Rachael Ray's Best Covers of the 2010s

To celebrate the end of a decade and usher in a new era of Rach's magazine, our creative director and photo director selected their favorite Rachael Ray Every Day covers from the past 10 years. Check out their top picks below!
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December 2017

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The holiday issue from a few years back featured Rach in her coziest getup and all the wintery cheer. You can't look at this cover without feeling warm and happy. 

Our favorite recipes from this issue:

Spanish Meatballs with Beef, Pork & Ham

Zesty Pink Peppercorn Chocolate Bark

Rigatoni with Lamb Bolognese

April 2018

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Rach is all about what's in season, and it definitely shows on this cover bursting with fresh, colorful foods. Hurry up, spring! 

Our favorite recipes from this issue:

Croissant Bread Pudding with Raspberries

Rosé Campari Spritz

Grilled Glazed Radicchio Wedges

March 2019

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Our second annual women-in-food issue begged the question why aren't there more women of color in food? and worked toward solving it through representation. Hard not to like a cover featuring five absolute bosses! 

Our favorite recipes from this issue:

Sheet Pan Sauces

Deviled Egg Toasts

Drunken Lemon Cream Pasta

November 2017

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The Rachael Ray staff starts prepping for Thanksgiving months in advance, and they always make a stunning bird—but we can all agree this one is especially gorgeous. Its expertly browned skin, seared lemons, and crispy herbs will have you drooling. 

Our favorite recipes from this issue:

Eggs-en-Cocotte

Domino Potatoes

Fudgy Brownies with Orange Ganache

September 2016

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Rachael Ray and Michelle Obama—what a powerful duo. Michelle hung out with Rach at the White House Kitchen Garden, where the former first lady explained her passion for creating healthy meals for kids. Life goals? Find someone who looks at you the way Rachael looks at Michelle.

Our favorite recipes from this issue:

Cod-Potato Cakes

Smoky Roasted Corn Soup

Chili-Cheese Popcorn

October 2018

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In the fall of 2018, Rachael taught everyone how to live like an Italiano, which involved lots of pasta, including the delicious recipe on the cover: Three-Meat Ragu with Burrata & Pappardelle. If there's one thing that's clear, it's that Rach is living la vita dolce. 

Our favorite recipes from this issue:

Italian Baked Eggs

Easy Stuffed Shells with Spinach Gremolata

Cacio e Pepe Mac 'n' Cheese with Chard

September 2017

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Nothing says late summer like fresh, bright tomatoes. For this cover, we sliced 'em up and piled everything high on a piece of toast. Our juicy combos include avo + mint, cherry peppers + rosemary, and green olives + capers.

Our favorite recipes from this issue:

Ginger & Plum Quick Jam

Quinoa-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Arugula Pesto Pizza

January/February 2019

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We know how to spell yum—chickpea soup with a healthy drizzle of hot chorizo oil. If it doesn't make you hungry, we don't know what will.

Our favorite recipes from this issue:

Juicy Negroni

Frito Pies with Harissa & Tomato Chili

Celery-Gruyere Drop Biscuits

April 2016

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At the midway point of the decade, Rach was whipping up delicious chicken dinners, stuffed-full baked potatoes, and budget meals that continue to satisfy. Our Glazed Sesame Chicken with Mushrooms and Bok Choy graces the cover, and honestly, we're still not over it.

Our favorite recipes from this issue:

Breakfast Scotch Eggs

Tofu & Onion Salad with Sesame-Lime Vinaigrette

Rhubarb-Rosé Shortcakes

December 2019

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Last, but certainly not least, is this stunner that capped off the decade. The Rachael Ray family said goodbye to 2019—and the Rachael Ray Every Day title—with lots of bubbly, tons of holiday-friendly bites, and loads of cheer. (And all the excitement for what's to come in 2020!)

Our favorite recipes from this issue:

Herby Tuna Noodle Casserole with Potato Chip Parm Topping

Bacon, Egg & Pesto Breakfast Pizza

Yellow Curry with Shrimp & Sweet Potatoes