Our Favorite Recipes

Wine Pairings: What Should I Drink with Shrimp Scampi?

Picture this: a warm spring day, robins chirping, jonquils, snapdragons, bacopas, zinnias, verbenas, and petunias in full bloom under a breathtakingly-blue, cloudless, impossibly-sunny sky. What could complete this imagery? If you were thinking a healthy, delicious Shrimp and Broccoli Scampi dish, we’re on the same page. And to complement that succulent entrée, you’ll need a refreshing bottle of white wine. For […]

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February’s Most Popular Recipes on Pinterest

February is always a bit of a challenge for me on the food front. One day I’m craving a warm, comforting stew; the next I want fresh spring strawberries and asparagus. It looks like our Pinterest followers are encountering the same challenge. Sprinkle in a few popular chocolate pins (for Valentine’s Day, of course), and February was an interesting month […]

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Chowdah Time!

In honor of National Clam Chowder Day tomorrow, I plan to clean my local fishmonger completely out of littleneck clams and whip up an army-sized vat to foist on unsuspecting friends and neighbors. It’s one of my all-time favorite dishes, and one I don’t indulge in nearly enough. Indulge is actually the wrong word: this doesn’t have to be a […]

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Our 13 Favorite Recipes of ’13

On Instagram, we’re counting down the days to the New Year with 13 Days of our ’13 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 2013. From dangerously-sippable boozes to sweet desserts you can’t refuse, you’re sure to find something you like here–and […]

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November’s Top 5 Recipes

As November comes to a close and we look back at our most popular recipes this month, it’s obvious what has been on your minds all month: Thanksgiving! In fact, each of these five recipes would make excellent additions to your holiday menu tomorrow. Here are five of the month’s most popular Cooking Light recipes (on sister site MyRecipes.com and Pinterest). […]

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Happy Halloween! Sweet treats for a spooky day

If the ghosts and goblins in your house or neighborhood are looking for sweet treats on this spooky day, we’ve got a few ideas for you. All are super simple–no tricks–and hauntingly delicious. When you’ve tucked the kids into bed with their sugar-induced comas, break out the vodka and oatmeal stout beer for a wickedly wonderful Black Cauldron drink. Top, […]

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October’s Top 5 Recipes

See five of the month’s most popular Cooking Light recipes (on sister site MyRecipes.com and Pinterest). 2. Texas Sheet Cake: A big, flat classic. Toasty nuts and fudgy cake get topped with a thin, crackly glaze. It’s the perfect crowd-pleasing dessert. Watch how to make it in our brand new video. Did you make any standout recipes this month?

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Five on Friday: 5 Ways to Celebrate World Egg Day

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. Happy World Egg Day, everyone! OK, ok, it’s a bit of a silly holiday but it gives me an excuse to celebrate one of my favorite foods. I […]

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Comforting Recipes to Get You Through the Government Shutdown

To pay homage to Congress’s riveting game of chicken this week, I’ve compiled eight of our top-rated chicken recipes for you. After all, we’re going to need some help coping with the loss of the National Zoo’s Panda Cam… and cooking chicken seems as good a way to ease the pain as any. I’m glad folks up on the hill […]

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September’s Top 5 Recipes

September is coming to a close and fall is definitely in the air—out with the tomatoes and in with the pumpkin. See five of the month’s most popular Cooking Light recipes (on sister site MyRecipes.com and Pinterest). What about you? Did you make any standout recipes this month?

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