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What is Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration™?

Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration™ is Allrecipes’ application for the Apple iPad. You can browse recipes by course, ingredient, method or prep time to find recipes. Click inspire me to be shown photos of dishes that fit your search criteria. Ready to cook? View the recipe on one screen, and track your cook time using the timer in the app!

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How do I get the Allrecipes FREE iPad application, Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration™?

Click here to be taken to the Apple iTunes Store to download the app for free!

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What is Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration Pro™?

Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration Pro™ is a paid version of the Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration™ app which allows you to search for and view recipes the same way you can in the free version, as well as by cuisine and occasions, and add them to your Allrecipes Shopping List or Recipe Box. Any recipe saved to your Recipe Box will also be saved to your Recipe Box on Allrecipes.

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How do I get Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration Pro™?

From any screen on the Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration™ App, click on Settings in the top right corner. Click on Purchase Pro to upgrade to the Pro version of the App. You can also click on the red ribbon in the bottom right corner of the Inspire Me page.

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How do I browse for recipes on Allrecipes.com - Your Kitchen Inspiration™ and Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration Pro™?

Click on Inspire Me and select a course, ingredient, method and cook time (or any combination of these) and photos of recipes meeting your criteria will begin to show on the screen. Click on one if it interests you. If not, keep watching the photos—one will definitely come along that does! If a recipe photo interests you, click on the photo. You will have the option of seeing recipe details, more recipes like the one you are viewing, or clicking review later will add to the menu bar at the bottom for ease of seeing it when you are ready.

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How do I search for Recipes on Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration™?

Click on the Search icon in the top right corner of the page. Type in a search term and click Go. Add filters for ingredients you want, ingredients you don’t want, and any dietary restrictions you want implemented using the menu items in the bottom bar.

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How do I clear my prior search criteria and search results?

You can remove your previous search criteria and search filters by going through and unselecting them.

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How do I access my Recipe Box on Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration™?

First, ensure you have upgraded to the Pro version of the app. Then, click on Recipe Box in the top menu bar to view your Allrecipes.com Recipe Box—you will have to log into your Allrecipes account in order to access your Recipe Box. You will be prompted after clicking on the Recipe Box icon, or, you can log in by clicking the Settings button on the top right corner of any page.

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How do I add a recipe to my Allrecipes Recipe Box from Allrecipes Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration™?

From any recipe detail page, click on the Recipe Box icon (the icon farthest to the left). You will be prompted to log in if you have not, and will need to have upgraded to the Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration Pro™ version of the app.

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How do I change the serving size of a recipe on Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration™?

From the recipe detail page, click on the box containing the number of servings. A pop-up box will appear, and you can select your desired number of servings. Once you have selected the number of servings, click update, and the ingredient list will update with the ingredients for the new serving size amount. (Please note: the directions list will not change.)

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How do I rate a recipe on Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration™?

From the recipe detail page or the cooking details page, click on the star rating next to the recipe photo to share how you and your family liked the recipe. Click on the number of stars you would like to give the recipe, and click Rate. Your rating will be shared instantly with the Allrecipes community, not only on the iPad, but also on the website.

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How can I see a more kitchen-friendly version of the recipe instructions on Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration™?

After searching for a recipe, and finding a recipe you like, click on the red Start Cooking circle. You will then see all of the ingredients, the recipe timer, and the step-by-step directions. The first step will be highlighted. Click on the orange next in the top right corner to see the next step, or back in the top left corner to see the previous step. To go back to the previous view, click on the red Stop Cooking circle on the recipe page.

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How do I create a Shopping List on Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration Pro™?

You can create a Shopping List by clicking on List icon in the top right corner of any page on the app. Click View Lists, then when the pop-up titled My Lists appears, click on the + sign on the left side of the box. You can then title the new list, and add items to it by clicking add item and typing in the custom item. You can also add recipes to your Shopping List by clicking the Shopping List icon (the center icon under the recipe photo) on any recipe detail page.

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How do I add to an existing Shopping List on Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration Pro™?

You can also add any recipe to an existing Shopping List previously created (either on the Allrecipes website, or on the app) by clicking the Shopping List icon (the center icon under the recipe photo) on any recipe detail page.

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How do I change the serving size of recipes I have already added to my Shopping List on Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration™?

To change the serving size of any recipe on your Shopping List on Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration™, view the list by clicking on the list icon in the top right corner of the page. Click on View Lists and select the list you would like to view. The recipes included in the list will be listed to the right of the list. Click on the recipe which you would like to alter, and choose the number of servings. Click update, and the items on your Shopping List will automatically reflect the ingredients required for the new serving size.

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How do I check off items on my Shopping List on Allrecipes — Your Kitchen Inspiration Pro™?

Simply click the item you would like to check off, and the check box next to the item will reflect the item has been checked off the list. To clear the checked items, click clear all. You can also hold the ingredient on your Shopping List and drag it to the trash can to remove it.

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How do I edit my Shopping List on Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration Pro™?

You can add recipes to any list directly from the recipe detail page by clicking on the Shopping List icon (the center icon under the recipe photo) on any recipe detail page. You can also add an item directly to the list by clicking add item on the list view page. To change the serving size of any recipe, click on the recipe which you would like to alter the number of servings for, and choose the number of servings. Click update, and the items on your Shopping List will automatically reflect the ingredients required for the new serving size. You can also hold the ingredient on your Shopping List and drag it to the trash can to remove it.

To remove a recipe from your Shopping List, hold the recipe for a second and then drag it to the trash.

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How do I delete a Shopping List on Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration Pro™?

You can delete a Shopping List by clicking on View Lists then click edit in the top left corner. Select the Shopping List you would like to delete, and click delete. The Shopping List will be deleted both from the Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration Pro™ app, as well as your Recipe Box on Allrecipes.

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How do I share a recipe on Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration™?

To share a recipe, go to any recipe detail page, and click on the envelope icon. You will be able to email the recipe directly from the app.

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How do I share my Shopping List from Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration Pro™?

To share your Shopping List, go to the desired Shopping List. Click on the envelope icon at the top of the list. You will then be able to email the Shopping List.

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“Oops. Your connection timed out. Please try again.” is appearing when I attempt to use the Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration™ or the Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration Pro™. What do I do?

You will see this error message when the app cannot connect during the attempt to process your request. Please repeat the action you were attempting before you saw this message. If repeating the action still does not yield results, please email us at iPadSupport@Allrecipes.com, include the error message, and we will investigate further.

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“Oops. The device momentarily lost your connection. Please try again.” is appearing when I attempt to use the Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration™ or the Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration Pro™. What do I do?

This error message might display if your device switched from one connection to another (for example a Wi-Fi connection to a 3G connection, or a 3G to a 2G connection. Please repeat the action you were attempting before you saw this message. If repeating the action still does not yield results, please email us at iPadSupport@Allrecipes.com, include the error message, and we will investigate further.

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“We are having technical difficulties. Please try again.” appears when I attempt to use the Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration™ or Allrecipes.com — Your Kitchen Inspiration Pro™. What do I do?

Please attempt to complete the action a second time. If repeating the action does not yield results, please follow the below steps:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Click Log Out
  3. Click Log In
  4. Re-enter your username and your password

If following these steps does not yield results, please email iPadSupport@Allrecipes.com. Please include your device model, operating system, the task you were attempting to perform and the date you saw the error message.

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I paid for Dinner Spinner Pro. Do I have to purchase Your Kitchen Inspiration Pro™?

Yes. This app is completely separate from the iPhone Dinner Spinner application. While you can use the Dinner Spinner app on your iPad, if you want the app designed for your iPad you will need to seek that out too.

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I’m a Allrecipes Pro, why must I purchase Your Kitchen Inspiration Pro™?

While being an Allrecipes Pro includes great benefits, free access to our mobile Pro applications is not included. Our iPad application must be purchased separately through iTunes.

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Why do recipes I’ve saved before not show in my Recipe Box?

This was a bug in our code and has been since fixed. Your recipes were saved to your Recipe Box on Allrecipes.com, they just did not show on Your Kitchen Inspiration Pro™. We have fixed this bug and if you install the updated version, it will be fixed.

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Why do recipes I’ve saved before not show in my shopping list?

This was due to a bug in our code and has been since fixed. The ingredients were always saved to your shopping list on Allrecipes.com, they just did not show on Your Kitchen Inspiration Pro™. We have fixed this bug and if you install the updated version, it will be fixed.

 
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