Create a new post by clicking “Add New” from the WordPress dashboard Posts Menu.

Above the edit window are two buttons on the right.  The left button says “Visual” and the right button says “Text.” Make sure you’re using the “Visual” editor and not the “Text” editor.

Begin writing your post – perhaps you’ll describe the recipe or tell a story or add some photos.  

Note: We are still working on an update to make EasyRecipe compatible with the new editor in the latest version of WordPress. We hope to have it released soon.  In the meantime, you can continue to use EasyRecipe by re-installing the the WordPress Classic Editor (

The post editor when EasyRecipe is installed and active

When you get to the point in the post where you want the actual recipe to appear, click the “Chef’s Hat” icon on the editor toolbar and the EasyRecipe entry popup will appear.

The recipe entry popup

Fill in those recipe fields that you want and click the “Add Recipe” button.

Make any other changes to the post and click the WordPress “Publish” button.