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5 Million Recipes Now on Google Home, Plus Create Own Google Classroom

Google introduces an ability to cook with the Google Assistant on Google Home, as it partners now with Bon Appetit, The New York Times, Food Network and others. This new parternship bring you a step-by-step cooking guide for more than 5 million recipes.

Google Home device which is now able to talk you through cooking providing you instructions will be rolling out over the coming week. You would just say for example, “Ok Google, let’s make macaroons” and Assistant will give you a recipe to start.

So, here how it works:

  • To start, first you need to pick a recipe—just go to the Google Assistant on Android device or Google Search on iOS or Android and find a recipe, then pick your favorite, and select “Send to Google Home” button, that will save the recipe to your Google Home.
  • When you’re start to cooking, say “Ok Google, start cooking” or “Ok Google, start recipe.”
  • Next, you will be walked through the process, and at any time, to repeat the directions, you can say “Ok Google, repeat” or “Ok Google, what’s step two?”

In other news, Google Classroom, that’s available to users without G Suite for Education accounts since last month—starting today, allow users to even create classes, too—in addition to joining them.

For the past few weeks, in a pilot test of this feature, a number of teachers and students have already created some great new classes that include: for adult education, hobbies, and after school programs.

If you are new, “with Classroom, using a personal Google account, teachers and learners in many different settings can teach or attend classes, manage assignments, and instantly collaborate.”

Whether you’re an adult educator like Tony Vincent, a group leader like Khin Baptista, a teacher like Linda Scarth who’s using Classroom for extracurricular activities — or you’re using Classroom in other creative ways, we’d love to hear your stories.

If you are already using Classroom in some creative ways, you can submit them to Google, through this Form.

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