Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Recipe organization

I think I finally found a way to organize my recipes that I like, so I thought I would share.

I'll start with how to print recipes off the blog without all the extra stuff. (Maybe this is obvious, but I didn't know how to do it at first.) Highlight what you want to print. Sometimes I just to the recipe, sometimes I do the picture as well. Then go to File - Print - (the print window should pop up now) and then choose PRINT SELECTION. Now when you print you will get only the recipe.

I put all my printouts and any magazine clippings into clear sheet protectors. Next I alphabetized and put them into a 3 ring binder.

Finally I made a quick spreadsheet listing all the recipes by name and then by type. I printed two copies, sorted each way.

Now it is easy to find what I need! When I add new recipes to the binder I just jot the title onto my spreadsheet, and once it starts looking too busy I fix them on the computer and print out a new one.

1 comment:

marla said...

you are a nerd. I sure do love ya! So organized... I'm just happy that I sorted through the coat closet today!