I like to cook and eat. To me, it’s one of life’s basic pleasures. I gain a certain amount of satisfaction when I see my family and friends eating and enjoying something I’ve made. There are health benefits to cooking as well. CNN recently wrote about learning to cook and it’s health benefits. I also enjoy the creative process of cooking and looking for new recipes to inspire me. When I get stuck in a culinary rut, I like to browse the Gale Culinary Arts Collection: The Culinary Arts Collection includes 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, including thousands of searchable recipes. I can find creative and challenging recipes from cooking magazines like Saveur, Bon Appetit, and Gourmet. Or sometimes I just need a quick and easy recipe from a magazine like Good Housekeeping , O. The Oprah Magazine , or Real Simple. Whatever your level of cookery skill, I hope you find something that inspires you to cook and that you’ll enjoy eating.