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

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
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