mouthwatering recipes, like Classic Roast Chicken and Honey-Citrus Salmon with Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes, teach novice cooks fundamental skills and encourage you to perfect your abilities as you become more experienced. Easily share your progress through Facebook, Twitter, or e-mail, and let your friends and family watch as you become a culinary rock star!
I just downloaded the app and right off the bat I LIKE the helpful videos -- the quality and clarity is very good and the information, in general, is good to know whether a novice or an expert in the kitchen!! The recipes are broken into seven categories and not very difficult so the neophyte cook won't be intimidated and the experienced cook has "quick and easy" go tos.
Not all but some recipes show up under two different categories, for example, Crispy Teriyaki Chicken with Rice is listed under both Chicken and Stir-Fries so it's NOT you're getting DIFFERENT recipes in the Stir-Fries and Super Easy categories, which can be preceived as deceptive!! My suggestion: either REMOVE these two categories or REMOVE the duplicate (recipes) and REPLACE them with category specific recipes -- as this is named "The First Real Kitchen Cookbook", super easy (recipes) is the selling point so maybe that category can be removed all together!!!!
Also there's no "save to favorites" option so hopefully that will be added in the first update -- if these changes are made in future updates and more recipes are added, this app can very easily go from an OK/Good app to a REALLY GREAT app!!!
Great app wish there were more recipes!
I love it so far! I like the section about how to pick the best meat, fruit and veggies from the grocery store. I've always wanted to know the secret to picking a good cantaloupe. The only drawback to this app is that I wish there were more recipes. The ones they offer are delish but there's not enough. I guess that means i have to buy the book. The videos are very helpful, nice touch! Great for my daughter!
I just love this little ap! Great recipes, the authors are adorable, and the layout of the ap is easy to use. I'll def recommend to all of the new grads I know who are finding themselves faced with their first real kitchens!
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- Category: Food & Drink
- Released: Jun 08, 2011
- Version: 1.0
- Size: 139 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Chronicle Books
- Copyright © 2011 Chronicle Books. Text copyright © 2011 by Megan Carle and Jill Carle.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.2.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.