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Watch Cooking Channel app review

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Introduction

If you're tired of eating the same old boring meals it's time to step out of your comfort zone and get creative. The Watch Cooking Channel app for your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone can help make that possible because you'll be able to watch all kinds of Cooking Channel shows right through the app. The app provides you with a hub of cooking-related shows that are both ones you'll find on the channel and web originals. And don't worry; you aren't just getting snippets of these shows! You'll be able to watch full episodes.

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Cook Like a Pro

This is the place where you can learn how to cook like a pro. The Watch Cooking Channel app can really turn things around for you, providing you with ideas, inspiration, and the instructions you need. Now it should be noted that if you aren't logged in there is limited amounts of content available to you. If you want to be able to access all the information you need to log in with the credentials given to you by your service provider (Comcast XFINITY, Bright House Networks, AT&T U-verse, Cox, Optimum, Verizon FIOS, and more).

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The app's most recent update included a number of bug fixes and now supports additional TV service providers. The app currently has three out of five stars from customers, which leads one to believe that there is still room for improvement. Reading through the comments it seems users would like to see more features/options added to this app.
 

Access your favorite cooking shows
Access your favorite cooking shows

Features that Work for You

The Watch Cooking Channel app isn't loaded with features but what it does offer is certainly useful. For instance you'll be able to watch clips from a variety of chefs and shows without having to log in. Of course when you log in you can stream full episodes. If you need to suddenly stop watching a show mid-way through you can pick up where you left off at a later date. As you start to explore the shows you'll likely find some you really enjoy so you can make a watch list of all your faves.

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Additional features include the fact the app supports AirPlay, you can email videos to your friends, you can sync the videos across all your devices, and there is closed captioning. Keep in mind there isn't a list of recipes in the app; rather, you are watching the chefs cook them in the various shows.
 

You have limited access without logging in
You have limited access without logging in

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Pros and Cons

Pros

  • The app is easy to use
  • Watch clips and full episodes of shows
  • If you aren't logged in you still have access to some content
  • You can create a personalized watch list

Cons

  • You'll need to log in to access all the content and full episodes
  • There aren't many features and tools
  • There are no recipes, just shows
     

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Watch the latest episodes

Final Thoughts

The Watch Cooking Channel app for your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone can help you on your way to becoming a more inspired home cook. The problem with this app is that it really lacks in features and tools.

 

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