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Old 02-23-2010, 08:38 PM   #1
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Favorite Foodie/Lifestyle Magazine?

My subscription to Diet & Nutrition magazine has recently expired. I enjoy getting magazines in the mail very much, but that one really didn't do it for me. Some mags are all food all the time while others that do have a lifestyle component focus heavily (or exclusively) on women's issues. Now... Don't get me wrong. I don't want a magazine that shows me how to kill wild animals with my bare hands and create a gourmet meal from it... but does anyone know of a really good food-focused magazine that isn't so female focused in the lifestyle part? Thanks.

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Old 02-23-2010, 09:10 PM   #2
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I don't know if Barnes and Noble has a store in Area 51, but if they do, stop by their magazine section and check out what they have to see if you can find one you like.
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Old 02-24-2010, 10:16 AM   #3
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I hear you.

Cook's Illustrated is pretty darn neutral (Cook's Country too). It falls into the all food all the time category. I have some issues with the publisher, but not the magazine.

Gourmet is cooking and travel oriented.

Bon Appetit can be a little girlie from time to time but still a good read for the food.

Even if you don't plan to gun down your own meal, most all of the hunting magazines do cooking articles. If you're into game meats, but not firearms, several of them publish cookbooks. I was flipping through a magazine at the doctors office a month or so ago that was about a third cooking, a third hunting and a third southern lifestyle (including restaurant reviews). Wish I could remember the title.

Andy is right on the money. Get to a Borders, Barnes and Noble or a good sized news stand and browse.
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Old 02-24-2010, 01:15 PM   #4
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I hear you.

Cook's Illustrated is pretty darn neutral (Cook's Country too). It falls into the all food all the time category. I have some issues with the publisher, but not the magazine.

Gourmet is cooking and travel oriented.

Bon Appetit can be a little girlie from time to time but still a good read for the food.

Even if you don't plan to gun down your own meal, most all of the hunting magazines do cooking articles. If you're into game meats, but not firearms, several of them publish cookbooks. I was flipping through a magazine at the doctors office a month or so ago that was about a third cooking, a third hunting and a third southern lifestyle (including restaurant reviews). Wish I could remember the title.

Andy is right on the money. Get to a Borders, Barnes and Noble or a good sized news stand and browse.

Gourmet stopped publishing last fall.
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Old 02-24-2010, 02:37 PM   #5
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Gourmet stopped publishing last fall.
Wow, that's almost unimaginable.
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Old 02-25-2010, 02:08 PM   #6
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Thanks for your replies. I guess I'll browse. I was at the dentist's office the other day and was reading 'Men's Journal'. It had good diet, exercise, technology stuff but was a little light on foodie content. Maybe I'll end up with a couple of different subscriptions to satisfy my interests... Twice as much fun at the mailbox!
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Old 02-25-2010, 02:56 PM   #7
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I know what you mean. Most of my magazines are exactly like that !
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Old 02-25-2010, 05:56 PM   #8
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Maybe I'll end up with a couple of different subscriptions to satisfy my interests... Twice as much fun at the mailbox!
That's what I have ended up doing. I get Taste of Home cooking magazine, one called Hobby Farm Home, and 3 gardening magaznes. Between those I get pretty much my cooking and gardening fix. I'll also pick up some magazines occasionally if the have something interesting.
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My favorites are Food and Wine and Cooks Illustrated.
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