Delicious Cooking Magazines to Give as Gifts

Food Network Magazine

Our top pick and one of the few magazines we actually have a subscription to. Every issue of Food Network Magazine features the all-star cast of Food Network. Whether you’re learning how to make the best beverages of the season, getting a peek inside a Food Network Star’s kitchen, or making homemade pizzas, you’ll always see something you won’t find anywhere else. The mini-cookbook pullouts each month are always packed with fun recipe collections too.

The Food Network Magazine reader is a total food enthusiast–passionate, imaginative, and sees cooking as an expression of their creative spirit. Whether it’s a quick weeknight meal or planning a dinner party with friends, the Food Network Magazine reader loves to experiment with new ideas and add a unique signature twist to every meal.


In each bi-monthly issue, you’ll find compelling travelogues, engaging profiles, signature recipes and useful reviews-everything you need to know about the fascinating people, places, flavors and cultures of all things potable. Imbibe is your indispensable guide to all that’s fit to drink.

Imbibeis the magazine of liquid culture. It is a completely new way of looking at drinks %u2014 as a distinct culinary category, deserving in-depth exploration of history, ingredients, preparation, artistry and consumption. From wine, spirits and beer to coffee, tea and everything in between, Imbibe celebrates the world in a glass.

Taste of Home

Taste of Home is still America’s #1 cooking magazine. Enjoy 100+ home-style recipes and tips, each a kitchen-tested family favorite made with everyday ingredients.

Taste of Home Magazine is one of the only publications that includes a full-color photograph of every dish described. These photographs show you what the finished product will look like and whet your appetite. As an added bonus, some of the recipes come on removable cards that you can tear out and save in your recipe box.

Vegetarian Times

Vegetarian Times is written for those at the forefront of the healthy living movement. Published nine times a year, it provides delicious recipes, expert wellness information, and environmentally sound lifestyle solutions for both full-time and part-time vegetarians.

Pages filled with beautiful photography and articles from leading experts, Vegetarian Times will be of interest to anyone with a passion for eating healthy while staying environmentally conscious.

Louisiana Cookin’

Louisiana Cookin’, a bimonthly magazine now in its tenth year, is dedicated to presenting the best of the state’s cuisine to an ever-increasing audience.

Issues are packed with recipes for luscious dishes from home cooks and famous chefs, visits to famous and out-of-the-way restaurants, explanations of local ingredients and methods, and descriptions of Louisiana’s celebrations that center on our wonderful food.

Simple & Delicious

Simple & Delicious gives you 100+ fail-proof, easy-to-fix recipes and tips that promise mouth-watering meals fast! You’ll love the helpful grocery lists and 30-minute meal ideas, plus secrets from the S&D Test Kitchen for speedy shopping, simple storage, and quick meal preparation.

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About Brian

A few years ago I had gotten really sick with a mystery infection that put me in the hospital for over a week. When I got home I wasn't much better off. I had to have foot surgery and was laid up on the sofa for awhile. In that time I watched alot of Food Network and really gained a passion for food and it's preparation, cooking for my family was something I could still do even when I wasn't feeling my best and it was a way to help myself reach a healthier goal as well. Now I find myself always looking for healthier options that still taste wonderful and with my wifes gluten allergy I have even more of a challenge of feeding everyone. Honestly ... I am loving every minute of it. Because my kitchen has become my place of Zen.

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