Make your time in the kitchen easier with the NYT Cooking app. Search thousands of New York Times recipes and organize your favorites so you can cook for anyone, anytime. Subscribe in the app, or if you’re already a NYT Cooking subscriber, log in for unlimited access to our recipes and much more.
Save your favorite recipes here, and organize them into personalized folders for easy access.
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Follow recipes easily on a screen that won’t go dark.
Find recipes by diet, cuisine, meal type and more from our database of over 20,000 recipes.
Choose the recipes you plan to cook, then organize the ingredients into one list.
Discover recipes, videos, techniques and tips for novices and experienced home cooks.
Enjoy suggestions based on the recipes you’ve saved. This makes it easy to find your next meal.
Get advice from home cooks on ingredient swaps and more, or leave your own tips.
Experience high-resolution photos and videos on a larger screen, keep multiple windows open and drag and drop recipes into folders in your Recipe Box.
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Ratings and Reviews
With its gorgeous photos and step-by-step instructions, this compilation of more than 15,000 recipes from The New York Times’ vaults belongs in every kitchen. We love how easy it is to save and search for recipes, and themed collections like “Easy Cakes,” “Beer Cocktails,” and “A Taste of New Orleans” are a mouthwatering delight. The app also features dozens of short instructional videos on topics like trussing chicken and julienning peppers—perfect for novice chefs eager to dive in and start cooking.
The recipes are incredible, the app not so much
The recipes are so worth the money but the app is annoying to use. Anytime your phone screen goes into rest mode (dark after x minutes, whatever your setting), or you are in a different app for too long, the app refreshes you back to the main landing page. Which means you have to search for the recipe you are cooking every time you turn away from the phone. Not helpful when you may only have one finger not dirty and just want to see what ingredient goes in next.
Also the saving feature is horrible. I wish they would use the same touch/responsiveness options as Pinterest say, where you can hold down on a recipe and a menu of which recipe box to save it in appears. As it is now, the first time you tap on the save button, no matter how long you hold it down, you can’t save it to an individual recipe list, just your general bookmarks. You must then press and hold on the tiny banner for it to then ask you if you want to save it onto a recipe box, then you go through to find which one. Makes creating quick recipe lists really laborious.
I love these recipes so much, that’s the only reason I’m begging for some UI changes!
This is my go-to place for finding and then organizing recipes. It is easy to use, and wonderful for exploring and for finding help on cooking techniques. The ability to add recipes from other online sites is a generous plus. The whole design of the app is elegant and clean.
My one (minor, but...) complaint that keeps from getting this 5 stars is that the categories were added a few releases ago and I cannot override or change them. I had already set up my own categories at that point and the “enforced” ones are more numerous and also more general than I like. The Brunch category for example duplicates a category I had set up, but about 80% of our selections match—do I sort through each group and modify (tricky to do on a mobile phone!) so I can delete my old Brunch category, or do I leave both of them.....grrrr. Some of the new categories are general—Dinner for example—where I would rather set up my own according to type of food—casserole, meat, nonmeat, etc.
I would like to be able to do away with the NYT defined categories altogether, but can’t see a way to do that. So I am left with all their new categories, many of my own, and lots of duplication. It’s frustrating in an otherwise well designed app. I still consider it my favorite and highly recommend it.
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- 71.8 MB
- Food & Drink
- Requires iOS 13.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 13.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 13.0 or later.
- Age Rating
- 12+ Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
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- Monthly Cooking Subscription $4.99
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