Today’s modern technology has made life so simple and easy that things can be done at the snap of a finger. Amazon Echo makes life super easy for home chefs. Considerable time, energy and effort are saved in the bargain.
Not all of us are blessed with culinary skills but have to contend with the necessary albeit sometimes tedious task of cooking. It may be complicated and confusing for most of us, so who wouldn’t welcome an intelligent helper in the kitchen even if its not human?
Do you know how Alexa can make your life easier in the kitchen?
It can make a grocery list – the start of all cooking is to have all the ingredients in place. The human brain may tend to forget a few things and manual listing is an arduous task. Alexa in the kitchen can make it so simple that you just have to say “Alexa, add (item) to grocery list.” The lists made by Alexa can be seen on Evernote and other list making apps. This can also be viewed on your smartphones.
It can set timers – “Alexa, set time for (task) “ensures that you don’t miss out on different cook times and preparation timings.
Covert Units- Alexa can convert measurement units and even guide you on what is the weight of a particular ingredient for example a cup of sugar etc
It can make coffee – A smart switch and a regular drip coffee maker that is Alexa compatible will churn out good coffee for all coffee lovers.
Recipe finder – By just giving a command to Alexa, for example to find the best vegan recipe using tofu and so on, she can sift through a large number of available recipes and give you her choice of the best one. This helps you in saving time and is a smarter approach through technology doing away with the manual tasks. The cooking instructions and ingredients can also be read out by her.
It can also monitor your calories – In a fitness app normally items are entered manually. Some prefer handwriting their health record too, but the app enthusiasts will find Alexa monitoring your calories and also keeping a record which makes it very simple and error proof.
Can find substitutes as ingredients – It often happens that you start cooking and realise you have either run out of ingredients or don’t have it in the first place. Alexa can give you a list of comparable ingredients which is a wonderful thing.
So, all of you who are hard pressed for time yet cant strike off cooking from your to do list now you know what Alexa in the kitchen can do!