Register - Login
Views: 87326753
Main - Memberlist - Active users - Calendar - Wiki - IRC Chat - Online users
Ranks - Rules/FAQ - JCS - Stats - Latest Posts - Color Chart - Smilies
11-18-17 12:57:25 PM

Jul - General Chat - Recipe apps? New poll - New thread - New reply
Next newer thread | Next older thread
Tarale
Catgirl
Butts
Level: 65


Posts: 988/1116
EXP: 2289578
For next: 46050

Since: 07-23-07


Since last post: 3 days
Last activity: 1 day

Posted on 08-13-17 06:22:51 AM Link | Quote
Hey, does anybody here use any software to record all their recipes? I used to use a MediaWiki, then an app called SousChef, but both of those have died for various reasons. I started putting things in Evernote but I'm not that thrilled with it.

Ideally I'm after something I can share recipes across devices with. That way, if I'm out and decide to grab a few things for a recipe, I can check my phone for ingredients. I could also give friends recipes if it comes up in conversation while I'm out. Does anybody know of anything for this, or should I carry on using Evernote?
Robbie Rage

Goomba
Level: 9


Posts: 28/28
EXP: 2815
For next: 347

Since: 11-22-16


Since last post: 96 days
Last activity: 25 days

Posted on 08-14-17 10:39:41 AM Link | Quote
I've only used Evernote for keeping my recipes. What is it about Evernote that you're not thrilled with? Is there another feature you're looking for?
Tarale
Catgirl
Butts
Level: 65


Posts: 998/1116
EXP: 2289578
For next: 46050

Since: 07-23-07


Since last post: 3 days
Last activity: 1 day

Posted on 08-14-17 11:27:40 AM Link | Quote
Originally posted by Robbie Rage
I've only used Evernote for keeping my recipes. What is it about Evernote that you're not thrilled with? Is there another feature you're looking for?

I wasn't impressed with their approach to privacy at the end of last year. Also just want to know if there's something better.
Xkeeper






Posted on 08-16-17 03:55:37 PM Link | Quote
Trello actually works well for this:



You can use labels to organize them, checklists to note off the requirements for shopping. Use one board to collect recipes and another board to actually plan meals for the week; you can even throw them on a calendar using the "powerup" or whatever.

It didn't work well for us just because we're all lazy, but the idea is solid and it works on mobile
hydra-calm
Member
Level: 9


Posts: 19/37
EXP: 2470
For next: 692

Since: 07-21-17


Since last post: 9 days
Last activity: 2 days

Posted on 08-16-17 11:22:51 PM Link | Quote
On the linux/desktop side of things, I used to use Gourmet to scrape Seriouseats and other recipe sites and make shopping lists. I should start doing that again, considering how much I suck at sticking to a meal plan without it.
Tarale
Catgirl
Butts
Level: 65


Posts: 1002/1116
EXP: 2289578
For next: 46050

Since: 07-23-07


Since last post: 3 days
Last activity: 1 day

Posted on 08-17-17 01:20:52 AM Link | Quote
OMG TRELLO

I would not have thought of that in a million years. But I love my Trello!
Xkeeper






Posted on 08-17-17 02:52:55 AM Link | Quote
I forgot where I first heard of it, but it seems like a logical way to manage that sort of thing. The ability to include pictures and links and whatnot (and votes, and so on) would make it pretty useful.
303darthbobby
Catgirl
I'm the one they warned you about.
Level: 78


Posts: 1804/1809
EXP: 4341109
For next: 41117

Since: 03-02-09
From: North Carolina

Since last post: 81 days
Last activity: 80 days

Posted on 08-17-17 09:27:20 AM Link | Quote
Originally posted by Xkeeper
It didn't work well for us just because we're all lazy, but the idea is solid and it works on mobile


As much as I absolutely love Trello...this has been my entire experience with Trello.
Tarale
Catgirl
Butts
Level: 65


Posts: 1008/1116
EXP: 2289578
For next: 46050

Since: 07-23-07


Since last post: 3 days
Last activity: 1 day

Posted on 08-17-17 11:52:11 AM Link | Quote
Originally posted by 303darthbobby
Originally posted by Xkeeper
It didn't work well for us just because we're all lazy, but the idea is solid and it works on mobile


As much as I absolutely love Trello...this has been my entire experience with Trello.


My husband would forget all about it if it wasn't for the integration with Slack… and my annoying updates.
Xkeeper






Posted on 08-17-17 12:11:54 PM Link | Quote
I feel like Slack is a little overkill for that, but if it works
303darthbobby
Catgirl
I'm the one they warned you about.
Level: 78


Posts: 1806/1809
EXP: 4341109
For next: 41117

Since: 03-02-09
From: North Carolina

Since last post: 81 days
Last activity: 80 days

Posted on 08-17-17 12:34:44 PM Link | Quote
Originally posted by Tarale
Originally posted by 303darthbobby
Originally posted by Xkeeper
It didn't work well for us just because we're all lazy, but the idea is solid and it works on mobile


As much as I absolutely love Trello...this has been my entire experience with Trello.


My husband would forget all about it if it wasn't for the integration with Slack… and my annoying updates.


Oh, one of my favorite things about it is it's integration with things. I'm not sure if IFTTT has picked it up yet, but Zapier + Trello is
Tarale
Catgirl
Butts
Level: 65


Posts: 1009/1116
EXP: 2289578
For next: 46050

Since: 07-23-07


Since last post: 3 days
Last activity: 1 day

Posted on 08-17-17 04:26:58 PM Link | Quote
Originally posted by Xkeeper
I feel like Slack is a little overkill for that, but if it works

We're in a few Slacks, may as well use it to my advantage! It's not all we use it for, but he does get DM spam when I mess with our tasks.

IFTTT also supports Trello.
Xkeeper






Posted on 08-17-17 08:15:36 PM Link | Quote
Yeah, I just don't see it as nice to use as a multi-team environment than something like Discord; you have to keep multiple tabs open.

I guess the app technically helps with that since it has a team switcher built in, but now you're running a second copy of Chrome to support a bloated web app and what do you mean all my RAM is in use
hydra-calm
Member
Level: 9


Posts: 20/37
EXP: 2470
For next: 692

Since: 07-21-17


Since last post: 9 days
Last activity: 2 days

Posted on 08-17-17 08:21:59 PM Link | Quote
The IRC gateway helps a lot if you can get the teams you're in to turn it on. But yeah, web slack is kind of an abomination when it really does very little you can't get from something like IRC anyway, and spends gigs and gigs of RAM doing it...

Next newer thread | Next older thread
Jul - General Chat - Recipe apps? New poll - New thread - New reply




Rusted Logic

Acmlmboard - commit 2f1bc75 [2017-08-27]
©2000-2017 Acmlm, Xkeeper, Inuyasha, et al.

29 database queries, 6 query cache hits.
Query execution time: 0.137934 seconds
Script execution time: 0.011767 seconds
Total render time: 0.149701 seconds