Plugin Reviews

Easy Recipe

EasyRecipe makes it easy to enter, format and print recipes, as well as automagically doing the geeky stuff needed for Google's Recipe View.


29 reviews
Average Rating
3 out of 5 stars
Great plugin, and great support.
By , for WP 3.9

I have Easy Recipe Plus and I generally don't have issues with it, but when I do, they respond quickly to get it working again.

Best plugin for food and recipe bloggers!

Better than ZipList
By , for WP 3.9

Ziplist slowed down my site. Easy Recipe does not. When I couldn't get the live formatting to work, John took the time to walk me through everything that could be wrong, eventually finding out that it was a compatibility issue with another plugin. Problem solved! I love the look of the recipe card, the plugin is easy to use, but most of all I'm happy that it isn't slowing down my site, since I believe that Google penalizes slow sites.

Great Plugin
By , for WP 3.9

This is the second recipe plugin that I have used for my website and is much better than the first one I tried. It has worked well from the initial download and has been easy to set up and enter recipes. I am so pleased that I updated to Easy Recipe Plus.

It sucks
By , for WP 3.8.1

It sucks

have to buy it to add one photo
By ,

its an upsale to bad wordpress lets you add it

Out-Of-The-Box With No Problems
By , for WP 3.8.1

I was concerned when reading a couple of the 1-Star ratings that were left, but I was willing to give the PRO version a chance after trying the demo. I've only had it for 24 hours, but everything seems to be working and nothing on my site is broken.

I took off a star for a couple of reasons.

1.The "import" of recipes doesn't exist - not for the plugin user. You are only able to export your own recipes to their website (They call it import, referring to their end.) I think this is more than a bit deceiving to the buyer.

2.The only other thing is the inserting of pictures. A bit of a pain in the ass and that might be my not finding an easier way to get a "featured" photo loaded. I have to insert an image into the recipe, so that it is available to pick as a featured image, then I have to go back and delete the image from inside the recipe. If I don't do that it seems I have to provide a url for the image.

Overall though, it really is a good plugin. I tried almost all of them before deciding on Easy Recipe. Others I tried had major issues. This one didn't give me any problems.

What I'd like to see in future updates:
Instructions provided on the templates for those who submit recipes. Many aren't familiar with how to proceed.

An optional area to provide a link somewhere on the completed recipe form that lets visitors know they can post their own recipes. The link could lead to the submission area ("detail" page).

Just what I needed
By , for WP 3.8

I started my blog at the end of November. I became very aware of the inconsistencies of the way my recipes appeared. I search the plug-ins and found this one. I love it so I am upgrading today.

By far, the very best!
By , for WP 3.7.1

I've been using Easy Recipe for more than a year and it is by far, the best of all the recipe plugins I've tested. I use it extensively on Epicurus.com, one of the biggest food sites using WP. It handles tens of thousands of recipes without any difficulty and makes sure we get great SEO results. Well done!

Great Plugin With Great Support
By , for WP 3.7

Works great and easy to use, even for the beginner. Customer support is tops. I researched and tried various recipe plugins and easy recipe is the way to go. I also purchased Easy Recipe Plus and even better! I would not hesitate to use this plugin.

Doesn't do what it says ...
By , for WP 3.6.1

... going to try the zip recipe plugin instead. What a waste of $25 ;-(

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