Eat Your Books

Recipes - How-tos

Searching for recipes in your Bookshelf

In this example we want to find all chocolate cake recipes Type the words that describe what you're looking for into the Search Box. If you have a specific term you want such as a book title, put it in sp...

Recipe results explained

Recipes are listed in the Library and your Bookshelf displaying a variety of information about the recipe. Sort by - the default is relevance to search terms though you can choose from other sort options ...

Searching for recipes that use specific ingredients

You can use the search box to find recipes using a particular ingredient - use this as a quick search when you don't need to be too specific. Or you can use the Filters, which will give you more accurate result...

Excluding certain ingredients or categories from recipe search

There are times when you want to exclude certain ingredients or categories from a search - you might be cooking for someone with allergies or you might want to do a chicken dish but not a curry. You should rem...

Restricting recipe search to just one book or just one author

Enter the book title or author name in speech marks in the Recipes search terms box e.g. "Barefoot Contessa Cookbook" or "Ina Garten" Add in any other search criteria You will then just see recipes in that ...

Selecting recipes from different sources

You can limit your recipe search results by using the Only Show options. In this example we are looking at the options available within your own Bookshelf - the Library does not show Bookmark filters. Ent...

Searching online recipes in the EYB Library

There may be times when you can't find a recipe in your own collection or you just want to look for new ideas. You can search the EYB Library for thousands of recipes with online links from cookbooks and magazi...

Adding personal recipes to your Bookshelf

Members can now index their own personal recipes on Eat Your Books. So all those recipes that you've been clipping from magazines and been given by a friend or relative can be added to your Bookshelf. You can a...

Editing or deleting a personal recipe

Find the Personal Recipe you want to edit or delete: Click on the Personal Recipes filter on the right hand side, and scroll to find the recipe. Or if you have a lot of personal recipes, use the filter and...