Publications International, Ltd. Announces iCookbook™ App for Windows 8

Award winning cooking app iCookbook from Publications Internation to be one of the first new apps on the Windows 8 platform.

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 29, 2012 Publications International, Ltd. (PIL) is pleased to announce that the iCookbook™ application will be available for Windows 8 Consumer Preview via the Windows Store. iCookbook™ will be reconfigured to the Window 8 Metro style user interface and will include the extensive collection of recipes and cooking tools for the home chef that made it one of the hottest cross-platform apps of the past year.

iCookbook™ has impressed tech-savvy cooks across the world with its unique design. It’s built from the ground up to be an “in the kitchen” tool that cooks can use not just as a meal-planning aide, but throughout the entire meal preparation process. iCookbook™ comes pre-loaded with more than 2,000 recipes for every occasion that can be sorted by meal, ingredient, cuisine, and more.

Beyond iCookbook’s impressive collection of recipes, the app features:

  • A large-display “Prepare” feature for easy reading in the kitchen
  • “Stir” random recipe selection for those days when you just can’t decide or want to try something new
  • Guides for measurement conversions and ingredient substitutions

“We are excited that iCookbook™ will be available in the Windows Store,” said Jerry Croft, president of PIL’s Cooking and Digital Media divisions. “The Visual Studio tools have allowed us to re-imagine iCookbookTM with a fantastic new user interface that delivers a consistent experience across both tablets and personal computers.”

iCookbook will be available worldwide in the Windows Store with the release of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. For more information about iCookbook or to receive a demo copy for evaluation, please contact Aaron Watkins at Appency Public Relations. Press images are available here.

About Publications International, Ltd.:
Publications International, Ltd. (PIL) is one of North America’s leading publishers of consumer periodicals, producing more than 400 new book titles each year and printing more than 20 million books annually. PIL’s Cooking Division publishes cookbooks under license with many renowned brands, including Crock-Pot, Campbell, Hershey’s, and Kraft, and also publishes its own line of cookbooks and cooking magazines.
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