Eat Your Books

FAQs

Will EYB have a wishlist?

We plan to add this feature that will allow you to set up a wishlist for books you would like to own. In the meantime you can create a wishlist bookmark where you can store this information.

Can I be a Facebook fan of Eat Your Books or follow you on Twitter?

Absolutely, we would love you to follow us on Facebook and Twitter. We post updates every day to let you know about new blog posts, indexed books, contests and great recipes. We also have a Cookbook Club on Fa...

Is there an Eat Your Books app for iPhone/Android?

When you use Eat Your Books on your smartphone, it will restructure the page to fit your phone screen. All the features of the full site can be used on a phone. You can learn here about adding an icon to your p...

Can I use my own categories for my cookbooks and recipes?

Yes you can. At EYB we have categorized thousands of books and recipes, so you can search for books by Ethnicity, Occasion, Special Diet, Course and general categories such as Soups, Cakes, etc. Members can org...

I keep my cookbooks in two different locations - do I need two Bookshelves?

No, you only need one Bookshelf. You simply tag your cookbooks with a Bookmark that indicates which location the book is in. Many members use this feature to keep track of their cookbook collections in differen...

Can I view another member's Bookshelf?

On every Book detail page (click on the book title to access), there is a tab called Bookshelves. Every member who owns that book is listed. Click on a username and you can see that member's Profile page and a ...

Why can't I find a recipe that I know is in my books?

You can only find recipes in books that have been indexed by Eat Your Books. So the book can be in the EYB Library but not yet be indexed and the recipes are not yet available in your searches. If by chance th...

Some recipes include "store-cupboard ingredients" - what does this mean?

As you will know by now we are not a recipe site! Eat Your Books lets you search for recipes in your cookbooks by ingredients. It's unlikely anyone would want to search for recipes by basic ingredients such as ...

What does "new ingredient" mean?

Sometimes the indexers come across an ingredient that has never been used before - surprising when we have more than 38,000 ingredients in our database. In that case they enter new ingredient and we then replac...

What is the difference between a Free and Paid Membership?

With a Free membership you can add up to 5 cookbooks or magazines and unlimited blogs, websites and online recipes. With a Premium Paid membership you can add unlimited cookbooks and magazines as well as the on...