Add a Recipe

Adding a recipe to your ShareMyCook account allows users to track delicious ​recipes, share them with friends, and save them for future use.

  1. To add a recipe, go to the main dashboard and click ‘Add a Recipe’. You can also access this page by clicking the ‘Manage’ drop down menu and selecting ‘My Recipes’, then click on the 'Add' button.
  2. Type in a name and describe the recipe. If you do not have your account set to private, then this name and description will appear when sharing your recipe.
  3. Enter the amount of time it takes to prepare and cook your recipe by clicking the drop down menu next to ‘Prep Time’ and ‘Cook Time’ and select how many hours and/or minutes it takes.
  4.  Enter how many people the recipe serves by typing the amount next to ‘Serves’.
  5. If you select the ‘Is Featured’ checkbox, your recipe will appear in a prioritized position on your public profile. (Note: When users look at your profile, your previous four recipes will be shown. By clicking ‘Is Featured’, your recipe will become a priority so others will see it.) If you no longer want to feature your recipe, uncheck the box.
  6. To enter the ingredients for your recipe, type it inside the box labeled ‘Ingredients’. Only list one ingredient per line. For each ingredient, add a new line by hitting the enter button on your keyboard.
  7. To enter the directions for your recipe, type it inside the box labeled ‘Directions’. Only have one direction step per line. For each step, add a new line by hitting the enter button on your keyboard.
  8. To upload a photo of your recipe, click ‘Choose a File’ and select a photo from your computer.
  9. Click ‘Save’ once completed.
  10. You will be automatically redirected to your recipes library page. To edit recipes, click the ‘Edit’ button next to the recipe you want to make any adjustments to from this page. To see how your recipe appears in the public recipe area to other ShareMyCook users, you can click the 'View' button next to the recipe you want to view.