Free Windows 8 Lifestyle App To Find Info On Cooking

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I’d Rather be Cooking is a fun filled Window 8 Lifestyle app. You can use this app to get all kind of info on Cooking. You can watch any cooking related videos that are available here to help you understand better. In addition to this, you can socialize with other like minded people on Twitter using the app itself.

The app will also give you the option to browse through some Magazines and Websites, where you can look for stuff related to cooking. The app also gives you the option to search through stuff that may be helpful to you in cooking, and if you find it nice, the option to buy them.

I'd Rather be Cooking

I’d Rather be Cooking is freely available in the Entertainment category of the Windows store.

Using this Windows 8 Lifestyle app

As you get to the main landing page of the app, all the options that the app gives you, would be shown to you at the same page itself. Let me get you some idea about the options the app will provide you with:


The Insights on Interest option that is given on the main page, will provide you with the videos that might be useful to you in Cooking. A good large number of videos are available here.

I'd Rather be Cooking- Videos

Now, the only limitation with this option of the app is that the videos are not played in the app itself. The app will make use of the Windows 8 IE app that is present by default on your Windows 8 System’s start screen. You can also add videos to your Favorite list. For that, select the video, and use the Favorite option that is available in the bottom flyout.

Find like minded people

You can find like minded people who share same interest as you (Cooking) by using the Twitter Chatter option that is next to the video option. As you get to this option, the Twitter handle of other people who share the interest of cooking would be shown.

I'd Rather be Cooking- Find like minded people

If you select any user that are shown here, there Twitter handle would open up in the app itself.

I'd Rather be Cooking- Twitter follow up

You can follow the people using the app itself.

Get to other Websites

Use the Of Interest option, and you would be able to get option to get to the other websites that may interest you. As you click on any of the option that is given there, that link will be opened in the app itself.

I'd Rather be Cooking- Find Websites and Magazines

You can also add Websites here, which you can link up while using the app. For that, use the option to add link that appears in the bottom flyout. There, you can mention the link to add it to this section.

Buy stuff

Use the Needs & Wants section, and the app will open up the link to buy the items. For that, it will again use the Windows 8 IE app.

Also check HowStuffWorks app and Xpreshon.

Key Features of I’d Rather be Cooking

  • This Windows 8 Lifestyle app is freely available in the Windows store.
  • Get info on Cooking.
  • Videos are also available here.
  • Option to find people having same interests.
  • You can also buy the items used in cooking.

My Verdict

I’d Rather be Cooking is a nice Windows 8 Lifestyle app. It gives you option to view videos on cooking, and also to find other people having same interest as you.

Get I’d Rather be Cooking here

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Works With: Windows 8.1
Free/Paid: Free

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