There are many things you can 'learn to do' with an Android device, although one of the most fulfilling has to be cooking. Not only does cooking and recipe apps prove to be a great cooking tool, but they also help to ensure the food that you and your loved ones eat is better and more suited to your individual tastes. If you are on the lookout for a new cooking app, then below are ten apps worth checking out.
Food Network In the Kitchen
Anyone interesting in cooking, learning to cook or expanding their portfolio of recipes will probably be already familiar with Food Network In The Kitchen. If you are not, then it is an app worth checking out. This is a feature-rich cooking app with a ton of recipes and visual aids including videos to help you get those dishes just right.
Allrecipes Dinner Spinner
Again, if you are looking for a feature-rich app, then another option worth checking out is Allrecipes Dinner Spinner. Like the Food Network app, this one offers a ton of ways to improve your cooking skills and recipe knowledge and all with step by step instructions, nice images and videos.
Another very polished option and one which includes a very large database of recipes is Allthecooks Recipes. This one is stated to contain over 230,000 recipes and quickly looking through, it is easy to believe. Great app for when you are looking for just the right recipe.
Quick & Easy Recipes
If you are still developing and honing your cooking skills or just looking for quick and easy recipes, then the aptly named Quick & Easy Recipes app is the app for you. This is an app which is purpose-designed with a selection of hand-picked quick and easy to make recipes, so perfect for when you are short on time but are still looking for something nice to cook up.
The Betty Crocker Cookbook
Betty Crocker is one of the staple names in the home cooking market and you can already find a whole host of cookbooks from Betty Crocker available. Well, this is the app which looks to bring all those hardback recipes to your smartphone and tablet in app form. With over 15,000 recipes on offer, this one should have something for everyone.
Yummly Recipes & Shopping List
Yummly is another app which brings a wealth of recipes to your smartphone and tablet and all within another very polished app offering. This one also comes with the added benefit of being able to generate shopping lists based on the recipes you are interesting in. No more I forgot to pick that ingredient up excuses with this one.
SideChef: Step-by-step cooking
SideChef is not quite as big as some of the other app names on this list, but this is an app which offers a wealth of features. Not to mention, this is one which is designed to cater to all levels of cooks, be them novices or experts. With detailed step by step instructions this is a nice tool to have on hand.
For those who are more specifically interesting in improving or learning how to create perfect Mexican dishes, Mexican recipes is a nice little app to try out. This one contains a good variety of authentic Mexican staples and will certainly help to add a bit more spice to your cooking style.
Likewise, if you are more interested in getting your Chicken Chow Mein or Mongolian Beef perfected, then Chinese Recipes is another nice app to check out. With this one, you are looking at over 80 familiar Chinese recipes with all the recipes split into easy-to-navigate and find categories.
Desserts from A to Z
Like any good dinner party, this list comes to a close with the dessert course. More specifically, with an app that is designed to help you get to better grips with the world of desserts. If you would prefer to work more on your sweet dishes than your main dishes, then this app offers a great selection to choose from.