Our Favorite Recipes

5 on Friday: 5 Recipes from our June Issue You Just Have to Try

Our Summer Cookbook has arrived! That’s right—our June issue is on newsstands and available for download on your tablet today. It’s positively bursting at the seams with healthy sides, simple pastas, and dinners you can make from the bounty you pick up at the farmers’ market! You’re going to have an entire cookbook filled with recipes you can cook all season long, […]

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5 Favorite Superfast Mexican Dishes for Tonight’s Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Cinco de Mayo might as well be the Fourth of July for me. I love the excuse to eat tortilla chips and drink margaritas almost as much as I love an excuse to don red, white, and blue attire and put a sparkling patriotic headband in my hair. It might not hold that much historical significance for Mexico (or at least […]

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Avoid Listeria and Still Enjoy Your Favorite Frozen Treat

You’ve probably heard it on the news: Blue Bell and Jeni’s are battling Listeria issues in their ice cream and frozen foods. Listeria, a bacteria, sickens about 1,600 people each year. It’s the third leading cause of food poisoning-related deaths in the U.S. each year. It’s not very common, but it is very scary. If you’re a fan of a […]

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4 Must-Try Recipes from our May Issue

Our May issue is on newsstands now. It’s chock-full of superfast recipes for weeknights, company, or special occasions. Every recipe in the issue is ready in 25 minutes or less. Every. Single. One. That’s a lot of wonderfully fast and easy recipes, so we’re giving you a jump on where to start cooking with these four favorites from the new issue.

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5 Snacks for A March Madness Marathon Weekend

I’m a professed football fanatic. When August rolls around and my Auburn Tigers suit up for the first season of the game, it’s like Christmas, my birthday, a promotion, and finding the last Thin Mint box in the freezer on a bad day rolled into one. Total elation. Even on its best day, however, college football doesn’t have any event that can […]

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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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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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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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Five on Friday: Red, White, and Blue Cheese for Fourth of July Celebrations

Each Friday, we share five things that are getting buzz around the Cooking Light offices—from what we’re reading around the Web, to what’s hot on Instagram, or even our latest favorite ingredient.  Leave up your patriotic regalia from cheering on the USA during the World Cup, and get out your banners and Uncle Sam top hats. The 4th of July […]

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Stocking Up on Whole Grains

The bulk grain section at Whole Foods used to confound my fellow shoppers. No one quite knew how to bag (paper, plastic, both?), tag (you’ve got to write the item code on there so the cashier can charge it), and tie (rubber band, twist tie, tape?) what they chose. The grease pencils always walked off with their users. And the […]

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