While we all love "free" on the Internet, operating an API costs money: bandwidth, support, servers, monitoring, development, design, testing and more. We are currently in closed beta -- available to a very limited number of private parties while we refine the technical and business specifics.
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[a] Recipe-specific nutrition facts include calories, protein, fat, carbs, sodium.
[b] PowerSearch is the ability to exclude ingredients, search by vegan, gluten-free, red meat free, etc. Regular search gives you access to title, keyword, ingredient and tag search.
Do I need a paid plan?
You will need a paid plan if:
- You plan any use of the content beyond personal experimental or educational work
- You plan any commercial or revenue-generating use
- You need recipe nutrition information in your application
- You need more than 100 requests per hour
Paid plans help BigOven offset substantial design, development, bandwidth, and operations cost.
Billing via Credit Card
A credit card is required for API access at any of our paid levels. This credit card is billed on a monthly basis.