Ever felt like eating a good home-cooked meal but couldn’t find the right recipe for the job? Well, it appears that you won’t have to waste money on cookbooks nor your time watching cooking shows because Google Home can lend you a helping hand. According to the tech company, Google Home, your personal virtual assistant, and Alexa’s competitor can now help you around the kitchen by searching recipes, providing useful step-by-step instructions, and even more.
Google Home – The Best Chef’s Assistant?
Although Google’s virtual assistant cannot possibly replace a good chef’s assistant, it does make things easier in the kitchen, especially for those who have little to no experience in preparing home-cooked meals.
So, how’s Google’s latest feature? Well, according to Google, the virtual assistant’s database has recently been enriched with over five million recipes, collected from all the corners of the Internet. Of course, this reliquary includes recipes from some of the major publications such as Food Network, Bon Appetite, and New York Times.
As far as the recipes are concerned, with Google Home’s nifty you will be able to cook just about everything from mac and cheese to more exquisite dishes.
How Does Google Home Recipe Search Engine Work?
According to Google, there are two ways to search for recipes using the Home assistant. The easiest way to look for something yummy is to install the companion app on your Android or iOS smartphone and to start perusing the recipe list. When you find one that suits your taste or, rather, your cooking skill, simply press the appropriate button to transfer it to your Google Home device.
Another way to start cooking with your virtual assistant is to use voice commands in order to search for recipes. You can say things like ‘I want to cook chicken or beef today’ or ‘Start searching for shrimp dishes, ’ and Google Home will bring you the most popular recipes on the web.
But that’s not the end of the story. Your virtual kitchen assistant can provide you with step-by-step instructions when cooking and, if necessary, it can repeat them. Furthermore, you can also ask Google Home to set the timer for each step, to make sure the recipe turns out right.
Now, if you’re having trouble with measurements like ounces, cups, teaspoon, tablespoons, etc. you will be able to ask Home for help. All in all, we have to say that Google Home’s latest feature is a must-have for all those who want to start cooking delicious meals at home.
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