You may have used Microsoft OneNote for your office work or kidsâ€™ projects. But, this Microsoft Office application can be used for bringing together various other types of information and incorporate any type of project. You may include notes and documents, pictures and videos, web based information and your recipes too. If you are still wondering how you could digitize your recipes and create a virtual recipe box using Microsoft OneNote. You can type in recipes given by your mother, sisters or your mom-in-law or that you collected from websites like Food Network or Epicurious.
First of all, why you need to digitize your recipes?
Once you store them in digital format, you can e-mail them (and keep an online backup of your recipes, at the same time), print them to paste it youâ€™re your kitchen wall while you cook. With recipes stored in digital format, you can search any recipe by ingredients, integrate images to recipes and can also distinguished recipes you tried your hands and got the taste of success and the dish. Microsoft OneNote is an useful application to do everything you want to with your digitized recipes.
How to use Microsoft OneNote for managing & searching recipes?
Store recipes with this Microsoft Office application and be always prepared with your favorite recipes for all upcoming parties and festivals. Here are easy ways shown on how to digitize and organize recipes with Microsoft OneNote application.
Microsoft OneNote works like a single â€˜notebookâ€™ on your PC or MAC for all recipes. Microsoft OneNote â€˜notebookâ€™ can be segregated in different sections with each section containing innumerable pages as you want. For example, you can create different tabs or sub-sections such as â€˜Browniesâ€™, â€˜Muffinsâ€™ under a section called â€˜Dessertsâ€™. Â Now, you can divide your recipes under pertinent tabs. All the recipes get stored at the right frame, under each tab. As you click on any recipe, the recipe is displayed from the main viewing section. You can add as many sections or pages that you want by clicking on â€˜Newâ€™ from the drop-down menu, by moving your cursor to the main toolbar.
For entering new recipe, you have to type in box that you see at the top of the page on the â€˜Indexâ€™ tab at the right. Now, if you want to copy a recipe from any website, you just need to copy the recipe and paste at on the blank page. Here comes the magic! Microsoft OneNote will automatically integrate the link of the site you copied recipe from at the bottom of the page so that you can get back to that webpage for any reference. Microsoft OneNote also allows you to drag and drop images on the recipe pages. Now search for your recipe by an ingredient at the search box with magnifying glass on the box. As you type in an item and press â€˜Enterâ€™ Microsoft OneNote will browse through all recipes and return containing that ingredient you entered with highlighting the search term.