Online Features - October 2013

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Reader Favorites

These dishes all earned high marks―you're sure to find a winner.


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October 2013 Recipe Index

Find all the healthy recipes from Cooking Light's October 2013 issue.


Chocolate Spider Cupcakes Recipe

Scary-Good Halloween Recipes

Celebrate with our collection of spookily delicious Halloween Recipes.


Power to the Pomegranate

Best Pomegranate Recipes

A jewel among winter fruits, the pomegranate's distinct citrus flavor and bright red color makes these salsas, sauces, and jams absolutely shine.


Poblano-Jalapeño Chili

Our Favorite Chili Recipes

Nothing warms the body and soul like a hearty bowl of chili. Reviewers rated these recipes tops.


Selecting a Cooking Pumpkin

In Season: Fall

From apples to sweet potatoes, autumn's bumper crop of fruits and vegetables offer a range of intense flavors and substantial textures.


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Social Diet Blog

Read the latest posts from our Social Diet team.


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Sunday Strategist: Weekly Meal Plans

Our Sunday Strategist does all the work for you with a full week of quick recipes, helpful prep tips, and shopping lists—all hand-selected by our editors.


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Meet the CL Bloggers' Connection: Part 1

Get to know these bloggers who inspire with great food.


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Cooking with Quinoa: 25 Recipes

High in protein and fiber, quinoa [KEEN-wah] is not only versatile, it also tastes wonderful and has a nice crunch. Find 24 delicious recipes for cooking with this ancient whole grain.

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