Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Glorious cauliflower. The new kale? Perhaps. The new quinoa? Maybe. Or, could it be that this superstar veg has passed the food trend phase and is here to stay? With a nutritious, low-calorie profile, the vegetable once known as “bland” has taken on one of the most versatile roles in the food world. From mashing to roasting to baking and […]

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Taco Lovers, Rejoice!

The trend: big-time chefs launching modern Mexican joints with the tastiest tacos this side of the Rio Grande. Last fall, Sean Brock opened Minero in Charleston, while John Besh and Aarón Sánchez rolled out Johnny Sánchez in NOLA. Alex Stupak’s Empellón Al Pastor in Manhattan has earned huge raves. Now the world waits to see what comes of Danish überchef […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus — March 2-6

Every Sunday, we publish a week of Cooking Light dinner plans filled with our favorite recipes—both from current issues and classics. Each meal is designed to be ready and on the table in 45 minutes or less so that you have more time to enjoy the food you’ve prepared and the company of those you’ve prepared it for. The Plan […]

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Five on Friday: Chocolate Recipes with our Bloggers’ Connection

Join us each month as we round up our favorite seasonal posts from the Cooking Light Blogger Connection. This month’s theme is chocolate-filled treats, and these five finds don’t disappoint. 1. Pain au Chocolat: With its dark chocolate center and gorgeous chocolate drizzle, this croissant-style pastry is perfect for brunch. As a plus, Kumquat‘s version is gluten-free, though you’d never suspect it […]

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Tell us: What’s your favorite style of chili?

We’re gearing up for a chili tour de force in the fall. Right now we’re busy developing, testing, and perfecting this chili face-off. So before we get too far down the road, we want to hear from you. Is there a style of chili we need to be sure to test? Tell us in the comments.  

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Cookbook Corner: The Perfect Egg by Teri Lyn Fisher and Jenny Park

Cookbook: The Perfect Egg Author: Teri Lyn Fisher & Jenny Park Publisher: Ten Speed Press The egg is having its day. Truthfully, it has been having its day for quite some time now. #PutAnEggOnIt and #YolkPorn are top Instagram hashtags for foodie ‘grammers and those who just really love looking at luscious egg dishes. Capitalizing on the national momentum, authors Teri Lyn […]

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How to Pick a Healthy Hot Chocolate

A cup of luscious, decadent hot chocolate can set you  back more than 400 calories. You may not want to drink a meal’s worth of calories just to warm up. The good news–you don’t have to. Lighter, healthier hot chocolate options are easy to find. Keep these shopping tips in mind when you’re looking for a healthy hot chocolate. Healthy Hot Chocolate […]

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No School like the Old School

If a friend asked you to make something for a bake sale the next day, what would immediately pop into your head? It wouldn’t be a passion fruit pavlova or hibiscus flan, most likely, but something easy and reliable, ready to make with what’s already in your pantry. These are recipes that are beloved in their truest form. A browned-butter […]

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Global Ingredient: Colman’s Mustard

Now marking 200 years in business, Colman’s is the gold standard of English mustard. It delivers a sinus-clearing blast of horseradishy heat (though it doesn’t contain horseradish). Unlike Dijon and yellow mustards, English mustard is mixed with water instead of wine or vinegar, which keeps the heat intense. Work the prepared mustard into herb rubs for roasts, or whisk a dab […]

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Beauty Editor’s Picks: Oh, Honey!

This sweet nectar is a natural moisture-booster. See what all the buzz is about. JOHN MASTERS ORGANICS Honey & Hibiscus Hair Reconstructor Bolster dry winter hair with the help of hyaluronic acid, hibiscus, and honey. $28, johnmasters.com ELEMENTAL HERBOLOGY Facial Glow Radiance Peel Exfoliate dry spots and keep skin vibrant with fruit enzymes. Makuna honey helps soothe inflamed skin. $66, […]

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