New blog index: RecipeTin Eats

We have today added a new blog index, RecipeTin Eats. Nagi Maehashi is the voice, cook and photographer behind the Australian food blog with a devoted worldwide following. A former finance executive, Nagi started RecipeTin Eats in 2014 to share her passion for creating affordable everyday meals with the 'wow' factor and classic dishes of the world done right. Nagi and… read more

Increase in membership fees

The EYB membership fees will be increasing on February 1st to $40 per year or $5 per month. This is our first increase since 2015 and the site has developed enormously since then. In case you need a reminder of just a few things that are available on the site: 2.3 million recipes are now indexed, from 12,200+ cookbooks, 5.300+… read more

New blog index: Ottolenghi

We have today added a new blog index, Ottolenghi's style of food is rooted in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean traditions, but also draws in diverse influences and ingredients from around the world. Check out the 362 recipes indexed from the blog. And because we have also indexed all of Ottolenghi's cookbooks plus his recipes in magazines and newspapers, we have… read more

New Feature: EYBD Preview indexes

In March 2018, EYB launched our EYBDigital Preview and EYBDigital Recipe feature. An EYBD Preview is where a selection of full pages are available with many including a sampling of recipes. Please see this article for a full explanation of EYBD Previews and Recipes. To date we have 1,445 EYBD Previews in our Library. Of those Previews 890 are attached… read more

NEW FEATURE: Report Broken Links

Our EYB Library has 375,325 online recipes at this time. Those online recipes were all active when the links were created. However, websites revamp their site thus changing recipe locations or blogs close down so some links have become inactive or broken. We have added a "Report Broken Link" icon - next to the "Recipe Online" icon - so that… read more

NEW FEATURE: ‘No Recipes’ books

We have had the Indexing status 'No Recipes' for some time but until now you could not use that as a filter. You now can! 'No Recipes' is one of the selections under the Only Show filters on the right (or under the Menu on a phone) when you are in Library Books or My Bookshelf Books. 'No Recipes' books… read more

New blog index: Green Kitchen Stories

We have today added a new blog index, Green Kitchen Stories by David Frankiel & Luise Vindahl. Their recipes are for healthy and simple vegetarian food with natural ingredients, whole grains, good fats, fruit and vegetables. David and Luise live in Stockholm with their adorable family. In addition to the wonderful recipes, gorgeously photographed by David, there are posts about… read more

NEW FEATURE: Adding a book to the EYB Library

Until now the only way for members to add a missing book to the EYB Library was to import the ISBN number using Import Books, which is available under the My Bookshelf tab (for Premium members only). We then import the book data from Amazon. However this system did not allow for books without an ISBN number or books not… read more

Search your own Notes

Members have been asking for a way to search their Notes and we have now added this feature to the site. Now you can easily access your own Notes under the My Bookshelf tab (My Notes). And once there you can search your Notes and if you wish you can print them out and store those notes in the cookbook.… read more

A Half Baked Harvest double feature

Today is the publication day for Tieghan Gerard's newest book Half Baked Harvest Every Day, Our index is live which includes 6 full recipes in our EYBDigital Preview. I'm a big fan of Tieghan's recipes so I am also delighted to announce we have indexed every recipe on her Half Baked Harvest blog - all 2,543 recipes (below is a… read more

Nigella Lawson – Complete Blog Index

This month we completed the indexing of Nigella Lawson's blog: As of this writing there are 836 recipes indexed; be sure to add to your Bookshelf for quick access to all those recipes. We have only included recipes by Nigella and her Cookbook Corner guest authors, not community recipes. Nigella is one of our complete indexed authors with… read more

New wishlist feature

Many of you have been asking for this feature for a long time. We are delighted to announce that the Wishlist is finally here. Next to each book and magazine's indexing status in the EYB Library you will see a red heart outline. When you click it, the heart turns to a solid red - the book or magazine is… read more

EYB Milestone: 1000 EYBDigital Previews

Today we uploaded our 1000th EYBDigital Preview! The EYBD Preview shares a selection of full sample pages from cookbooks so that our members may get an overall idea of the book. You can learn more about EYBDigital Previews here. Below is a screenshot of the EYB Library page where we have filtered the EYBD Previews by book publication date: One of… read more

Printing out your Bookshelf

We have added a new feature today to EYB - you can now print out your Bookshelf books list or recipe searches. You can also download those to a CSV file (comma-separated values). The print option is also available in the Library though not the CSV download. For Books it works like this: 1. Select the minimal View option.2. Sort… read more

EYB Milestone: 10,000 books indexed!

Just last month, we shared the news that we had reached 2,000,000 recipes indexed and here we are announcing that we have just published the index on our 10,000th book! Which book holds the honor of setting this EYB record? Simply Julia: 110 Easy Recipes for Healthy Comfort Food by Julia Turshen. We will have a full promotion on Julia's… read more

EYB by the numbers

We are fast approaching the one year anniversary of lockdowns for most of us. The first stay at home order where I live was March 13, so three weeks from today will mark one year since our lives were upended by the coronavirus known as Covid-19. I went from commuting 100 miles each day to working from home nearly full… read more

EYB milestone: Two million recipes indexed

When we launched Eat Your Books back in 2009, we could not have imagined ever reaching 2,000,000 recipes indexed. That we have survived and thrived while many other sites have fallen by the wayside is a testament to the hard work, perseverance and, yes, stubbornness of our wonderful team. Plus of course our lovely members who have renewed their membership every… read more

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
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