One of the things I like about a home web server is the ability enhance the capabilities of a touchpad. You can use the server to do all the heavy lifting. In this case Cookdojo recipe program is running from the server (where all the data is kept), but allows the touchpad as an interface or thin client. You can easily move the touchpad to another location for some other web based application such as home automation or even a game.
Even some of the older and larger touchpads will do just fine.
Even better look at the tv listings in the lounding room.
Guess what is being used as a data server: