I am doing a little dance (don’t picture it) with excitement over what I’m about to share with you! Our hope is that the new feature we just completed for our site will be super helpful for all of you.
Introducing, the Heavenly Homemaker’s Recipe Search By Ingredient Box. It looks like this:
You will find this lovely search item over on the top, right hand side-bar of our site, just waiting to help you figure out what to make for dinner. Or breakfast. Or snack. Or dessert. Or potluck. Or party. Or brunch. Indeed, the search box will do your thinking for you and help you plan!
How does this work? You simply tell the search box what ingredients you have on hand to use – and it will pull up recipes from our site that will hopefully fit your needs. Easy as that.
For example, say you need something quick for dinner. You know off the top of your head that you have chicken, cheese, and peppers in your fridge, but you can’t think of what you should make with those ingredients. Simply type in “chicken, cheese, peppers” and three great recipe options pop up for you to scroll through. Or what if you need to use up some apples – and you know you have oats and sucanat that you could use to make some sort of dessert or breakfast? Type in “apples, oats, sucanat” and instantly, several recipes will appear for you.
Now, smart as this box is, it’s not a miracle worker. So if you type in “fish, cocoa, tomatoes” – it might roll its eyes and say, “Are you kidding me?” But as I’ve been testing it, most of the time I’ve had very relevant recipes pull up.
The search box won’t work if I don’t have any recipes that include every ingredient you list. So, if no recipes come up for you, try narrowing your search to the basics. It may take some trial and error until we all get used to how this works. But how wonderful that we can take some pressure off by letting this search box do some of our thinking for us. And it’s always fun to find new recipe ideas, right?
Okay, head over to the top right of the Heavenly Homemakers Site and start searching for delicious food to make!