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EDITOR’S

Letter

Cooking Delicious! January/February 2012

Eat healthy and enjoy it! “There’s something really wrong with our culture when we think—and many people do—’ We have to get fruits and vegetables in.’ Let’s look at it as pleasure.” This quote from Deborah Madison shows that eating healthy can be very enjoyable and this issue of Cooking Delicious is all about that.

Guilt-free Skinny Desserts Who said that all desserts have to be fattening? In this article we’ll show you all you need to know to make desserts that not only taste good but look gorgeous as well. (page 5)

The amount and type of food you eat has a major influence on your health. Eating a wellbalanced diet can reduce your risk of various diseases as well as help you to maintain a healthy weight. There are certain times when it can be particularly important to make sure you’re following a healthy diet – for instance, if you want to lose excess weight or if you’re watching what you eat because you’re pregnant. However, it’s important to eat a healthy diet throughout your life, no matter what age you are – there’s never a bad time to make some changes and improve your eating habits.

Super-Fast Meals At top speeds of 70 pans per hour, we’ll show you how to cook five healthy dishes in 15 minutes or less without turning your kitchen upside down. (page 13)

First, in Guilt-free Skinny desserts we choose from the best recipes in our first quarter-century. How can we do this? Taste them all, obviously! But that meant hundreds of dishes. Using our own ratings and those of Web users, we narrowed the list to ten: cake against cupcake, pudding against mousse, pastry against candy. Tastings followed, and much passionate argument. But, at the end of the road we never lost site of healthy.

Healthy Meal Planner

In Super-fast meals we put together some of the best most delicious tasting dinners we could find. We prepare them and cook them in a step-by-step approach that will have you working that kitchen like there’s no tomorrow.

You don’t have to be a vegetarian to eat healthy. In this article we break down the most popular recipes for cooking anything from meats to poultry to seafood and some desserts that will make your head spin. (page 17)

Jane and John Doe Editors

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Quickies!

Keeping with the traditional, these are treats that your whole family will love. Make these delights in 10 minutes!

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