Plan Thanksgiving Dinner in Three Minutes with BigOven®

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Plan Thanksgiving in minutes with BigOven

Plan Thanksgiving in minutes with BigOven

Thanksgiving used to require days of advance planning and grocery list organization. We’ve put all these tools and holiday menu ideas in one place.

BigOven, whose free, award-winning cooking apps have over 9 million downloads, announces the immediate availability of the Thanksgiving Advice Center for iPad, iPhone, Android and the web, available at Included are calculators to help buy the right size turkey, thawing and cooking instructions, and dozens of complete pre-planned Thanksgiving menus that can be turned into an aisle-sorted grocery list instantly.

“Thanksgiving used to require days of advance planning and grocery list organization. We’ve put all these tools and holiday menu ideas in one place, so cooks can plan Thanksgiving in just a couple minutes – even on the go at the weekend soccer match!” said Kate Handel, BigOven’s Director of Product.

With thousands of Thanksgiving recipes and a complete suite of cooking organization tools, BigOven is the perfect home cooking companion. BigOven lets cooks plan holiday meals quickly and easily – even at the last minute in the grocery store.    

From start to finish, BigOven helps cooks with:

  • Pre-planned Thanksgiving menus for delicious holiday meals. With just one click, add a complete menu to BigOven's grocery list and be ready to shop
  • Resizing recipes – change serving size for any recipe and BigOven will automatically adjust the ingredient amounts
  • Menu planning calendar for planning meals ahead. Add recipes and notes, scale recipes, and drag to another day if desired
  • A grocery list made from recipes or your menu planner, auto-sorted by aisle. Check off items on grocery list while shopping, and only go to the store once.
  • Turkey calculators: BigOven will tell you what size to buy and how long to thaw and cook the turkey
  • Holiday Recipe Collections: Find traditional, non-traditional, leftover ideas, gluten-free, paleo and vegetarian options
  • Add your own recipes: Just take a picture and BigOven will type them. Or clip favorite recipes from other websites and edit as needed.
  • Share recipes: See Facebook friends’ recipes on BigOven, and take them anywhere. Easily find family recipes all in one place.

About BigOven
BigOven's mission is to help home cooks get inspired and organized, in the kitchen and on the go. A mobile cooking leader with over 9 million downloads, BigOven helps home cooks get better meals on the table.

BigOven is a mobile leader and innovator: BigOven was the first recipe app for the iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone. We're first with innovations like RecipeScan, which transcribes recipes, and the handy "Use Up Leftovers" feature. BigOven syncs recipes, grocery list and menu plans across the web, tablet and smartphone.

Key free member features: Add your own recipes, search 500,000+ recipes, use up leftovers, create a grocery list, get your recipes typed by BigOven, create a menu plan and get a grocery list made for any date range, browse through curated collections and more. With optional BigOven Pro membership, cooks can add unlimited private notes and recipes (free members are limited to 25), and eat better with nutrition info and special diet recipe collections (gluten-free, vegetarian, etc.). Pro members also enjoy an ad-free experience.

BigOven is a product of Lakefront Software, Inc. of Seattle Washington.

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