Online Features - April 2009

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Chicago Deep Dish Pizza Recipe

Eat Smart Videos

Now Showing! Recipe makeovers, cooking tips, and advice on real-life nutrition.


Mediterranean Fish Stew

Mediterranean Fish Stew

The featured online recipe from the April 2009 issue


The Herbs of Summer

Herb Gardening 101

A kitchen-herb garden is perfect for a greenhorn because it doesn't need a lot of attention. Here's the insider's guide to getting started.


Edamame and English Peas

Take Two: Edamame and English Peas

Compare the nutritional benefits of these similarly hued legumes.


Morel Mushrooms

Choice Ingredient: Morel Mushrooms

These forest dwellers are a springtime delicacy.


Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Grilled Tomatillo Salsa

Fluid-Rich Foods

Drinking 8 glasses of water a day is no longer the rule. Factor in food for your daily fluid needs.


Frozen berries

Save on Organic Foods

6 tips to help your dollars stretch further



Romantic Getaways

See what city readers chose as the world's most romantic destination.


Walter Willett

Meet our 2009 Nutrition Advisory Board

We are pleased to announce our panel of scientists, dietitians, chefs, and other culinary experts who will advise us on nutrition topics and issues covered in our 2009 “Nutrition Essentials” series. Get to know each of them here.


Plates with grill fork

Grill Once, Eat Twice

Cook two meals at once with these double-duty recipes.


This spicy salad took the top prize at the fourth annual Cooking Light Ultimate Reader Recipe Conteast.

Ultimate Reader Recipe Contest―Best of the Best

See the top recipes from every year of our cook-off.


Bag Swap

Join the Next Bag Swap!

Join other members of the Cooking Light community to trade eco-friendly shopping bags from your hometown.


U-Pick Strawberries

Pick Your Own

Find a U-pick farm in your community, and enjoy harvesting fresh produce.


Make Your Own Stock

Make Your Own Stock

It's a must for soups and sauces, and homemade is so much better than canned. Here are the Test Kitchens' tips.


Sweet Cinnamon Passover Rolls

Sweet Cinnamon Passover Rolls

This recipe uses a classic cream puff technique for light and airy rolls that don't violate the Passover prohibition on leavened bread.


Mushroom and Roasted Pepper Tarts

Best of 2009

See the stand-out recipes that became staff favorites from each issue of Cooking Light.


Maple-Glazed Chicken with Apple Brussels-Sprout Slaw Recipes

20-Minute Recipes

Superfast recipes in lots of different categories.


Ankle Touches

Ultimate Move Finder

Shape and tone your body from top to bottom with our selection of moves.


Easter Brunch Menus and Recipes

Easter Menus

Rain, shine, or out of time, we've got the just-right Easter menu for you.


Multicultural Seder

Passover Supper

Serve a Passover seder that draws on a world of culinary traditions.


10 Best: Romantic Destinations Savannah

10 Best: Romantic Destinations

Want a romantic weekend that won't break the bank? Here are a few of our favorite options.


Cooking Light August 2010 Cover

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