Nest Egg

April’s Food Network Magazine features EGGS:  50 fun ideas for breakfast, lunch & dinner.  In typical Food Network magazine format, there’s a little insert in the magazine that contains 50 simple…

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Chock-Full of Chocolate Chip Cookies

The author of The Essential Chocolate Chip Cookbook, Elinor Klivans, has been a fan of chocolate chip cookies all her life.  I can only imagine how much fun it was…

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Chicken with Marsala, Mushrooms and Gorgonzola

This is one of those softcover magazine-type cookbooks from the Fall of 2004:  The Best of Fine Cooking: 101 Quick and Delicious Recipes.  Most of Fine Cooking’srecipes are fantastic but…

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Shrimp with Snow Peas and Edamame

Fast, easy, fresh, healthy… this cover caught my eye immediately!  A nice cover to get us thinking of spring, Food Network Magazine features “11,375″ Stir-Fries:  Design Your Favorite Stir Fry…

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Chocolate- Cherry Cupcakes

I wasn’t really drawn to the cover of this Better Homes and Gardens magazine so much.  Plain little chocolate cupcakes with X’s & O’s on top.  Not very exciting, I…

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Beef and Pinto Bean Chili

I wasn’t really sure which cover I wanted to tackle until I saw the January/February issue of Cooking Lighton the newsstands boasting their “best chili.”  A lot of people claim…

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