Cooking Light

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Cooking Light
Cooking Light magazine cover.png
EditorScott Mowbray
Total circulation
Year founded1987
Final issueDecember 2018
CompanyMeredith Corporation
CountryUnited States
Based inBirmingham, Alabama

Cooking Light was an American monthly food and lifestyle magazine founded in 1987 and active until December 2018. It was owned by Meredith Corporation.[2][3] Each month, the magazine included approximately 100 original recipes as well as editorial content covering food trends, fitness tips, and other culinary and health-related news. The last published issue of Cooking Light was in December 2018.


  • Katherine M. Eakin (1987–1993)
  • Doug Crichton (1993–2001)
  • Mary Kay Culpepper (2001–2009)
  • Scott Mowbray (2009–2014)
  • Hunter Lewis (2014-2018*)[4]
*December 2018 was the last published issue.


  1. ^ "eCirc for Consumer Magazines". Audit Bureau of Circulations. June 30, 2011. Archived from the original on July 24, 2012. Retrieved December 1, 2011.
  2. ^ "Top 100 U.S. Magazines by Circulation" (PDF). PSA Research Center. Retrieved February 6, 2016.
  3. ^ "Food Magazines". Book Market. Retrieved February 6, 2016.
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