Culture The Best Cooking Magazines  

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From Southern Cooking to Vegetarian Times: a List of the best cooking magazines in the United States, ranked in order of popularity. Magazine that focus on cooking can specialize in anything from healthy cooking and organic ingredients to regional cuisine and comfort food. Cooking is an important part of many cultures and is a great force of social cohesion. Good cooking magazines aim to empower home cooks and help them bring quality food to their kitchen table. 

But let's be honest, many of us mainly read cooking magazines for the photographs. Which cooking magazines have the best pictures? We are partial to Saveur Magazine and Bon Apetit, but appreciate the simplicity of the recipes in the Food Network Magazine and Every Day with Rachel Ray. Looking at the best food photos is one thing, but actually be able to cook the object of our desire is quite another. The most popular cooking magazines strike a good balance of both. Vote on your favorites below!

For more popular magazine lists to vote on, check out these collections of the best men's interest magazines and the best women's magazines.
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1
43 15
Cook's Illustrated is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
2
32 14
Cooking Light is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
Cooking
3
31 14
Saveur is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
4
32 15
Bon Appétit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
5
27 12
Cook's Country is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
6
21 9
Taste of Home is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
7
25 14
Food Network Magazine is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
8
14 10
EatingWell Magazine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
9
15 12
Simple & Delicious is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
10
13 10
Clean Eating is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
11
13 11
Every Day With Rachel Ray is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
12
17 16
Southern Living is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
13
11 10
Fine Cooking is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
14
9 9
Sunset is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
Gardening
15
12 13
Vegetarian Times is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
16
6 7
Betty Crocker Recipe Magazine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
17
7 9
Delight Gluten Free Magazine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
18
6 8
BBC Good Food is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
19
6 8
Vegetarian Journal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
20
6 9
Dish is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
21
6 9
Gastronomica is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
22
5 8
Baking & Snack is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
23
5 10
Vegan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
24
4 10
Art Culinaire is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines
25
4 10
Cooking for Profit is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cooking Magazines