The recipes included here have been carefully chosen from more than 10,000 that have appeared in the magazine since 1987. To make the final cut for The Best of Cooking Light,
each recipe had to meet one or more of the following criteria:
? Earned a high rating in the Cooking Light
Test Kitchens ? Has a surprising and satisfying ?no-way-this-can-be-light? flavor ? Named a ?reader favorite recipe? based on calls, letters, e-mails, and comments on cookinglight.com ? Voted ?most popular? among the Cooking Light
Foods staff?these are the recipes they cook for their families and friends
You?re guaranteed success with every recipe! Each recipe has been tested at least twice, often three or four times, in the Cooking Light
Test Kitchens to ensure that not only are they supremely healthy, tasty, and easy to prepare, but that they also have the all-important ?yum factor.?
??Our Test Kitchens? staff does the hard work every day so the rest of us can take Cooking Light accuracy for granted.?
Mary Kay Culpepper Editor, Cooking Light ?Over 250 color photographs make this all-star collection come alive. A virtual feast for the eyes, this book is as beautiful to read and display, as it is practical to use. Look for serving suggestions and artful food presentations throughout to show you how to turn an ordinary dish into an extraordinary meal.
This healthy cookbook is for all cooks and for all occasions. While some recipes take very little time, others require a bit more commitment. Either way, you?ll have your choice of great food that adjusts to your schedule, your grocery list, and your mood. Plus, ? Step-by-step instructions and complete nutritional analysis with each recipe ? Preparation and make-ahead tips ? Menu suggestions? Ingredient substitutions and purchasing information
Whatever your definition of ?best? is, there are recipes here for you. Just step into your kitchen and make them your own.