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How to Cook Everything App Press

(text, James Berry)

“The search and shopping-list capabilities and cross-referencing alone make the HTCE apps invaluable. But when you consider they have every single recipe and variation that you'd find in the big red and green books, they become unbelievable.”
— Mark Bittman

We've created a set of fundamentally unique mobile apps that are truly useful anywhere, anytime. Online or offline, it’s all there.

The family of How to Cook Everything® apps includes:

 The original How To Cook Everything Universal app that is optimized to run on each of the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch devices
 The Essentials app for iPhone, a free and abridged version of the How to Cook Everything app, containing 102 basic recipes
 How to Cook Everything Vegetarian, a Universal app that is optimized for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch
 And, How to Cook Everything® Cooking Basics, another Universal app based on Mark Bittman's latest release How to Cook Everything the Basics

These apps are a collaboration among the author, Mark Bittman, his publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade Publishing, and Culinate. 

 For inquiries regarding any of the How to Cook Everything series of apps, please contact Mark Douglas at
 For inquiries regarding either the book How to Cook Everything or Mark Bittman, please contact Rebecca Liss at
 Learn more about the author at

You can also get a copy of the HTCE press release, Essentials press release, or the iPad app press release, or the HTCE Vegetarian press release.

h2. Press, raves, and other reviews

Apple: Selected One of the Ten Best, Groundbreaking Apps—First 5 Years of the App Store
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Denver Post: '"Apps
GeekSugar: '"5
MacLife: '"A
The Daily Meal: Top iPad Cooking App of 2012
Wall Street Journal: "The ultimate cook's companion"
Wall Street Journal, Michael Pollan interview: '"What get up to at home"' newpage=true]
CNET (Rick Broida): '"Ultimately The Five Best Apps-Gadgets of 2011
Portland Food and Drink: '"From (Techland): Our Favorite Things: Last Minute Gift Ideas
New York Times: Are Apps Making Cookbooks Obsolete?
KitchenSavvy: '"By 
Starbucks "Pick of the Week" in the U.S. (November 2011) and the UK/Ireland (March 2012)
Featured in Apple's iPhone Apps Starter Kit
Featured in Apple's iPad Apps Starter Kit
Lead Cooking app in Apple's iPad Hall of Fame
iPad Today: Holiday Survival Apps
Bon Appétit: Top Food and Cooking App for iPad and iPhone
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MIT Technology Review: '"The '"5-Star The Epi-log Graduation Gift Guide
Serious Eats: 10 Must-Have iPhone/iPad Food Apps
The Kitchn: 7 Truly Last-Minute (But Awesome) Gifts for the Cook
New York Times: Guides to Turn Into Holiday Gifts Best Cooking App for Christmas
City Pages (Minneapolis): Best App for Thanksgiving Cooks
Lifehacker: The Best Cooking and Recipe Apps for the iPhone
Appolicious: '"An "Angry Birds and HTCE: not your mother's recipe anymore . . . cool!"
MSNBC: '"Android
Geek Gloss: App Teaches You Just That
The Mac Observer: Cooking Apps on iPhone and iPad
Gizmodo: App Battle: The Best Food Apps
PCWorld: 18 Best iPhone Apps #1 Cooking App, #2 Overall App for Moms (2010)
Engadget: iOS4 Featured Apps: "We're Mark Bittman fans, so this is pretty cool"
AppAdvice: "It isn't just another recipe app; it’s your primary tool in your cooking arsenal"
Esquire: '"He
Not Eating Out in NY: a Bittman interview
MattBites: "Perfect for the farmer's market" and a Bittman interview
LA Weekly: Amy Scattergood
SlashFood: Mark Bittman? There's an App for That
Ben Cooks Everything: "This looks good — I'm talking 'Instapaper' good"
Life360°: "I can’t really explain how important this cookbook has been to me"
The Food Section: '"First
New York Times: iPads and iPhone Cooking App Thoughts
Gizmodo: Week's Best iPhone Apps
36 Ballons: '"This
KK\.org Cool Tools: "It's what a cookbook for the iPhone should be"
Kirkus Reviews: '"A

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