11 Best Summer BBQ/Picnic Apps for iPhone & iPad

May 13, 2012

The barbecue and picnic season is here and we’ve handpicked the best apps to get you cooking with family and friends. From knowing the right meat temperature to making sure you pack everything you need for your day out, these apps will help you have the best time in the sun. Let us know what you think in our comment section below.   

Picnic Recipes - for iPhone & iPad

  • Over 5,000 picnic recipes
  • Browse by category, ingredients or recipe name
  • Recipes for barbecues, large groups, summer and sandwiches
  • Ingredients used are easy to find in stores
View on iTunes

Grill-It! XL - for iPad

  • Recipes for grilling
  • Free new recipe added each week
  • Great for beginners and master grillers
  • Share recipes with friends
View on iTunes

101 Camping & Outdoor Recipes - for iPhone

  • 101 easy-to-prepare recipes for cooking outdoors
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert choices
  • Great for the novice cook
View on iTunes

Burger Recipes HD - for iPhone & iPad

  • Over 130 burger recipes
  • Recipes have ratings and reviews
  • Get cooking tips from shaping the patties to prepping the grill
  • Share recipes via Facebook, Twitter or email
View on iTunes

MeatTemps - for iPhone

  • Know the proper temperature for desired meat doneness
  • Based on USDA recommendations
  • Supports Fahrenheit and Celsius
  • For beef, lamb, pork, poultry and seafood
View on iTunes

Epicurious Recipes & Shopping List - for iPhone & iPad

  • Over 30,000 professionally created recipes
  • Search by keyword, ingredients in your fridge, season, holidays and more
  • Easy to follow recipes step by step with cooking-friendly views
  • Create shopping lists
  • Share via Facebook, Twitter and email
View on iTunes

Grill Guide - for iPhone

  • Cooking instructions for 100 different meats, vegetables and fruits
  • Info on how long to grill, temperature required and whether direct or indirect heat is needed
  • Turn your phone into a meat ruler to measure the right cuts
View on iTunes

Whole Foods Market Recipes - for iPhone & iPad

  • Recipes for natural and organic foods
  • Search by ingredients and dietary preferences
  • Get nutritional info and cooking instructions
  • Enter up to 3 ingredients you already have to find recipes using those
  • Create a shopping list from a recipe
View on iTunes

iCooking American Cookouts - for iPhone

  • Easy to prepare outdoor grilling recipes
  • Photos for each recipe
  • Add your own grilling recipes to the app
  • Share recipes via email
View on iTunes

Allrecipes.com Dinner Spinner - for iPhone

  • Search recipes by ingredient, dish, or cooking time
  • Find recipes by dietary preference
  • shake to find random selections
  • Scan an ingredient to find a recipe that uses it
  • Create shopping lists
View on iTunes

uPackingList - for iPhone & iPad

  • Create packing lists for picnics, trips, amusement parks and more
  • Use built-in catalog with 300 items to choose from
  • Include tasks you need to do before leaving
  • Vivid presentation of your packing progress
View on iTunes


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