Whether you've searched for recipes on Project Foodie, used tags, or are simply browsing your private Recipe Box, the result is always a list of relevant recipes that warrant further exploration. Along with the recipe name, ingredients, and link to view the recipe in its entirety, each of the listed recipes offers a number of other options--including saving the recipe to your Recipe Box, tagging the recipe, and adding your personal comments. This short guide will walk you through these various features.
A. Recipe Title: The title of the recipe (Aebleskivers) that appears in the thumbnail image.
B. Save/Remove from your Recipe Box: This button is displayed either as a green save button or an orange remove button.
The green Save button is visible only when the recipe is not part of your existing Recipe Box. Clicking the Save button will add it to your Recipe Box.
The orange Remove button is displayed only when the recipe has already beem saved in your Recipe Box. Clicking the Remove button removes the recipe from your Recipe Box.
C. Publication Details: This section of the recipe display states where the recipe was published. This can be a magazine, newspaper, television show, or a cookbook.
For magazines: The magazine name, month, and year it was published are all listed.
Clicking on the month will display a list of all recipes found in that specific issue of the magazine; clicking on the year will display a list of the issues available from that magazine in that particular year and the number of recipes available in each issue; and clicking on the magazine name will display an index of the publication years available for viewing for that magazine.
For cookbooks: The book title, author, and publisher will be listed.
Clicking on the book title will provide you with a listing of all recipes available from that book on Project Foodie.
For newpapers: The newspaper name, publication month, and year are listed.
Clicking on the publication month will display a list of recipes published in that month; clicking on the year will display a list of months for which recipes are available from that year and the number of recipes available each month; and clicking on the newspaper name will display a list of the available publication years for that newspaper.
For television shows: The television show name, episode name, and show season are displayed.
Clicking on the episode name will display a list of recipes available for that episode; clicking on the show name will display the available seasons for that show; and clicking on the season will display the available shows for that season.D. Overall Rating: This is the overall rating of the recipe as calculated from all user ratings.
E. View Recipe: Clicking on this link will display the recipe in a new window.
Note that for newspapers, magazines and television shows the recipe will display on the original publication's website.
F. Ingredients: A listing of the ingredients used in the recipe.
G. Your Rating of Recipe: Here you can rate the recipe by clicking on any of the bubbles to denote how much you liked the recipe, with 5 being the best.
The recipe rating is denoted by the bubble with the green dot in it. That is, in the example above the recipe is rated 5. To change the rating to 4, click in the bubble to the left of the 4.
H. Recipe Actions: Here are a variety of other actions you can perform on displayed recipes.
Add Comment: You can enter a comment about the recipe so others can learn from your experience. You must be logged in to do this, and any comments you add are visible to everyone. If you would rather leave a private comment visible only to you, follow the process for My Notes described below. To add a comment:
1. Click on Add Comment, which will open the comment action.
Cooking Notes/My Notes: Want to leave yourself a note about a recipe that only you can see? Perhaps it's a change in the ingredients, something you would do differently next time, or details on who you served the dish to. Cooking Notes lets you do this and keep the message private. To add a note that will be visible only to you:
2. Enter your comment. Remember this will be publicly available to everyone who visits Project Foodie.
3. Click on Save; or if you decide against adding the comment, click on Cancel.
1. Click on Add Comment, which will open the Cooking Notes action.
2. Enter the private note you want to keep for yourself in the My Notes box.
3. Click on Save.
If you decide you'd rather not save the comment simply press Cancel.
If you have a existing Cooking Note attached to a recipe, you can easily modify it at anytime:
1. Click on Cooking Notes, which will open the Cooking Notes action.Close/View Tags: This toggles the display of tags which are shown directly below the Recipe Actions. See below (item I) for more on the tag display.
2. Modify the existing note to you had written.
3. Click on Save.
Share: Want to let others know about a great recipe? You can share the recipe via email using the following steps:
1. Click on Share, which will open the share action and allow you to share the recipe.
2. Enter the email address of the person with whom you want to share the recipe. (For now, you can list only one email address at a time.)
3. If desired, modify the pre-printed message that will be sent along with the recipe link.
4. Click on Send.
I. Tag Details/Actions: This area allows you to add, delete, view, and rename tags associated with a recipe. For details on what these actions do, along with what tags are, see our Tips & Tricks devoted to tags.