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  1. Convert metric to U.S. measurements and vice versa

    Some recipes use grams instead of cups. It would be great to click on a button and have it automagically generate the user's preferred measurement system.

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      5 comments  ·  Feature Idea  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • I liked recieving the emails, they just were too frequent! Perhaps if you sent them less often, it would be alright.

      I liked receiving the emails, but they were a little too frequent. Maybe a monthly update would be better?
      Thanks!

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        0 comments  ·  Emails and notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Hello!

        Thank you so much for your kind feedback. We’ve heard a lot of great suggestions surrounding our emails and will certainly be taking yours into consideration. Please don’t hesitate to provide us with additional feedback in the future.

        Sami

      • 93 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Emails and notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Hello – Thank you for reaching out. If you’d like to unsubscribe from Foodily emails or adjust the amount you receive I’d be happy to help you do that.

          Once logged in at Foodily – www.foodily.com – hover your mouse over the circular gear icon in the upper right corner and choose Settings. There you’ll find our notification settings at the bottom of the page. If you’d like to not receive any emails you’ll click all to say OFF. Don’t forget to click Save at the bottom of the page after you make changes. You may also click the ‘Unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of an email from us. Please let me know if you have any questions.

          Best wishes,
          Sami

        • Create a shopping list that we can print from different menus

          I would like to plan my weekly grocery shopping using foodily recipes as the ingredients.

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            1 comment  ·  Feature Idea  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            under review  ·  Chris EldredgeChris Eldredge responded

            Hi Michael,

            Thanks a bunch for this idea. We agree, a shopping list feature sounds like it would be very useful. We’ll definitely consider it! Do you have any other ideas for the site?

          • I Wan an Android App ! Why is it always Iphone / Ipad ?????

            That's it, just the same, but for Android. Nothing special to add here. I don't want my laptop in my Kitchen.

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              6 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • servings per recipe

              I love the site, but you really need to list the number of servings each recipe makes. Most of the web sites you are getting the recipes from have this info. We could fairly easily figure out nutritional information based off of the ingredients and serving size.

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                under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Feature Idea  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Make fave-ing and Saving Different

                I want to have an option to save a recipe without making it a fave. When I fave something it tells my friends that I like the recipe, but really I want to save recipes to try and only fave them if they turn out well.

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                  1 comment  ·  Feature Idea  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Thank you so much for the feedback! I certainly understand why you’d like to differentiate saved recipes from favorites. I’ve shared your feedback with the team and we’ll be taking it into consideration.

                  Happy cooking!
                  Sami

                • I cannot eat many of the recipes you email me.

                  Only forward recipes that meet the food criteria I set to my profile. I cannot eat the recipes you email me due to gluten intolerance, even though they look fabulous!!

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                    0 comments  ·  Emails and notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Hello – Thank you for reaching out! Those recipes that you see in our emails are pulled from the recipes faved by people you follow. In order to control what you see in these emails you’ll have to ‘unfollow’ those people who are faving recipes that aren’t gluten-free. You can do this by visiting their profiles or the Following tab on our Invite page. – http://www.foodily.com/my/friends/invite

                    Does that make sense?

                    Here’s someone who you’ll definitely want to follow: http://www.foodily.com/u/glutenfreegirl

                    Please let me know if you have any additional questions!

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                      3 comments  ·  Feature Idea  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      under review  ·  Shannon RubadoShannon Rubado responded

                      Hi Tobin!

                      Thanks for the suggestion, video would be great, step by step instruction (with a pause button!), I know that would certainly help me! My recipes rarely resemble the final photo in a book or online. Perhaps I am missing a step or two?

                      Do you have a favorite recipe site that currently uses video? If so, please share it with us.

                      Any other suggestions now that you have had the day to play?

                      Thanks!

                    • stop sending so much spam. It's annoying

                      stop sending so much irrelevant spam. It's annoying

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                        0 comments  ·  Emails and notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        Hello Alec,

                        Thanks for reaching out. We appreciate every bit of feedback we receive from Foodily members. Are you able to please provide a bit more detail for us so we can more clearly pinpoint the problem? What exactly feels irrelevant to you?

                        And if you’d like to unsubscribe from Foodily emails I’d be happy to help you do that.

                        Once logged in at Foodily – www.foodily.com – hover your mouse over the circular gear icon in the upper right corner and choose Settings. There you’ll find our notification settings at the bottom of the page. If you’d like to not receive any emails you’ll click all to say OFF. Don’t forget to click Save at the bottom of the page after you make changes. You may also click the ‘Unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of an email from us. Please let me know if you have any questions.

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                          0 comments  ·  Feature Idea  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          under review  ·  Shannon RubadoShannon Rubado responded

                          Hi Tyler!

                          Thank you for your suggestion! We have received this one several times; so you better believe we are all over it!

                          Are you enjoying your search results on FOODILY?

                          Happy Friday!

                        • Ability to add links to sites not currently aggregated by foodily

                          I really like your site, my wife and I are always finding, trying and bookmarking recipes because of foodily. One thing that we really find difficult is that we find recipes all over the internet through blogs and some times they are not listed on your site. So we have to keep a separate bookmark in our browser to those recipes. It would be great to have all our recipes in one spot and foodily looks like the place.

                          A great feature for both your users and your website would be the ability to add a link to save a…

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                            0 comments  ·  Feature Idea  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            under review  ·  Chris EldredgeChris Eldredge responded

                            Thanks a bunch for this idea. A feature allowing users to save recipes not currently indexed by Foodily sounds very useful. We’ll share your feedback with the team and keep this in mind.

                            Glad you’re enjoying Foodily, and please don’t hesitate to let us know if you have any other feedback or suggestions.

                            -Chris

                          • Save preferences such as vegetarian, vegan, without dairy

                            Save preferences so they are automatically included in the search for example if you're vegetarian you can search "pasta" and only vegetarian options come up every time you search

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                              under review  ·  Chris EldredgeChris Eldredge responded

                              Thanks a bunch for this idea. Saving preferences sounds like a very useful feature. We’ll keep this in mind! Other than “vegetarian,” “vegan,” and “without dairy,” are there other search criteria you’d be interested in filtering by?

                              Thanks again, and please let us know if you have any other suggestions!

                            • Translate Recipe details

                              Language translations will add more value to many people around the world. Maybe Google translate API or any proprietary language translations tools will add more value

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                                under review  ·  Shannon RubadoShannon Rubado responded

                                Hi Prem!

                                Thanks for the great suggestion! We agree language translation would add more value and hope to explore that in the future.

                                Do you have any other suggestions for FOODILY?

                              • Annotate recipes

                                Annotate recipes with user modifications, with the annotation showing up at the relevant point in the recipe, e.g. increasing the amount of spice, omitting ingredient, longer cooking time, etc.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Feature Idea  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  under review  ·  Chris EldredgeChris Eldredge responded

                                  Hi tempfree,

                                  Thanks a bunch for this idea. We agree — it’d be awesome to annotate recipes with additional instructions. We’ll keep this in mind for the future!

                                  Do you have any other ideas about how we can improve Foodily?

                                  Thanks again for your suggestion!

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                                  • Corporate social responsibility

                                    Partner with Feeding America. Your site would connect well with their cause and offer great exposure for both parties. Getting on board with a non-profit is extremely beneficial for rounding your brand and giving back to those in need.

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                                      2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      under review  ·  Chris EldredgeChris Eldredge responded

                                      Thanks so much for this idea.

                                      We are strong believers in supporting causes related to food. We began supporting SU2C.org even before we launched. As a company, we are still in our infancy. But as we grow, we’re excited to develop relationships with great organizations like Feeding America.

                                      Thanks again, and please let us know if you have any other suggestions for our site!

                                    • Input ingredients from your own kitchen

                                      If you had a "what's in your kitchen" feature in which you provided a checklist organized into various categories such as "proteins" "vegetables," "spices and herbs", "oils" etc. I could check off what I have in my kitchen and then be provided with a list of recipes I can make with whatever is available.

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                                        under review  ·  Chris EldredgeChris Eldredge responded

                                        Hi Ben,

                                        Thanks a bunch for this suggestion. A “what’s in your kitchen” checklist sounds like a useful feature. We’ll keep this in mind for the future!

                                        Also, just in case you hadn’t already discovered this, you can type a list of ingredients into the search box to find recipes calling for all those ingredients. For example, check out: http://foodily.com/s/pasta-zucchini-chicken

                                        Thanks again for this feedback, and please let us know if you have any other ideas!

                                      • i want to delete certain websites from my results permanently

                                        I see I have an account which is cool so can't you add a preference to permantly exclude certain website there? i want my results to never include cooks.com and food.com.

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                                          2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                          under review  ·  Chris EldredgeChris Eldredge responded

                                          Thanks a bunch for this idea. You’re right. While you currently can exclude certain sources — by clicking the magnifying glass icon next to the source name, or by including the word “no” in front of the source name in your query — there is not an automatic way to exclude certain sources from all of your searches.

                                          Thanks for the suggestion, though. Removing certain sources from all searches sounds like it would be a useful feature. We’ll keep it in mind for the future.

                                          Do you have any other ideas for the site?

                                        • Omit mixes and prepackaged foods

                                          I hate when I'm searching for a chocolate cake recipe and I get a result for a specific type of chocolate cake where the first ingredient is "1 box of Devil's Food cake." If I wanted to bake from a mix, I'd follow the recipe on the box! Or a dip recipe which includes "Onion soup mix." Can you create a feature to omit these results?

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                                            0 comments  ·  Feature Idea  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                            under review  ·  Chris EldredgeChris Eldredge responded

                                            Hi Kate,

                                            Thanks a bunch for your note! A feature that omits mixes and prepackaged foods sounds like it’d be very useful. We’ll share you feedback with the team and keep this in mind.

                                            In the meantime, try typing the words, “mix” or “box” into the without box to exclude recipes with those kinds of prepackaged ingredients. Check out: http://foodily.com/s/chocolate-cake-without-mix Does that work?

                                            Thanks again, and please don’t hesitate to share any other ideas you have for the site!

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