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SPOTLIGHT ON FIVE HOLIDAY COOKING MAGAZINES

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Food and Wine December 2015

Cover Feature: Holiday Parties
Trending: Eggs, Hors d’oeuvres
What Caught My Eye: Spiced Short Rib Tagine, Carla Hall’s Pimento Cheese, Bobby Flay’s Hot Brown Sandwich
How to: Pick Champagne for your Pizza
Round-up: Packed with useful information and good-to-eat food.

Fine Cooking, December 2015/ January 2016

Cover Feature: Holiday Pork Roast
Trending: Meatballs, Cookies
What Caught My Eye: Roasted Rack of Pork, Sweet Rolls,
How To: Eggs Federer, with Swiss chard and Swiss cheese. Swedish meatballs with cranberry relish
Round-up: Pork Roast with creamy morel sauce sold me this magazine.

Eating Well Nov./Dec. 2015 I-Pad Issue

Cover Feature: Holiday recipes: Glazed Delicata Squash and more
Trending: Balance, Cast Iron Cooking- Steak with carrots and turnips
What Caught My Eye: Homemade Gifts, Pear Recipes- Cheese Ball, Spinach Salad, Pear Crostini
How-To: Whipping Up Pudding Parfait and Eggnog Pie
Round-up: West Coast Features, but not exclusively – MN Wild Rice. This magazine gets around.

Bon Appetite Dec. 2015

Cover Feature: Cookies
Trending: The Look of the Food.
What Caught My Eye: Crown Roast of Pork with Apples and Shallots , Firehouse Chicken cooked in cast iron.
How-To: Egg-In-the-Hole Sandwich featured in prep school. (Probably the easiest recipe in the issue and it’s the how-to?)
Round-up: Lots of bits of info clutter most pages. Recipes tend to be complicated. Pretty thin for a holiday issue and even so difficult to navigate.

Cooking Light December 2015

Cover: Comfort Food-classic French Onion Soup
Trending: Cookies (it’s holiday time), Slow Cooker Recipes,
What Caught My Eye: Creamiest Mashed Potatoes, Chicken Agrodolce with creamy polenta. I love sweet and sour. Mini-crab cakes in a muffin tin. The French Onion Soup.
How-To: Folding – incorporate delicate ingredients by hand.
Round-up: Lots of interesting features. Chock full of good stuff to eat! So very readable (pictures, text, format and graphics)!