How to Organize Your Recipes and Giveaway

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Looking for a better way to organize all those recipes you find on blogs, websites and pinterest?  I know I am and I think I found the answer.  It’s called Cook’n

Cook’n is an easy to use and fun way to organize all those recipes.  Not only will it get you organized but it will simplify your meal preparation, save you money and help you eat healthier.

If you are like me cooking is not the problem.  I like to cook, it’s the planning that is the hard part.  Figuring out what we’re going to have for dinner is the challenge.  I know when my recipes are all in one place and easy to access  meal planning is a lot easier.

Cook’n is a website that provides you with a great way to not only organize all those recipes you find on the internet but also organize your personal recipes.  All those old family favorites.

There are lots of great video tutorials on the site that show you how everything works and inputting your own recipes is quick and easy.  The program is very intuitive and you just type in the first letter or two of an ingredient and it figures out what you are typing and inputs it for you!

Some of my favorite features:

1. You don’t have to type in those recipes you find on the internet.  They have a great “capture” button which brings the recipe and picture right into the Cook’n program and stores the recipe for you.

2. You can create a quick and easy meal plan for the week using the recipes you have in the program.

3.  You can type in the ingredients you have on hand and it will tell you which of your recipes you can make with those ingredients – love this!

4.  You have access to 500 of Cook’ns best recipes as well as when you purchase Cook”n you can to download one cookbook for FREE.  They have over 150 to choose from.

5.  It will also automatically adjust the serving size for you.  Need to cook for a crowd Cook’n figures out how much you need of everything for you.

6.  Cook’n also analyzes the nutritional value of your recipes for you.

7.  Want to make a cookbook of all your family favorites – Cook’n’ can do that for you too!

8.  It works on PC and Mac and they have a phone app coming soon!

Cook’n is giving away one free copy to one of my readers.  That is a $79.95 value.    They are also offering a 50% off discount code for all Homebased Mom readers!

Just input the code mb-homebased at checkout.

Ways to earn chances to win:

1.  Leave a comment below

2.  “Like” their Facebook page

You can also follow Cook’n any of the follwing ways:
-Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/cooknsoftware/
-Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/cooknsoftware
-Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/110972757289789589009/posts

So that’s a total of five ways to enter.  Please leave a separate comment for each way you enter.

Giveaway open until 12 AM Friday, June 15, 2012

Comments

  1. 51
    Laurie says:

    I follow on twitter;)

  2. 52
    Aggie says:

    I would love to have this! Thank you for the giveaway!

  3. 53
    Aggie says:

    I liked Cook’n on FB!

  4. 54
    Carolyn says:

    Sounds like a FABULOUS program, I would LOVE it!

  5. 55
    nancy says:

    What a fabulous idea! An amazing site. Having this source to keep meals organized would be fantastic. Thanks.

  6. 56
    Anne says:

    Love it.

  7. 57
    Carole Lee says:

    I too hate meal planning but love to cook. I am definately interested in something which could transform meal planning from a chore to easy and done.

  8. 58
    Nancy says:

    It looks like it would be great. Have you used this ?
    Hope I win. If not, half price would be good.

  9. 59
    Nancy says:

    how long is the half price offer good?????

  10. 60
    Carrie says:

    I would love to try this out… I have a million recipes that I have found on the web and printed out. They are now in a big messy pile without any form of organization. I SO HOPE I WIN!!!

  11. 61
    Cara says:

    This sounds great. It will do all the things Ive been looking for. Im on a quest to get more organized and remember my healthier meal options so I can use them more frequently. I would love this.

  12. 62
    Cara says:

    I liked on facebook!

  13. 63
    Cara says:

    following on twitter,

  14. 64
    Cara says:

    I’m following on Google+

  15. 65
    Lisa says:

    I was so excited to to read this post and can’t wait to get organized!

  16. 66
    Lisa says:

    I liked on Facebook!

  17. 67
    Lisa says:

    I followed on pinterest.

  18. 68
    Karen says:

    This would save a lot of time and be a great way to get organized.

  19. 69
    Carolsue says:

    I really, really need this program! :)
    I like Cook’n on Facebook (Carolsue Anderson)
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

  20. 70
    Carolsue says:

    I follow Cook ‘n on Twitter as MsCarolsueA
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

  21. 71
    Carolsue says:

    I follow Cook’n on Pinterest as cezovski9
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

  22. 72
    Carolsue says:

    I follow Cook’n on Google+ (Carol Ezovski)
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

  23. 73
    gina says:

    great giveaway:)
    gina

  24. 74
    Cara says:

    I’m following on pinterest too!

  25. 75
    Jodi says:

    Can’t wait for the app to launch!

  26. 76
    Jodi says:

    Great give-a-way and discount! Thank you! (also liked the Cook’n Facebook page)

  27. 77
    DebT says:

    What a great idea (and giveaway)!!

  28. 78
    Julie says:

    That would be wonderful to use!

  29. 79
    Kate Anne Javier says:

    I follow on Pinterest!!

  30. 80
    Kate Anne Javier says:

    I follow on Facebook!

  31. 81
    Kate Anne Javier says:

    Thanks for the chance to win!! Definitely sounds like something I would need!

  32. 82
    Kala says:

    I’d love to win! Great giveaway!

  33. 83
    Sara F says:

    Would love it!

  34. 84
    Barbie H. says:

    This looks amazing. I love creative people.

  35. 85
    Dee Parker says:

    Sounds like a brilliant program!

  36. 86
    Dee Parker says:

    I “like” Cook’n on facebook

  37. 87
    Valerie A. H. says:

    Would love this system! Great giveaway!

  38. 88

    Would love this, a better way to keep track.
    Thanks for all your info.

  39. 89
    Christy H says:

    I think I would really like this system!

  40. 90
    Christy H says:

    I am now following the site on Pinterest

  41. 91
    KATIE T says:

    I have so many recipes and both tried and true and want to try…this system would be great! Thanks for your wonderful blog!

  42. 92
    Belinda Harrington says:

    I would LOVE to win this software, I really need to organize all my recipes online. Thanks for hosting this giveaway :)

  43. 93
    Belinda Harrington says:

    I liked their Facebook Page

  44. 94
    Belinda Harrington says:

    I am following on Pinterest.

  45. 95
    Belinda Harrington says:

    I’m following on Twitter (via @pinfanatics)

  46. 96
    Belinda Harrington says:

    & I am following on Google Plus :)

  47. 97
    marti says:

    Sounds like something I could really use!

  48. 98
    marti says:

    Liked them on Facebook too!

  49. 99
    Linda S. says:

    Love your site. I live in Utah and enjoy hearing about your travel here. Good luck with everything.

  50. 100
    Mirien says:

    Organizing my recipes is on my list of projects to do, but just haven’t known where to start. Cook’n looks like a great solution!

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