I received this press release today and thought it sounded like a pretty cool application.
Pocket Cocktails and Easy Recipes Now Available for iPhone and iPod Touch
(MMD Newswire) December 2, 2008 - - Impressive holiday entertaining made possible with help from Pocket Cocktails and Easy Recipes. With everyone feeling the pinch on the economy, entertaining at home is an economical way to entertain. Style doesn_t have to be skimped on. By using Pocket Cocktails and Easy Recipes, it is possible to give guests a gourmet restaurant experience at home for significantly less and stay on budget.
Pocket Cocktails and Easy Recipes have a retro 1960's theme and use beautiful, large, high resolution pictures and incorporate many trendy iPhone features including the integrated graphics and navigation features that the iPhone is famous for. This seamless integration of visuals and content provides a fast, engaging and entertaining user experience. Pocket Cocktails is available for $4.99 at Apple's iPhone application store, iTunes or at www.pocketcocktails.com . Easy Recipes is available exclusively at Apple's iPhone application store for free. Visit www.pocketcocktails.com for a video overview for Pocket Cocktails. All images, recipes and ingredient_s lists are stored locally on the iPhone, no need for internet connection, yet another reason to have the convenience of an iPhone. With ingredients built into the application, grocery shopping becomes a stress-free experience for time pressed shoppers.
Creating a gourmet experience at home for a lot less is easy with Easy Recipes. Short on cash not a problem. No need to break the bank to entertain in style. Make it a team effort. By using Easy Recipes to divide recipes up among guests and create an interesting sampling of starters, sides, main dishes and desserts. Get creative with hosting a Holiday Open House, an intimate dinner party, a potluck party or a cocktail party with starters or host an unconventional but much needed Holiday recovery party in January.
Pocket Cocktails is the newest application of its kind. Unlike other bartending and cocktail applications which are mostly text based, Pocket Cocktails uses gorgeous, large, high resolution pictures. It also has a fun "shaker" feature that selects cocktails at random.
About the creators of Pocket Cocktails and Easy Recipes: The applications were produced by a couple who love to entertain: Robert Maran, the developer and computer book packager teamed with Deidra Jones, a veteran of the advertising industry. Together they worked day and night to create these amazing applications just in time for the holiday party season.