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Finding a recipe among your cookbooks


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Finding a recipe among your cookbooks

The_Bayou | Sep 12, 2006 03:37 PM

I have a large collection of cookbooks (by my standard, about 30), but often find myself going to the internet to find a recipe when I need one. The reason for is that with so many cookbooks, it takes too long to find what I am looking for, for instance an interesting pork tenderloin recipe. I could go through all the cookbooks, or I could just look on line. I have been thinking of ways to avoid this, and this is all that I have come up with:

recording in a database the following from each cookbook - Name of cookbook, name of each recipe, type of recipe (app, entre, lunch, cocktail, etc...), primary ingredient, and page. That way I could just go to my computer, sort by pork, and then go to whichever cookbook has the most interesting recipe.

Obviosly this would be time consuming. Anybody else have a better (more efficient) system?

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