Weekly iPhone apps selection: Christmas and holiday cooking made easy

Let these apps help you create a delicious and successful Christmas or festive meal this holiday season.

Dishy - Cooking Made Easy - Christmas Update
Plan, shop, cook and share your Christmas meal creations with the Christmas edition of Dishy's Cooking Made Easy. Helpful features let you search for a dish by ingredient, shop for the dishes your cooking with the built in shopping list, use the automatic timers and step by step instructions to plan and cook your dishes alongside each other and share photos of your meals with your friends via Facebook and Twitter.
Price: $4.99

iCooking American Celebrations
iCooking American Celebrations has all your festive cooking recipes wrapped up into one app. Cook 56 different (and easy to prepare) classic American recipes or add your own to the cookbook. The email feature lets you send the recipes to your friends and family straight from the app.
Price: $0.99

taste.com.au Christmas Cooking App
Celebrating Christmas in the summertime? Be inspired by the Christmas Cooking App from Australian food magazine, taste.com.au. With over 140 Christmas & summer entertaining recipes, how-to videos, step-by-step instructions, kitchen measurement and conversion tools, and a handy serving calculator you'll have more to throw on the barbie than just a few shrimps.
Price: $2.99

Christmas Recipes

The Christmas Recipes app has a selection of quick and easy Christmas favorites that will look great on your dinner table. Each recipe comes with color pictures, clear instructions and a built-in shopping list. You can also add your own recipes to the app or share your favorites on Facebook.
Price: $2.99

Italian Christmas Recipes
Take your guests to Italy this holiday season with traditional and contemporary Christmas recipes from the publishers of Taste Italia. While the application layout is more suited to a magazine than the iPhone, the hearty recipes will fill you with Christmas cheer.
Price: $7.99