As in: The three-by-five-inch cards and clippings stuffed in the front covers of your cookbooks.
Scan and organize them online. The most efficient way to store recipes is to “scan them, then organize them with a software system, like eChef recipe software,” says Doland. The program, which also lets you save recipes found online, has an easy-to-use search function: Type in “asparagus” and find every one of your recipes that calls for it. For a more casual approach, you can “pin” recipes on Pinterest.
Create a recipe binder. More old-school? The Recipe Keeper ($30, amazon.com) is a binder organized by course that has pockets to hold the recipes you clip and pages to add recipes of your own.