More than 10,000 Member-uploaded photos in the EYB Library

Thanks in part to an extremely prolific new Member, we now have over 10,000 images submitted by Members in the EYB Library. We appreciate everyone who has submitted photos, with a shout out to new Member Tina_Berlin, who has uploaded over 470 images since joining a couple of weeks ago. Of course, we would be remiss not to mention the… read more

Over 70,000 cookbook recipes online

The milestones at Eat Your Books just keep coming. Last month we were excited to announce our 600th EYB Digital Preview and over 9,000 cookbooks indexed. This month we are adding another feather to our cap: we now have surpassed 70,000 online recipes from cookbooks in the EYB Library. To think of it in book terms, those freely available recipes… read more

500 EYB Digital Previews

Late March 2018, Eat Your Books launched our EYB Digital Preview program which allows our members to view a selection of pages from a title – including photographs, illustrations, and complete recipes – with just a click.  This week we uploaded preview number 500! Below is a screenshot from our EYBD Preview for Bakeland, just one of the beautiful books… read more

EYB Survey Results

We recently ran a survey to get a better idea of what is important to our members - both in their cooking at home and on Eat Your Books. We had a fantastic response and we thought you may be interested to know the key takeaways. What is most important to EYB members? Trying new recipes and experimenting with different… read more

EYB Blog moved to WordPress

We have today moved our blog to WordPress as the old blog was becoming tired and very slow. It will be much faster to load and when adding comments. We decided to also make the blog page easier to skim through for posts that interest you - some posts such as the weekly Kindle roundup were very long. There will… read more

Happy 10th Birthday to EYB

I cannot quite believe it but today is the 10th anniversary of the launch of Eat Your Books. The very first post on the blog was on launch day and I announced there were 550 books indexed. That number has now grown to 8,768 indexed books and 3,864 indexed magazines - a total of 1.8 million recipes indexed! We plan… read more

What’s new with EYBDigital?

Over the last year, the team at EYB has been working diligently on our EYBD platform which provides digital access to the complete book when a member has pre-ordered or purchased a print copy of the title during the promotion period. You do not need to be a paid member to access this feature and EYBD Books are in addition… read more

Buy a gift certificate and win cookbooks for yourself

You rely on Eat Your Books to help you organize your recipes and find inspiration. Why not share that benefit with friends and family who love to cook? Gift certificates are available for one, two and three year memberships to EYB. And for every gift certificate you buy between now and December 31, we will enter you into a drawing… read more

What’s New with EYBDigital

Earlier this year, EYB launched  and   a feature which allows you to view a selection of pages from a cookbook - including photographs, illustrations, and complete recipes - with just a click. Since the launch, we have nearly 250 titles available for preview and we are adding more each week. To continue our efforts to bring our members cutting edge features,… read more

Celebrating another milestone

The EYB indexing team is always working diligently to make sure the best new releases are indexed as soon as they are published. Their hard work has allowed us to hit another milestone of 8,000 books indexed on EYB. What book was the 8,000th? How to Instant Pot by Daniel Shumski which has an  for our members to take a look at… read more

You are going to love EYB Digital

Just over three months ago, we launched  and  a feature which allows you to view a selection of pages from a cookbook - including photographs, illustrations, and complete recipes - with just a click.. Since the launch, we now have 161 titles available for preview and we are adding more each week. To continue our efforts to bring our members cutting… read more

You’re going to love EYB Book Preview and EYB Recipe Preview

Cooks and cookbook lovers are visual people. Just as we eat with our eyes first, many cookbook buyers prefer to physically browse through a title at a bookstore or library before making a commitment to purchase the volume.  Wouldn't it be wonderful if you could thumb through pages from a new cookbook without leaving the comfort of your home? Well,… read more

Over 5,000 video recipes now indexed

  A growing category of recipes available on blogs and websites is the video recipe. Sometimes they take the form of a mini-episode of a cooking show; other times they are more focused on specific techniques or methods. A few are made as much for kitsch and fun (I'm looking at you, Metal Kitchen) as they are for serious cooking. … read more

Over 250,000 online recipes indexed

  We are excited to announce that Eat Your Books has now passed 250,000 online recipe links! The number is mind-boggling - over a quarter of a million recipes, from the best websites, blogs, and food writers on the planet, are only a click away. Every EYB Member, whether he or she has a free membership or a Premium subscription,… read more

Another milestone in the books

  Thanks to the hard work of both our professional and Member indexers, we have achieved another milestone at Eat Your Books - over 1.5 million indexed recipes! When we break down that impressive figure, we find over 1.2 million recipes from cookbooks; over 151,000 magazine recipes; and nearly 250,000 online recipes, including about 4,600 video recipes. Over 400,000 recipes… read more

New Bookmarks feature

You will notice when you look at your Bookshelf Recipes tab that there is now a chef's hat icon* before every recipe title. This is a new Bookmark feature that will show you at a glance on your recipe search results whether you have cooked a recipe (green), want to cook a recipe (orange) or have not chosen either (gray) -… read more

Celebrating another milestone

  We are pleased to announce that we have reached 7,000 indexed books in the EYB Library! Combined, the number of recipes inside these books exceeds 1.2 million - a mind-boggling number. To save you from doing the math, that is an average of 175 recipes per book. Some weighty tomes have more than 1,000 recipes.  Among these large volumes,… read more

Tips for better search results

The number of recipes in the EYB Library is impressive and continues to grow. The only thing better than having such a fantastic repository of recipes is the ability to find just the one you are looking for. To that end, we are providing a brief tutorial on different ways to search for recipes in the Library. Remember, you can… read more

Buy a gift certificate and win a free lifetime membership

You know how useful you find Eat Your Books? How about sharing that benefit with all your friends and family who love to cook? Gift certificates are available for one, two and three year memberships. And every gift certificate you buy between now and Dec 31 will enter you into a drawing to win one free lifetime EYB membership -… read more

The amazing achievements of our indexers

As I'm sure you will all agree, EYB is an amazing resource. One important reason it is remains so valuable to our Members is the stellar work of our expert indexers, located in Australia, New Zealand, England, Canada, and the United States. Their speed is impressive: one of our indexers (jumali on EYB) recently accomplished a marathon indexing of Mark… read more

Event at Bonnie Slotnick’s Cookbooks

Bonnie Slotnick Cookbooks  is a treasured resource for cookbook lovers across the world. If you are looking for a hard-to-find book, Bonnie can help you locate it. Bonnie is located at 28 East Second St., New York, NY 10003 and her phone number is 212-989-8962 - if you have an inquiry for our favorite cookbook slueth.  Myself and a few of… read more

Add your own photos to recipes on your Bookshelf

Have you ever made a recipe on your Bookshelf that turned out so well that you thought your version should be the image that represents the dish? Or perhaps you have searched for a recipe and found one in a book with no images and you wished that you had a photo of the finished dish for reference. If either… read more

A big milestone and a new feature

50,000 Online Recipes from Cookbooks! We passed a huge milestone this month! As I hope you are aware, we link to cookbook and magazine recipes reproduced online if they have been reproduced with the publisher's permission. And this month we reached 50,000 online recipes from cookbooks. The cookbooks indexed by EYB contain an average of 193 recipes, so this is like… read more

New responsive site design

  When you logged into EYB today, you probably noticed that the site looks a bit different. This is doubly so if you were using your mobile phone or tablet to access the site. At long last, our responsive design is up and running, with benefits for all users, but especially those using EYB on mobile platforms. The biggest change… read more

Best selling cookbooks of 2015

Last month our friends at cookbook stores around the world gave us their picks for their favorite books of 2015.  Now we asked them for their top sellers.  We thought it would be interesting to compare the lists from specialist stores in the USA to that for all US sales from the publishing industry data company, Nielsen.  They are very… read more
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