Many of us of the "Baby Boomer" generation remember sitting glued to our TV's, frantically jotting down recipes from some of the most respected chefs and cooks of all time.
It wasn't long before the advantages of owing a VCR gave us the ability to record those wonderful programs and then take our time, rewinding to techniques we were most interested in along without missing a single ingredient or measurement.
Fast forward to 2015! You might watch the vast array of cooking programs on TV to learn simple to exotic new dishes or tune in just for the entertainment value. The variety of shows around cooking and food is mind boggling.
The internet now provides access to not only recipes featured on our favorite programs to easily print, but websites featuring recipes and videos that could keep us cooking foods and recipes from every corner of the globe forever!
That old "What's For Dinner" problem that has plagued man-kind since the beginning of time can quickly be solved just by typing in a few of the ingredients you have on hand. Some websites will open lists of recipes that can be made with just what you have on hand.
The answer to absolutely any questions regarding food, cooking techniques, healthy eating, meal planning, sources for exotic ingredients, nutrition, even shopping list generators and so much more are available to us 24 hours a day.
Do you long to make a favorite restaurant dish at home? Chances are you'll easily find "copycat" or the original recipe with just a quick search on line.
Every recipe imaginable is at our finger tips. The best of the best! Millions of them, not only free, but rated and with comments by home cooks that have tried the recipe and share their experiences and any suggested recipe adjustments. All to be had within seconds!
If you enjoy spending hours cooking or use your computer to search out quick and easy meal ideas, you've probably long ago discovered the power of having all that information with just a click or two.
Many manufacturers of kitchen appliances now offer online videos of how to use features, maintain and trouble shoot their appliances. There are endless videos also available for do-it-yourself home repair and maintenance such as how to unclog garbage disposals, fixing kitchen plumbing or
Friends and family that are located across the country are now just a click away via Skype with live face to face chats. How fun it can be to be cooking and chatting with a friend or family member that is many miles or many States away, just as if they were sitting in your kitchen!
Not planning a new kitchen? There are still options available for working a dedicated space for a computer into your existing space.
It's a simple, straightforward process if you have a wireless system in your home. We love the new flip down brackets that hold a tablet securely and keep them at a perfect level for reading recipes, while not taking up valuable counter top. Many offer a swivel option.