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How to Manage Your Shops and Ingredients

Manage your shops

Keeping your list of favorite stores up to date on your shopping list will help keep you organized and make grocery shopping easier.

If you are using thewebsite, you will follow the steps below.If you are using themobile app, please clickhere.

  • Open your Shopping List
    • ClickPlannerin the upper left corner
    • Click the drop down arrow on the right side of the screen and select ViewShopping List
  • Click theManage Shopsicon
  • Add orremovea shop
    • To add a shop, enter then name of the shop and click the +
    • To remove a shop, click the X next to the shop name
  • Click Save

Note: You won’t see your new shops on your Shopping List until you assign ingredients to them.

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Manage your ingredients

For each ingredient, you can choose the store where you would like to purchase it and the department of the store where you’ll find it.

  • Open yourShopping List
  • Hover your cursor over the ingredient to see the recipes in which that ingredient is used
  • Click on the quantity of the ingredient
  • ClickView Ingredient
  • Add or edit any details for that ingredient
    • Ingredient name
    • Quantity needed
    • Unit of measure
    • The category in which the ingredient appears
      • Note:the Produce category has 2 subcategories: Refrigerated and Non-refrigerated that you can choose between
    • The shop where you will purchase the ingredient
    • Indicate that you always have that ingredient on hand
    • Schedule the frequency that you want to purchase that ingredient
    • Update the image
    • Make a note
    • Note: changes made here will not make changes to the recipe(s) for which the ingredient is used
  • Click Save

Pro tip:If an item is something that is always stocked in your pantry (for example, salt), you can check the box for Always Have It. Thiswill automatically move the ingredient to your Got It list when it appears in a recipe.

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Manage your food categories

You can also specify the store where you would like to purchase all of the the items in a category.

  • Open your Shopping List
  • Click on a food category
  • Select the store where you will purchase all of the ingredients in that category
  • Click Save

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