Sure Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, blogs are all great for finding picture of food, but sometimes you don’t want to waste all that time sorting out the photos of pets, exercise, and babies.  Here’s five great apps to get things steamy in your kitchen.

GourmetLive

gourmetlive

The Gourmet brand, previously of magazine fame, focuses on cookbooks, special edition publications and programming, and, now, its mobile app.  It not only features decadent photos with recipes, but interviews and stories from top chefs.

Foodspotting

foodspotting

Ever go out to a highly rated restaurant but find yourself disappointed because you didn’t get the signature dish?  Restaurant ratings can be helpful, but experiences can vary based on dishes.  Foodspotting is for visually finding, sharing, and rating specific dishes from restaurants.  It was named one of Time’s 50 Best iPhone Apps of 2012.

Foodgawker

foodgawker

When you want to ignite your own kitchen, Foodgawker will ignite your tastebuds.  The mouth-watering photos come from food bloggers around the world, with editors selecting and posting the most appealing images.  It’s easy to browse and has thousands of recipes, so it can have you drooling for hours.

Evernote Food

evernote food

Did you have the best sushi roll at restaurant in NYC but can’t remember the name?  Did your Beef Wellington recipe need a little less baking?  The renowned note taking app now has a platform specifically for food.  Using photos, it’s perfect for adding notes on recipes and restaurants.  This app lends a hand wether you’re shopping, cooking or eating out.

Pic Healthy

pic healthy

Let’s face it- the really good food porn is the really dirty food porn that will overload your diet.  Pic Healthy solves this problem by allowing you to rate the “healthiness” of your food, and encourages you to share and comment with friends.  It supports better habits because, let’s face it, how often would you have an extra dessert if you had to tell all your friends?

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