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.

For instance, you made a cake a couple of years ago that you want to repeat. You can’t just search your Bookshelf as you have hundreds of cake recipes. But you know you wrote a Note. Now you can search your Notes by “cake” and just review those Notes.

We hope this new feature will make your use of the site more efficient.

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  • lkgrover  on  May 6, 2022

    Thank you! This will be very helpful.

  • TrishaCP  on  May 6, 2022

    This is wonderful. Thank you!

  • MFJ196  on  May 6, 2022

    Excellent idea, well done!

  • Lepa  on  May 7, 2022

    I have been wanting this feature! Thank you!

  • averythingcooks  on  May 7, 2022

    Thanks to Jane and everyone at EYB who made this idea possible. This is a feature I will use for sure!

  • Rinshin  on  May 7, 2022

    Wonderful. I have been waiting for this feature.

  • sayeater  on  May 7, 2022

    I just realized that limitation recently so am very happy to see the addition of this feature. Thank you!

  • Pamsy  on  May 7, 2022

    Great feature. Thank you.

  • anya_sf  on  May 7, 2022

    Super helpful! Thanks!

  • Bloominanglophile  on  May 7, 2022

    Many thanks for this!

  • eliza  on  May 8, 2022

    It’s great to have this feature, and I’ve been testing it out a lot. In my experimental searches I’ve run into a couple of problems so I’m just wondering if it’s actually working properly.
    For example, I have a note for a Ligurian kale chard and potato torta…when I search “kale” it comes up. When I search Ligurian or torta it doesn’t. Am I doing something wrong?

    • Jane  on  May 8, 2022

      I’m not able to reproduce your issue. I tried searching my own Notes using lots of different words and every time I got the results I expected. Then I searched the Library for a recipe ‘Ligurian kale chard and potato torta’ and did not find it. Is this a Personal Recipe you have added? That shouldn’t make any difference – my Notes on Personal Recipes are in my search results by individual words in the title. But it helps me know what to pass on to our developers. Can you try deleting your browser cache, do a hard refresh on the My Notes page, then try your search again. Please do email us with further details if you still have the issue.

  • valbe  on  May 8, 2022

    This new feature is exactly what I was looking/waiting/hoping for. TYSM !! Now I don’t have to spend any time searching my memory.

  • Chef_Penelope  on  May 14, 2022

    Thanks you, Jane. I’ve already used this new feature!

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