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Cooking, drinking and food

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Apps

Allrecipes.com
The much loved Allrecipes.com site is now a Dinner- Spinner - Recipes, Drinks, and more in an app that is fun and easy to use. Free.  Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.  Requires iOS 4.3 or later.

Calorie Counter
If you're feeling the need to cut down on your food intake, Calorie Counter's a smart download. The app is well designed and, importantly, has a massive food-item database, making it easy to input everything you eat.  Requires iOS 6.0 or later.  Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Free.

 

RBdigital eMagazines

With RBdigital you have access to dozens of popular and specialty magazines to view on your computer, smartphone or tablet

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InstantFlix

InstantFlix provides unlimited access to independent award-winning films through an online streaming service. They also have classic tv shows, features, shorts and documentaries from 85 countries. How do I use InstantFlix? For food related topics, click on Channels, then select "Food"
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Websites

Allrecipes.com
Searchable site where recipes are listed by category or alphabetically. Includes recipes, menu ideas, meal preparation tips and cooking terms.

Better Nutrition
A contemporary website about nutrition that includes current articles, news, trends and things to watch for.  Great recipes.

Epicurious
Menus, recipes, dietary guidelines plus links to Bon Appetit and Gourmet magazine web pages.

Food Network Canada
Search by programs, hosts, main ingredients and more! You can also sign up for their newsletter and have recipes sent directly to you. The Cook's Thesaurus Cooking encyclopedia is a great feature containing pictures and descriptions of thousands of ingredients.

LCBO
Looking for a new cocktail to enjoy? How about a recipe using your favourite wine? You can search past issues of the Food and Drink magazine for recipes, entertaining tips and even decor suggestions.