Editor's Note: This information was taken directly from the manufacturer's website.

From healthy to hearty – MasterCook is your one-stop cookbook for the entire family! Make crowd-pleasing food using fresh, natural ingredients; simple techniques; and basic equipment. Discover how to relax and enjoy yourself in the kitchen as you prepare mouth-watering meals for every occasion.

Short on Time? Enjoy 400 savory baking recipes with step-by-step instructions in under 20 minutes!

Cook for 5 or 50! Easy to use recipe scaling feature will instantly adjust recipes depending on the occasion and attendance.

Guilt-Free Eating! Customized recipe sorting for low carbohydrate, low sodium, low fat, gluten free, Kosher, lactose free dishes, and picky eaters.

Cookbook Clutter? Manage your entire recipe collection by adding your favorite recipes from family, friends, magazines, or other cookbooks to the 8,000+ delicious recipes.

Battle the Bulge! Track fats, carbs, calories, cholesterol, and more to keep your family healthy - even see how healthy substitutions can benefit you!
NEW! Go hands-free in the kitchen with the new talking instructions and timer functions.

BONUS On the Go! Stay organized with the iPhone® or iPad® ingredients on the go.

Stumped for meal ideas? Find the perfect recipe for any occasion, plan and shop for ingredients, and learn new techniques in the process. MasterCook 11 is absolutely essential for anyone who cooks—or wants to!

Savor over 8,000 recipes including appetizers, entrees, desserts, and kid-friendly foods.

Head to the grocery store with your shopping list conveniently printed or on your iPhone® or iPad®.

Finding recipes is a snap as you can search based on ingredients, food types, cook time, and more.

Turning pages has never been easier with the NEW talking instructions and timer functions.

System Requirements
Windows® XP/Vista/7
Pentium 400
8x CD-ROM Drive
150 MB free hard drive space
Sound card for video tips
Internet Explorer 5.0 or greater for integrated web functionality


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MasterCook comes with over 8,000 recipes.

The company does not offer phone support.

The Verdict:

MasterCook provides a great feature set, including menu-planning options, a comprehensive shopping list and verbal cooking instructions, making it one of the best recipe programs we reviewed.