October 2010

Cooking Light magazine contents for October 2010
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51 Freakishly Healthy (and Delicious) Halloween Recipes

Find sweet treats, fall menus, and kid-friendly snacks in these fun-filled healthy Halloween recipes.


Foods to Boost Your Mind

New research reveals eating these 10 foods can keep your mind sharp. more

Best of 2010

See the stand-out recipes that became staff favorites from each issue. more

October 2010 Recipe Index

Find all the healthy recipes from Cooking Light's October 2010 issue. more

2010 Taste Test Awards: Grocery

Our judges ate their way through 200 foods to find these winners—our picks for the best grocery store products nationwide. more

2010 Taste Test Awards: Artisanal

We tasted products from around the country to find the best of the best from small-production food artisans. more

Eating in Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill

Find classic meals in Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina (and how to make them at home) more

Best of 2010

See the stand-out recipes that became staff favorites from each issue. more

Dinner Tonight

One of these simple dinner menus can be on your table in well under an hour.


103 Money-Saving Recipes

You'll feel good about feeding your family these creatively delectable recipes.


The Hungry Traveler

Discover our picks for the best local restaurants in various destinations, plus find menus and healthy recipes for iconic dishes from that area. more

Taste Test: The Best Orange Juice

We tried 9 brands of the pulp-free variety. more

Healthy Food Labels Can Lead Astray

What's good for you can cause you to do not-so-good things. more

Harvest Dinner

A meal at a Sonoma Estate is nothing short of stunning. more

Make Caramel Apples

Learn how to make flawless caramel apples with our easy step-by-step guide. more

8 Delicious Types of Apples to Know—Plus How to Use Them

This handy guide matches our favorite apple varieties, from Pink Lady to Honeycrisp, with flavor-packed recipes that showcase their unique charm.


Our Best Apple Recipes

Fall's apple abundance is a great blessing to the cook.


Low-Cal Potato Toppings

The baked potato is a healthy, fiber-rich thing of beauty. Here are 7 ways to load it up right. more

10 Things to Know About Pumpkins

Put those pumpkins to work in the kitchen in no time with these 10 tips. more

Dinner in Paradise

A meal at Sonoma Estate is nothing short of stunning. more