elBulli's Cooking App Is Perfect

Adrià en Casa is the cooking app by the most famous chef in the world, Ferran Adrià, the co-owner of elBulli—the best restaurant in the world that sadly is no more. It is the distillation of decades of experience and cooking technique into a clever app with a perfect design. I'm on a two month sabbatical now, but I'm… » 3/12/13 11:35am 3/12/13 11:35am

The Better Bacon Book: Bacon on Bacon on Bacon on iPad

OpenAirPub consistently puts out the best and most useful cookbooks for the iPad. First they had Speakeasy Cocktails which taught you how to make a drink, then Food52, which was a serious survival guide for holiday cooking and now they done one upped themselves with... bacon. Yes, a cookbook about makin', cravin'… » 3/22/12 6:00pm 3/22/12 6:00pm

Is it Ready Yet?: Stop Over-Cooking Your Meat

No one wants to be coughing up turkey dust after eating your dry-as-a-bone bird. I know, I know, you cooked it in a bag and used your favorite aunt's recipe that she swears that she only shared with you. So how could it go wrong? Maybe the one-size-fits-all cooking time and temperature that was printed on the bird's… » 11/23/11 6:00pm 11/23/11 6:00pm

FOOD52 Is the Best Cooking App for the Holidays

I love the holidays because people get cheery, weather gets crispy and food gets delicious. Luckily, I don't cook anything! If you do cook, however, it's probably a good idea to have some recipes and a plan. FOOD52 Holiday Recipe and Survival Guide is an ace iPad cookbook that'll take care of everything for you. » 11/18/11 1:00pm 11/18/11 1:00pm

Appetites' Easy As Pie: Team Pie Forever

Pie is a majestic dessert dating back to, oh I don't know, let's say Egypt. Seriously, who cares, it's pie. Everyone loves pie. Well maybe not those horrible people who are part of team cake. Man I hate those people and their frostings and stupid shows about cakes shaped like motorcycles and members of the royal… » 11/17/11 7:20pm 11/17/11 7:20pm

Gourmet Live Is Now on the iPhone

The former Gourmet Magazine, reinvented on the iPad as Gourmet Live has undergone the shrunkifying process of porting itself to the iPhone. It's the same content as the iPad: some delicious looking recipes, fun cooking stories and dead simple navigation. » 6/02/11 4:10pm 6/02/11 4:10pm

The Best Cooking Apps

Listen, cookbooks are great. That's fine. But do you know what else is great? Friggin' apps. With the right apps, your smartphone or tablet is your new cookbook—and cooking instructor, and sous chef. Here are the best. » 9/22/10 1:00pm 9/22/10 1:00pm