Cooking? There's an App for That...

Cooking? There's an App for That...

Converting measurements, substituting ingredients, figuring out flavor profiles, or just get hands-on advice from local chefs. How your smartphone & tablet computer may become as indispensable as a good recipe.

A lot of chefs are taking a high tech approach, coming out with cooking apps for smartphones and tablets that take recipes to a whole new level. Cooking apps often offer embedded video, can calculate conversions and update automatically. We talk with three kitchen pros about where they turn to for help, and the 'extras' that can make apps a perfect fit for use in the kitchen and supermarket.


Monica Bhide

Syndicated spice columnist for Scripps media; author, "Modern Spice: Inspired Indian Flavors for the Contemporary Kitchen (Simon & Schuster)

Dorie Greenspan

James Beard award-winning cookbook author; her most recent is "Around My French Table" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Michael Ruhlman

cookbook author; also celebrity judge on The Food Network

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