The family kitchen is the heart of our homes, we do so much living there that having a Kitchen PC makes great sense. Creating grocery lists, looking up & sharing recipes, finding money saving grocery coupons are just a few of the things you can do with a kitchen computer. Unfortunately traditional computers are too big to fit easily onto already crowded counter tops. Fortunately, the Asus All in One PC with it’s beautiful, space saving design eliminates the hassle of trying to fit a big, bulky PC into cramped kitchen spaces. Let’s explore a few great online sites that will let you harness your computer’s power to increase your kitchen productivity.
Metric conversion– No more getting stuck having to run to the computer in the family room! the Cooking Conversion site has you covered! Easily calculate weights & measures for TONS of commonly used ingredients.
Cooking gets Social – Kitchen Monki allows you to create printable Grocery lists plan meals & organize & share recipes with family & Friends on Facebook & Twitter
Blog it! – Say Mmm let’s you create smart grocery lists that are printable and/or viewable on your smart phone. Plan meals for the week or the month, get nutritional info for every recipe! Bonus here is the social component to the site, bloggers can use a plug in or generate the HTML needed to create all of the above on their websites.
Create a Smart kitchen/ Home – Lots of new appliances are “Smart” but they can be expensive. You can turn many of your existing appliances into smart devices! eHow describes how to save energy & time, make your home safer by controlling appliances & lights from your PC
Save money – Online coupon sites where you can print money saving coupons are everywhere! There are regional differences in stores/ offers so I’ve linked here to Top Ten Reviews & their comparison of ten popular grocery coupon sites in 2012 to hopefully help you find a site that meets your individual needs.
Create Cleaning schedules – Easily put together downloadable, sharable lists & reminders for home cleaning & routine maintenance tasks TIP: schedule reminders to check smoke detectors & change batteries!
Endless Possibilities for Kitchen Productivity
In addition to all of the above an internet connected PC in the kitchen will allow you to check your email, Facebook & Twitter as you work, you’ll be able to Skype with family & friends while you stir. Check the kid’s schedules, create age appropriate chore charts & family errand reminders. The kids can do their homework, using the internet safely with you nearby. The kitchen PC can truly turn your kitchen into the family command center. The Asus All in one PC can let you do all of this & more with it’s stunning wall mountable screen & powerful Intel processor. Check out the video below to learn more.
What PC programs do you use in your kitchen? What are your favorite recipe sites? What blogs help you get great money saving grocery coupons?
Disclaimer: I have been compensated for this post as part of a promotion for ASUS Computer international