Now that you have learned how to write a recipe, you should learn tips that will make your recipes more natural to follow. Your readers will be grateful to you for explaining everything so well, and it will also make them come back to your profile for more.
Write an Attention-Grabbing Title
The title will attract readers to your recipe, so you have to use that opportunity to be creative. Try to describe what is unique about the method in its title; for example, if it is a cake that doesn’t require baking, use the words no-bake to highlight that. If the recipe you are posting is your invention, then come up with a catchy and descriptive name.
Create Separate Headings for Longer Recipes
If a recipe calls for more than one component, it is better to separate ingredients and preparation methods into different parts. That helps the readers know which element goes where and in what amount. It is also easier for those who want to use the recipe for only one of the components e.g., the crust or the syrup.
Specify the Utensils to be Used
For each step, you write in the method make sure you specify which utensil they should use for it. For example, to beat the eggs, you should mention whether they should use an electric beater, a whisk, or a fork. The same goes for mixing bowls, saucepan, and baking dishes because their size makes all the cooking difference.
Make Sure All Steps Are Explained Properly
Your method should have each step explained adequately, so there is no room for error. A good trick is to make sure you answer all three questions. What appliance is to be used, and at what setting? For how long should this be continued? How hot should it be? If your recipe calls for a microwave, then the ideal way to explain it would be “Microwave the mixture at maximum power for two minutes.”
Add Tips on How to Serve or Store the Dish
After the dish is complete, the reader should know what the best way to serve it is. You should mention if it is best served hot or cold and which dish would be the best one. Additional tips on what would go well with it also go a long way. If the recipe is for a sauce, then you can suggest ways they can use it. Storage directions are also necessary for items that are for more prolonged use.