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2 stars out of 5
· 11/23/2015
Currently Broken

Used to work fine. Now it says I'm not logged in and crashes. I've lost a lot of recipes I had in Chef. If they fix it I would recommend it. It was great for awhile.

1 stars out of 5
· 9/22/2015
Very Poor Performance

It looked like a great app to have but it doesn't even open. It just gives me a notice claiming that I have to sign into a Microsoft account (even though I am already signing on to it FROM my Microsoft account). This one's going to the recycle bin.

5 stars out of 5
· 12/17/2012

Chef lets me collect recipes from any site and view them in one place. It's also useful if you like to plan out meals in advance.

4 stars out of 5
· 2/16/2014
Almost perfect

The best recipe collection app I have found, as I can add recipes from anywhere on the web! So useful. Plus a shopping list tool that allows you to consolidate, and a menu planner. All-in-one! However, you can't organize recipes into custom folders. The default is alphabetical. I prefer by course.

1 stars out of 5
· 6/1/2013
This app doesn't work with the share charm

Followed the instructions to use the share charm to import recipes but this app can not share. It doesn't do anything it is supposed to do. Great idea...if it worked!!!!

2 stars out of 5
· 4/9/2013
Used to be great til they abandoned development.

This app used to be fantastic. They promised updates, they promised a windows phone version, none materialized. Now even basic functionality like sharing a recipe list with onenote is broken. Devs have abandoned this project. Too bad.

1 stars out of 5
· 2/19/2013

Does not let me share recipes after the second time I opened the app. Also it will not open anymore. I was excited, but now im uninstalling seeing it does not work. Trying PEPPERPLATE.

3 stars out of 5
· 2/12/2013

This app has great potential, but several bugs. I get "something went wrong" error almost half the time I try to add recipes. Editing recipes is awkward; I would suggest that the recipe title pop up in an edit box when adding, so a recipe like "the best meatball" can be edited to Meatball, allowing it to be sorted in "M" instead of "T." I also contacted support regarding the "something went wrong" error and no one contacted me.

4 stars out of 5
· 2/3/2013
Great app, BUT...

Intuitive and easy to use. I love the sharing option...worked perfectly w/ AllRecipes. However, the consumer needs to option to at least delete recipes, if not edit them. Other than that, I really enjoyed it.

3 stars out of 5
· 1/21/2013
Good, but needs flexibility

I will change this review if this changes. Adding your own recipes is an exercise in luck. 30% of the time, "something goes wrong," and if you try to check another area, or do so accidentally, all the text you've entered vanishes. Also, when you add ingredients, such as "3 hard-boiled eggs, chopped", it gets changed to "3 units eggs", which makes sense for the purposes of shopping, but really damages the recipe. IF YOU ARE READING THIS, DESIGNERS, PLEASE FIX THIS IN THE RECIPE SECTION.

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  • Save recipes from popular culinary websites via the Share Charm.
  • Create menus and plan future meals using saved recipes.
  • Generate and share consolidated shopping lists.
  • Roam recipes, menus, and shopping lists across Windows 8 devices.

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Enabled inline editing of recipes, enhanced custom recipe importer, added flipviews to make picking the right recipe photo easier, added ability to share recipes via email, and addressed a couple of bugs. We hope you enjoy these updates, more to come in the future! Please email support@cheftheapp.com with any questions, comments, or feature requests.

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