All Cooking Light recipes have to meet our high standards, but a few each issue are so great they end up as staff favorites. Keep checking here each month for the best of 2011.
January: Chicken Fried Rice with Leeks and Dried Cranberries
"Love this different take on fried rice," said associate food editor, Tim Cebula. "Tastes like Thanksgiving." With only 26 minutes from start to table, this one is a no-brainer.