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v1.0.2.0 - Offline viewing of purchased collections - UI fixes in Snap view - Bug fixes v1.0.1.4 - Fix Store visibility issue. v1.0.1.3 - Bug Fix addressing printing of recipes v1.0.1.2 - Bug Fix v1.0.1.1 - Fixed Bug with In-app purchasing content v1.0.1.0 - In-app purchasing of new recipe collections v1.0.0.0 - Full Release


  • First recipe and cooking app designed specifically for Windows 8
  • Includes more recipes than 20 full size cookbooks
  • Great for the kitchen with easy to read recipe Prepare feature
  • Navigate quickly and precisely using Windows 8's Semantic Zoom feature
  • Use the Share Charm in the Charm Bar to share any recipe—or a link to the app in the Windows Store—with family and friends
  • Check out Spotlight to find the Editors' Top Picks and other featured recipes

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2 stars out of 5
· 6/8/2013
Ultimately, not worth the money I paid

I have bought and been using this app for months now. It is ok, but has some major flaws that they don't seem to want to acknowledge or fix. 1) Every update wipes your favorite recipes 2) On top of the premium 4.99 you pay, they are constantly trying to push additional recipes for 1.99. 3) They are not adding recipes, except as noted above 4) They can't seem to save your scroll position on long lists 5) You can't access or rate recipes 6) You can't comment a recipe

4 stars out of 5
· 4/24/2013
Can't Print

Great recipes and the app is easy to use, however it does not have a print function to print out the recipe.

3 stars out of 5
· 2/13/2013
Great BUT

This is a great app. Beautiful and well illustrated BUT it needs a shopping list feature and a way to print. Kraft's iPhone is great like that (albeit unstable). If I can email recipes and shopping lists, etc, it would make this would double it's value.

4 stars out of 5
· 2/7/2013
Fantastic collection, a bit awkward to bring

"Ronald" doesn't know what he's talking about. There are thousands of recipes included with your initial purchase. There is another set of 60+ collections you can buy, but there's no need to do so, and some are free. My only beef (if you'll pardon the pun) is Windows 8's bizarre UI. To print a recipe, you have to bring up the charms bar, click Devices, and print from there. Unfortunately, some recipes are either corrupt, or restricted. I could not print Asian Vegetable Rolls without crashing.

5 stars out of 5
· 2/1/2013
Love iCookbook!!!

This may be helpful: - move the cursor (if you're still using a mouse and not a Surface) to the lower right hand corner - 5 "charms" will appear vertically - click on the magnifying glass (search) - enter a search word(s) then enter OR click on iCookbooks' app This worked fine for me...hope it works for you as well. :)

4 stars out of 5
· 1/27/2013

iCookbook is a good application, but it has a few cons... For example: Being quite slow at times, and taking quite a long time to open... Other than that, it's an great app.. Keep it up (4.5 out of 5)

5 stars out of 5
· 1/18/2013
best cook book ever dummies wise up

best cookbook ever downloaded and I am tired of reading reviews stating there is no search feature. dummies wise up its windows 8 and you have to move you mouse to the right side of screen for search and settings to pop up in a column long as the app is open you will search inside of the cookbook. do your home work before leaving negative comments

5 stars out of 5
· 1/17/2013
Great App

Some of the reviews for this app I have read are really misleading. Like one guy said where are my recipes? You can right click on the recipe and then click favorite and it will be saved for you. There is also a recent Column. Then there is the guy that said there is no search. Come on really search in windows 8 is handled by windows key+C and then click search you can search almost anything inside of windows 8 this way give it a try for email, pictures, music, Bing and yep your apps.

3 stars out of 5
· 12/28/2012

I loved this app when it was working and now I open it and it close right away and I only had this Toshiba windows 8 computer for two days. Anyone have any suggestions to fix this problem because I would definitely appreciate anyone help!!!! Thanks

5 stars out of 5
· 12/10/2012
Well rounded, gorgeous app

Beautiful, easy to use navigation with intuitive controls and sections. The share feature is also very nicely done sharing the full recipe with picture. Can't wait to see what more gets added in future recipes and features.