Responding to: Cdluria@aol.com
CL> Can anyone recommend a good 'Recipe Manager' program, either Shareware
CL> or a commercial program that has a demo copy one an try out? For MSDOS
CL> or WINDOWS. I have about 500 recipes in ASCII format that I have
CL> collected over the years and would like to import them into a program
CL> that can re-size, search by ingredients or categories, or keyword,
CL> A nice-to-have (though not essential) feature would be the ability to
CL> record the date the recipe was last served, and to whom.
CL> I downloaded a program called MEAL-MASTER. For building up a recipe
CL> file from scratch, it wouldn't be bad. But for importing existing
CL> recipes it I find it exceedingly rigid. Not only do I have to rewrite
CL> each recipe to fit the program's format, but the error-handling
CL> routines do not allow for easy access or correction -- at least, not in
CL> the version posted on the BBS.
Meal Master is a great program. You have cited its greatest
shortcoming. If you don't wany a rigid format like M-M, try QBook. It
too is sharware but has the virtue of being a free-format recipe file
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