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Old 10-06-2009, 06:21 AM   #11
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I abandoned all magazine subscriptions recently.
For magazines in general....
Too many ads, not enough substance. Articles hard to find due to lack of
page numbering. Ads and articles too hard to distinguish. Bothersome
subscription fall out & tear out cards.

Did I mention too many ads?
Cooks Illustrated is a magazine that has NO ads, and has, what I would consider, REAL recipes that aren't just bubbles out of someone's head, but are tested over and again, and are designed for the average cook, not just gourmets or professionals. And their techniques are sound.

Oh, and did I mention they have NO ADS!
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Old 10-06-2009, 06:33 AM   #12
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I also gave up on magazine subscriptions because of excessive advertising and minimal content.

The Epicurious.com website is operated by the publishers of Gourmet and Bon Appetit. there are hundreds of recipes and many other features from the magazines.
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Old 10-06-2009, 08:25 AM   #13
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I'm not surprised....They haven't dealt with daily reality in years.......
I will second that.
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Old 10-06-2009, 09:30 AM   #14
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I LOVE Cook's Illustrated!
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Old 10-06-2009, 11:13 AM   #15
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I have to admit that while I adore the Internet & all it has to offer, I'm still a "hard print" girl at heart & will never understand folks who always have to have their eyes glued to a computer screen to get any information or relaxation.

For me, nothing beats relaxing with a cup of tea/coffee or glass of wine & the latest issue of one of the magazines I get (I get a few different equine/farm, gardening, & cooking mags). Staring at a laptop just doesn't do it for me.
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Old 10-06-2009, 11:31 AM   #16
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and, you can bring a magazine with you to the beach (wishing I was on a beach)!
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Old 10-06-2009, 11:38 AM   #17
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Cooks Illustrated is a magazine that has NO ads, and has, what I would consider, REAL recipes that aren't just bubbles out of someone's head, but are tested over and again, and are designed for the average cook, not just gourmets or professionals. And their techniques are sound.

Oh, and did I mention they have NO ADS!
Wonderful! I will have to check it out!

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I too am a hard copy reader. Gimme my BOOKS! I can't even imagine
using a Kindle to read a book. phooey.
(Course, I SELL paper for a living, so I am a bit biased, LOLOL)
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