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Cookbook #17: Amazing Recipe Makeovers

Cookbook #17 in my Cook the Bookshelf Challenge is Amazing Recipe Makeovers from the editors of Cooking Light.
Amazing Recipe Makeovers

About the Book
This cookbook was sent to me from my friends at Cooking Light and the Cooking Light Diet along with some of their other cookbooks that were not yet in my collection. This cookbook has so many delicious recipes for comfort food, takeout favorites, appetizers, sides, and desserts--all with half the fat, calories, salt, and /or sugar.

About the Author
Cooking Light is a lifestyle publication that provides delicious low-calorie recipes and tips. The monthly magazine is no longer available but they do publish 4 single issue magazines a year that are filled with their delicious recipes and healthy eating tips.

The Recipe I Chose To Make
A photo of the Cheddar Cheeseburgers with Caramelized Shallots is on the back cover of this cookbook and it caught my attention. When this burger was posted on Cooking Light Diet's Instagram page I knew I had to make it!  The recipe for Cheddar Cheeseburgers with Caramelized Shallots is on page 100.

Cheddar Cheeseburger with Caramelized Shallots

How Was It?
These cheeseburgers were DELICIOUS!  The ground beef is mixed with garlic and the patties are cooked quickly in a cast iron skillet then topped with sharp cheddar cheese and caramelized shallots. They are served on a toasted bun with some lettuce or arugula and a tiny bit of mayonnaise. Cooking Light has some amazingly delicious hamburger recipes that rival any that I have had at a restaurant and this burger did not disappoint!

What’s Next?
The next cookbook in my Cook The Bookshelf Challenge  is Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day.