Kimberly Holland

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Sandwich Showdown: Super Bowl XLIX Edition

It’s almost here. The Big Game. Super Bowl Sunday. The Final Throwdown. Sunday night, the New England Patriots take on defending Super Bowl Champions the Seattle Seahawks. That means it’s also time for a bi-coastal Sandwich Showdown. For you Seattle fanatics, the Open-Faced Salmon and Avocado BLTs. Tender salmon fillets are cooked in bacon drippings to soak up every last ounce […]

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The Ultimate Super Bowl Snack: Hot Buffalo Wing-Flavored Peanuts

Do you remember when fear and panic swept the country because chicken wing supplies were shockingly low? (If you don’t remember, I’ll let Stephen Colbert explain.) Turns out the scare was unfounded (phew!), but I’d like to think out of that national faux-emergency, the creators of Lord Nut Levington Peanuts found some inspiration. What if they could combine two of the world’s greatest football […]

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The Perfect Snacking Combination: Granola Popcorn

300 treasured calories. That’s the built-in snacking amount I have each day. For me, those 300 calories represent a chance to try new things, have fun, and enjoy something unique. Of course, I don’t veer off course and eat a honey bun or candy bar. I like to try healthier alternatives that really stretch those 300 calories as far and […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus—January 26-30

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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Taste Test: Roasted Red Peppers

We tried 16 bottled roasted peppers and rested the two finalists in our Roasted Red Pepper Dip to select the favorite. OUR FAVORITE Mancini Sweet Roasted Peppers $2.99 (12 ounces) Most of the peppers we tested were stored in oil or vinegar, which sometimes gave them an astringent or metallic taste. The water brine for these peppers kept the flavors […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus—January 19-23

Here, another week’s worth of fast, healthy, and tasty menus. It’s not a dislike of cooking that deters so many of us from the kitchen each night; it’s actually deciding what to cook from the millions of options bombarding us from so many different places. We’ve done the planning for you. Not just menus, but healthy menus that are fast – on the […]

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5 on Friday: 5 Great Finds Under $25

Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus—January 5-9

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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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus—December 29 -January 2

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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Our 14 Favorite Recipes of 2014

On Instagram, we’re counting down the days to the New Year with 14 Days of our ’14 Faves. We’re sharing the picks here, too. Our editors and staff have compiled a list of our favorite recipes from all of our magazines in 2014. From dangerously-delicious chocolate quick breads to dinners you’ll want to add to your weekly rotation stat, you’re sure to […]

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