Frequently Asked Questions

Here you can find answers to Recipe Cost Calculator's most frequently asked questions.

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Nutrition Data: USDA vs FDC

If you want to understand the changes made (in March 2020) to our nutrition data implementation, read this article.
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Updated over a week ago

How can I create a copy of a recipe?

Learn how to create a copy or duplicate of a recipe.
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Why aren't cups, tsp or other measurement units available with some of my ingredients?

If you are adding ingredients to your recipe and you are missing some measurement units -- this article will help you learn why.
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How do I add custom nutrition information?

If you can't find an ingredient in the nutrient database, you can enter it manually!
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Why is weight required to compute nutrition data?

This article explains why we require ingredients to have a weight in order to calculate nutrition data.
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Updated over a week ago

How do I delete all data in my account?

This article explains how to delete all your account ingredients, recipes, categories, etc.
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How do I scale recipes?

Easily scale your recipes using a simple multiplier or scale it by ingredient.
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How do I add labor costs to my recipes?

Read this article to learn about different ways you can incorporated labor costs in your recipes.
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Updated over a week ago