You might like to cook with classic techniques and old-school ingredients, but these iPhone and iPad applications bring high-tech tools into the kitchen, direct from some of the best chefs around.
Need great recipes? Try some of our summer favorites.
Gordon Ramsay Cook With Me
Videos show Ramsay demonstrating how to master 56 recipes, including the proper way to chop chilies, caramelize sugar, and zest a lemon.
($7.99; Gordon Ramsay Cook With Me)
Build on Jamie Oliver's free basic app (which offers 13 recipes) with additional sets, like 10-Minute Meals and Classic Comfort Food; each includes step-by-step photos for 10 to 12 recipes.
($1.99 per set; Jamie's Recipes)
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Nigella Quick Collection
A smart, voice-controlled feature keeps sticky hands off the touch screen as you work your way through 70 of Nigella Lawson's creations.
($7.99; Nigella Quick Collection)
Mario Batali Cooks!
Handy countdown clocks pop up throughout the 63 recipes-whenever you need to sauté or simmer for a specified number of minutes.
($9.99; Mario Batali Cooks!)
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