October 2012

Cooking Light magazine contents for October 2012
Cooking Light October 2012 Cover

Web-exclusive recipe: Pork Tenderloin with Shallot-Onion Agrodolce

Find the Pork Tenderloin with Shallot-Onion Agrodolce recipe featured in the Match Me! section of the October issue. more

October 2012 Recipe Index

Find all the healthy recipes from Cooking Light's October 2012 issue. more

New Ideas for Chicken

Fun recipes that put America's favorite bird in bright new flavor feathers


Top 4 Weeknight Cooking Cookbooks

Find our top 4 picks for the best weeknight cooking cookbooks of the past 25 years. more

Lighter Chocolate Chip Cookies

The classic chocolate chip treat is made lighter and better with browned butter, dark chocolate, and whole grains. By Sidney Fry, MS, RD more

Chef Ming Tsai: A Three-Generational Eating Adventure

A dining diary of chef and TV star Ming Tsai, off to Beijing and beyond with kids and parents. Our photographer catches up with them in Hong Kong. By: Ming Tsai  more

Chef Chris Hastings: Secrets of a Salad Man

This Southern star chef shows how a deft hand can make raw vegetables special. By Tim Cebula more

Taste Test: Kid-Friendly Snacks

Kid-approved and parent-pleasing snacks—cheese crackers, string cheese, and fruit purees. By: Kimberly Holland more

Cooking with Sambal Oelek

Meet your new favorite hot sauce—with a range far wider than Asian applications. more

A Kid in the Kitchen: Matisse Stirs Up a Classic

Our kid in the kitchen charms a picky eater and offers us a few pointers. more

Healthy Habits Hero: Brian Wansink

Rightsizing your eating is about habits, not appetite. You can use some simple strategies over and over with great results–and without a single measuring cup. more

Healthy Habits Graduate: Whitney Rohrer

Whitney Rohrer, occupational therapist, Waltham, Mass., shares her tips for portion control. more

Dinner Tonight

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


Cooking Light Nutrition Guideline

Put the nutrition analysis numbers that accompany each recipe to work for you.