September 2011

Cooking Light magazine contents for September 2011
Cooking Light September 2011 Cover

Eat More Fish!

Make seafood the centerpiece of two meals a week.


Trailblazing Chef Awards

Our awards recognize chefs doing important things in American food: Preserving our heritage, exploring global flavors, innovating with healthy cooking and vegetables.


September 2011 Recipe Index

Find all the healthy recipes from Cooking Light's September 2011 issue. more

25 Satisfying Pork Tenderloin Recipes

Marinate, roast, grill, stuff, or slice-and-dice your way to easy, healthy pork dinners.


10 Snack Mix Recipes

Kids want sugar and salt and crunch. You want them to eat better. Here, 10 formulas.


How to Build a Healthier Lunch Box for Kids (and Adults!)

Pack a healthier lunch box by following these clever formulas.


Chile Pepper Heat Index

Hot, of course, is how we think of many chiles, less often as seasonal fruits that have distinctive, fresh, even subtle flavors. more

Exclusive Reader Discounts

Just for our readers, find exclusive deals on some of our favorite products this month. more

Reader Profile: Is Seafood Safe?

“I’m confused about which fish are healthy and sustainable.” - Valerie Vander Berg more

Staff Profile: The Fish on-a-Budget Challenge

“We’re sticklers about money, and fish can be expensive.” - Josh Rutledge more

Take the Seafood Challenge

September's Goal: Make seafood the centerpiece of two meals a week.


Reader Profile: No Way, No How, No Fish!

“I have a visceral reaction to seafood. Eww!” - Andrea Stillwell more

Grant Achatz: The Restaurant Innovation Award 2011

Reinventing the theme restaurant more

Brandon Sharp: The Healthy Cooking Award 2011

Bringing Michelin stars to healthy eating more

Nate Allen: The Small-Town Chef Award 2011

Taking big ideas to a little place more

Clayton Chapman: The Enviornment Award 2011

Turning the entire operation green more

Marcus Samuelsson: The Neighborhood Chef Award 2011

Redefining the neighborhood restaurant more

Dinner Tonight

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


The Best Nonstick Pans

Good ones can vary in price by more than $100. Which you buy depends on your nonstick strategy. more

Peanut Allergies at School: Is Banning the Answer?

With peanut allergies on the rise, more schools dictate what parents can put in kids' lunches. But is this sensible? more

103 Money-Saving Recipes

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


Best of 2011

See the stand-out recipes that became staff favorites from each issue in 2011. more