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Find New Recipes by Checking Out eMagazines

Cooking eMagazines

Thanksgiving is just two weeks away, and time is running out for holiday cooking preparation. When you need immediate inspiration, check out our cooking eMagazine collection on the Libby app! With Thanksgiving and holiday editions hitting the virtual shelves, it’s the perfect time to pull these eMagazines up on your phone or tablet.

The eMagazine is among the best-kept secrets in our virtual collections. eMagazines are always available – you don’t have to place a hold on them and wait for someone else to return them. Plus, they don’t count against your digital checkout limit. Feel free to borrow several eMagazines without worries about whether you’ll be able to read that great new book too.

We’ve listed a few issues you should look for right away but be sure to filter by “Food & Wine” in magazines to see them all!

Food Network Magazine
The November edition of Food Network Magazine features their “Big Thanksgiving Cookbook,” with 84 recipes! It includes several turkey recipes, appetizers, roasted veggies, desserts, and even some “meatless mains” for your vegetarian and vegan friends and family. There are more than 120 pages of Thanksgiving recipes and ideas.

Taste of Home
More than 100 recipes pack the October/November edition of Taste of Home. Not only will you find twists on contemporary Thanksgiving classics, but there are also reviews on kitchen gadgets and gear as well as some fun breakfast recipes you can make ahead of time – perfect for when the house is packed with family and slightly chaotic.

Bon Appétit
Bon Appétit is always a go-to magazine to know more cooking in the lens of current popular trends and lifestyle tips. The November issue is no different. There are simplified Thanksgiving dishes, with 10 ingredients or less, as well as fun potato recipes, delicious desserts, and some pieces about what’s in vogue among popular chefs across the country.

BH&G Holiday Recipes
Better Homes and Gardens never lets you down when it comes to their special issues. One thing Holiday Recipes provides a special focus on is finger food appetizers, like dipper combos in cups and easy to makes toasts, that will make you the hit at all your holiday potlucks.

There are a ton more magazines to check out, including Cook’s Illustrated, Taste of the South, Vegan Food & Living, BBC Good Food Magazine, and more. Just download the Libby app on your phone or tablet to get started.

Published on November 09, 2021
Last Modified December 05, 2021