As our special 25th Anniversary issue hits newsstands tomorrow (available on tablets now), we wanted to share another cover with you: our very first—straight from 1987.

Our recipe archivists also pulled together an incredible collection of standout dishes from each year we've been publishing the magazine. From 1987 through 2011, find all 25 of our best recipes ever.

And please share: What's your all-time favorite Cooking Light dish?