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An update from Everyday Food

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As some of you may have heard, the December issue will be the last stand-alone print edition of Everyday Food. All EDF subscribers will receive our beautiful, inspiring sister magazine Martha Stewart Living. (Oh, and five of those Living issues will come with an Everyday Food supplement—no shortage of fast, fresh meal ideas here in the Martha Stewart test kitchens, that's for sure!)

We're sorry to say goodbye to our magazine subscriptions, but SO excited for what's next. We'll have big news to share here shortly! (Hint: It involves the same great recipes, clever tips, and delicious ideas, but this time online and updated every day.)

In the meantime, watch our daily cooking webisodes, Everyday Food with Sarah Carey, and follow us online here:

Twitter: @everydayfood
Facebook: facebook.com/EverydayFood
Pinterest: pinterest.com/everydayfood

PLUS search for everydayfood_mag on Instagram for lots of behind-the-scenes shots as we build a new EDF.

Thanks so much for 10 wonderful years of back issues, and stay tuned for news on what's next!

Comments (220)

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    Sad to hear about the magazine but excited to find out what's coming next!

    Any idea what happens if I recently subscribed to everyday food? Maybe a month or so ago and haven't received any issues yet.

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    huge sad face!!! very sad to see this magazine go. it was my go to magazine for recipes and i LOVED that you started offering gluten free options.

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    What?! No! Everyday Food has been my favorite magazine for years! I have all the back issues and refer to it every night for dinner. Not to be a drama queen, but this is horrible!

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    Can you please tell us what to do regarding our subscription? If we renew (the bill came today!) does this mean we get MSL instead? . What a major loss for the food community.

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    Hi Amanda,
    You can ring up our customer service line for subscription Qs: 1-877-604-2748.

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    Oh no. I am very disheartened to hear there will be no more Everyday Food magazine. I looked forward to a new one each month. Everyday Food is what taught me to cook and try new things. I am very sad to see it go.

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    Nooo!!! EDF is the best food magazine out there! What happens for those of us who also already have a Martha Stewart Living magazine subscription? Seriously, so disappointed... :(

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    What!! My favorite - I so looked forward to Everyday Food each month!! I too have all the back issues!! So many changes at Martha Stewart....

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    Noooo! I love this edf magazine! I'm not happy about this :(

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    Is there a comprehensive index for all the paper copies? I would love if you could "put one out" I'll be sad to see the magazine go.

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    No, no, no. I have been a subscriber since 2005. I used to subscribe to MSL but was always more interested in the recipes and food articles than on the decorating and crafts. So our subscription will be for MSl instead. Not very happy about this!

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    Will there still be an online version? If not what happens to my subscription as I already subscribe to online MSL?

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    So sad to hear this! I have every single issue except for the first one. I hope this future announcement will include non-Apple users. I've always been disappointed that I can't see EDF for free on my Kindle or get the EDF app.

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    I just subscribed to another two years, plus the six months or so I had on the previous subscription. I chose Everyday Food because it is the most useable and creative and educational presentation of recipes and ideas. I do not like the fact that I was duped into this re-subscription and will think twice before subscribing to anything ‘Martha Stewart’ again.

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    So sad to hear this...first the Martha Stewart show now this!

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    This makes me terribly sad... I get Living too, and it is just not the same How disappointing.

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    Oh no! What sad news! Is there anything we can do to save our magazine? I absolutely love this magazine and will be lost in the kitchen without it.

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    I can't believe no more Everyday Food. Very sad. Have been getting the magazine since the beginning. I have never thrown one away either. I hope the new surprise is not info on the web, because I like having my little book.

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    Huge perplexed face. I just subscribed a few months ago and love,love,love this digest sized book. I love the simplicity of the recipes. My 15 year old daughter even started a recipe book based on these recipes for her hopechest.We are very upset about this. MSL show = gone, EDF mag = gone, EDF Show on PBS = not available in our area.... HMMMM, What is going on over there? Perhaps the person making Executive decisions should refer to the old saying, "If its not broke, dont fix it"

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    I agree with the majority. This is depressing news. I previously subscribed to both mags, then dropped MSL because it was no longer relevant to my downsized life. Plus, I've never felt like EDF was peddling products, and that's definitely become the agenda at MSL. I'm highly unlikely to renew MSL when the time comes.

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    I just read this and am so incredibly disappointed to hear the end of Everyday Food. While I've only been a subscriber for about 2 years, I have grown to love it and save every magazine to go back to. I love the print aspect and am not happy to now have everything be online.

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    This is breaking my heart! I have been a subscriber since 2004! I have all of my back issues and cook from them every week! This is very very sad!

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    I'm so not happy about this. Seriously, I'd rather see Martha Stewart Living become part of EDF instead of the other way around.

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    Is there anyway to receive back issues if Everyday Foods?

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    For years I've actually been excited to see what you guys would do for the 100th issue. Just two more issues till that! I'm really sad that this magazine was cut, I'm sure there were many other nonproductive cuts that could have been made. I've been a huge fan of Martha Stewart for over 10 years now, but from the moment the first daily show ended and the talk show started, I've slowly strayed away because of how unreliable everything this company has put out has been. I need something more solid, more dependable in my life but this magazine cut just showed me that Martha Stewart's brands just aren't it.

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    So unhappy your company has chosen to end EDF, I have been a loyal subscriber since 2004. If I wanted to receive MSL magazine I would be subscribing. Really disappointed that I recently just renewed and gave a gift subscription.

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    Many of us prefer the print media over the digital. Also, the size was perfect for tucking into a tote or purse for use on the go. I also just resubscribed and definitely feel duped. Why did you send out renewal notices....? I had dropped MSL several years ago-- if I had wanted that, I would have ordered it. You have definitely ruined a good thing: bring back the digest!!

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    My 12 year old daughter is heartbroken after reading with this month's issue a note saying that it is the LAST in print issue. She LOVES the magazine; the format of the magazine and how simple the recipes are. I LOVED it because she has been so eager to select recipes from each new issue and cook! I only hope that she won't lose interest with these changes in format. She certainly doesn't have an ipad, and we share one family computer.
    :-(

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    So bummed! This is the only magazine I subscribe to and it always perks up my day when I receive it in the mail.

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    Why? I've subscribed to EDF since the first issue. I have given many gift subscriptions and they have always been received with appreciation. I love the recipes, pictures and comments. I love it that there seemed to be no pushing of products. It has been my favorite magazine for years. And I agree with several of the other comments, that it is not the same as MSL and definitely not a substitute for it. I am truly saddened by your decision and by the way you handled it.

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    I echo the other comments! Very sad to see EDF go. I really like this magazine.

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    So sorry to hear this. Have loved Everyday Food! I cook from it so frequently. I've given it as gifts to novice cooks. I love the focus on a vegetable in each issue ... I would subscribe all over again. Martha Stewart Living is a lovely magazine, but it's not Everyday food. Thanks for all the issues, and please consider bringing it back!

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    I am so sad about this. My family would not eat if it weren't for this magazine. I basically learned to cook by following recipes from Everyday Food. Looking forward to the inserts in MS Living.

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    I was an iPad subscriber to everyday food. Will I get compensated as well?

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    Terrible news. This is the magazine that inspired husbands and kids to join in cooking our daily meals. Plus, EDF fit in the pocket for the trip to the grocery store! Ruins my day...my year...and the Christmas gifts I just renewed. So so sad.

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    This makes me so sad ... I have been getting these since day one. Although, I am glad I hadn't renewed yet when I got the notice last month.

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    I am so Sad! In my kitchen I have my magazines by month and every week I sit with my coffee and make my list of what I will make. My family loves that its never the same but always good. My heart hurts.

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    I am also very sad to get this news. EDF is the only one of my magazines that I never recycle :-(

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    What a shame! EDF is my favorite cooking magazine. It's
    just the right size, fits into a purse and has wonderful
    recipes. Why take away a good thing?

    Also, if we subscribe to both EDF and Living, will we
    receive a credit?

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    So disappointed. Renewed subscription a couple months ago and would not have if I had known. Why do you have supscription offers still in the new issue ? I do not want Martha Stewart Living instead. It will go straight to the recycling bin.

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    Just received my December issue of EDF with the note about it being the last issue. I was shocked and sad. I use to subscribe to Living and stopped since the content no longer fit my needs. EDF gives me everything I need, lots of recipes and few adds. I love this little magazine. Getting Living every month and EDF only 5 times a year isn't a great trade off. Plus the magazine allows me to get off the computer. Now I have to get back on the computer to enjoy EDF? That just sucks. And I am sad to see there has been little response from the Martha Stewart camp to all these opinions.You company needs to do better at responding to isn't online users if that's where your publication would like to go.

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    It would have been nice to know before I re-upped. Now I will get a magazine I don't want or care for. ;-(

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    So disappointed that December will be the last print issue for EDF! This little magazine got me through my newly-wed-don't-know-a-thing-about-cooking-days to my feeling-confident-in-the-kitchen-days. My old issues are dog-eared with tattered covers. Thanks for being a staple in my kitchen since 2004. You will be missed!

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    I echo all of these comments. I have subscribed for over 5 years and have developed quite a collection. My husband started doing most of the cooking over the past year and loves to select recipes from each issue. The recipes are all realistic and almost always great. Although my subscription is up in April, I wonder if there is a refund for the 3 issues I won't get. I have no interest in MSL. End of an era I guess. Very disappointed.

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    I'm not really interested in online EDF updates. I'm a print kind of girl, and I don't keep a computer in my kitchen whereas I DO prop open my back issues of EDF while I prepare food.
    This is so depressing.

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    I just scimmed thru the comments. I agreed with 98% of them. the only one I don't agree with are the ones who think it will be good. I Love this magazine. I thought that MS's marketing people finally understood what people want. A magazine that gave you great food ideas.
    I not only subscribed, I buy 3 gift subscriptions and talk you up to everyone I know. All the people I give gifts to have bought it for other family members and friends. I made at least one recipe from every month. Many have become part of my home cooking and party staples
    I agree with the person who said they feel deceived. I feel betrayed. I DON"T WANT MSL. I TRIED it over the years. AND THAT IS NOT WHAT I WANT. I DON'T NEED ALL THE CUTESY SHIT.
    Everyday Food is right up there with Cooks Illustrated. MLS is a upscale Women's Day.
    I am 68 years old, I have been cooking for at least 60 years of that time. I know what I want and MLS is not it.
    I do not want MSL. I want a refund. Maybe the people who put this great magazine together will get together and publish what we want.
    Even if it is on line - I will deal with that. I can just save it for reference.
    Matter of fact, if money is the issue ( and I assume it is) this might be a good way to deliver a great product.

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    I am deeply saddened to hear about the end of this great publication.
    I have EVERY issue and cook from it multiple times a week. Many of my family's favorite meals are from it.
    The magazine was unique in so many ways. Quick, easy, budget friendly and unpretentious recipes in a compact package. The tips and information made it an interesting read, even to a pretty seasoned cook. And it was one of the few magazines that are exclusively about food.
    If I wanted to receive Martha Stewart Living I would already subscribe to it. I feel scammed in just having renewed my subscription plus the additional 7 gift subscriptions I give each year.
    I think it was terrible to not give advance notice to subscribers. A note with the final issue is kind of like breaking up with someone using a note under their door, cowardly.
    I will not look at my computer each day to see the recipes. There are soooooo many other great blogs I can look at. I got the magazine because I loved the print copy that came 10 times a year to brighten my mail box. I guess my money will be spent on other companies print publications.

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    I agree with the majority of the comments regarding the ending of the print form of EDF. I do not want Martha Stewart Living either. I have been a subscriber since I found the mag starting with issue # 19 and have kept every issue since. My granddaughters , all 4 of them receive gift subscriptions for Christmas. Had I known EDF was going away I would never have renewed their supscriptions. They are working girls and don't have the time for MSL. Please refund the $54 I paid for the renewal of their subscriptions plus my own subscription. It was very deceiving of you all to not let us know more ahead of time what was going to happen to the magazine. It was perfect the way it was. "If it isn't broke, don't fix it" The magazine was not broke. If fact it was the best food mag on the market. How disappointed I am with your decision.

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    Anyone who is asking "why" on these posts must be living under a rock - have you nto heard what's happening to our economy and to print media in particular? Honestly. This jut proves that no one is safe, no matter how great the content and how loyal the readership. And anyone complaining abou their subscriptions SHAME ON YOU. Americans lost their jobs because of this move and all you can think about is your $9? Call and get a refund!!!! It's easy. if you really loved everyday food you would stick with them through their new plans. Sarah carey (my fave!!) is still doing her videos. Let's all support that, or those will go away too.

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    I just found out about the discontinued Everyday Food
    magazine yesterday. I too am very disappointed and will rethink my Martha Stewart Living subscription. My husband was even more upset than I. He has made me more recipes from that mag that any other and that says a lot!

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    Very, Very unhappy about no more Everyday Food. One of the best food mags around. Will rethink my subscription with Martha Stewart publications. Evidently, if you have a current subscription, they will tack on the remaining months to any other Martha Stewart magazine publications you currently have.

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    I'm heartbroken that EDF will no longer be published. I much prefer EDF to Living and don't know where I'll turn for practical yet creative meal ideas in the future.

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    I must add my voice to the chorus of extremely disappointed and angry loyal EDF subscribers. I too am a charter subscriber and have kept every copy. I love the print format, the digest size, and the organization and variety of every issue. I recently gave a subscription as a gift only to be devastated when the notice was sent that December would be the last printing of the beloved EDF in its current form. While I do love most things Martha, I am not interested in receiving Martha Stewart Living with a periodic EDF "supplement." I sincerely hope enough EDF subscribers will voice similar sentiments to have the decision reconsidered.

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    Just the other week my 10 year old daughter told me I should toss some of my Everyday Food magazines. I have subscribed since the start of the magazine so I have quit a few! I'm so glad I didn't toss any.
    I am so sad to see the magazine go. It was a top rate publication. The recipes were so easy and good. I prefer the Everyday Food recipes to the Martha magazine ones.

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    I understand that your print ads are down and you need
    the money. But this decision is akin to the Netflix debacle.
    You just do not know your market. Give your subscribers
    the option of paying more for a real print edition. Everyday
    Food is used differently than you may realize.
    People keep all copies, tear out favorite recipes and have
    binders full of sorted pages in sheet protectors. You core
    audience is not glance off the surface dilettantes. They really
    like the magazine as hard copy and reference. I know this
    will change nothing since MBAs rule and you are really
    making money and not a product. Just read all the sad
    comments.

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    Is there going to be an index published for the recipes like the ones from 2007 & 2008 . I'd pay for them.

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    This is terrible. I am a young chef that uses this book daily! I am so sad to see this go and I will NOT be renewing for MSL.

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    My recent issue came with this notice. I was so bummed! I use EDF nearly exclusively for feeding my family of five. Every recipie I've tried has been easy and well-received (even with the fussy-eater one!). I'm so sad. :( Well, I guess it's a good thing that I have a complete collection to fall back on.

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    So sorry to hear the news about EDF. I have every issue and have made many meals for my family from the recipes. Very disappointed - will definitely not renew my subscription when the time comes!

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    Like so many others here...we were so disappointed to find out that EDF is no more-- we too keep every issue forever-- what really irks me is that we have just renewed our subscription for two years- in what seems a bit like a bait- and-switch move-if we wanted MSL we would have subscribed to it-- and what is up with the last issue of EDF still containing subscription cards? Surely its not too late to reverse this decision!

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    Dear Martha,

    I got your note about discontinuing Everyday Food Magazine and I want to tell you I am greatly disappointed. We give away a subscription every year as well as renew our own. Your magazine perfectly outlined seasonal foods, gluten free foods and wonderful ideas for the cooking class I teach (where I promoted your magazine…hope those who invested in your magazine don’t come after me for misrepresentation!) However, I am not looking forward to having to become a computer wizard to replace what your magazine provided. We also like to read print, not search the internet for blogs and info. Some are talking about how sad they are but no boo-hoo here; I would like to ask that you refund our money for the remainder of the subscription so I can invest those funds into something more worthwhile to me. I will need to stay up late at night searching the internet? Sort through a magazine not dedicated to my purpose? I think not. You don’t ask an engineer to sift through medical magazines to find out about advances in his field…I considered you magazine more of a technical manual for communicating with families about nutrition. Now I’m off to cyberspace and doing what you used to do. Maybe I should start my own magazine.

    Sincerely,
    Mrs. Morris

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    I'm so sorry to lose EDF. I just wanted to let you know how much I loved and used your magazine. I had never cooked a thing until I was 40 and had small children at home who needed good food. Recipes were too hard to understand if you've never cooked (what does a translucent onion look like?!), then I found EDF. You have fed my family for six years, and I'm sorry to see you go. Thanks for all you've taught me!

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    Just received my December issue. Have been a subscriber for years, and just renewed for 2 more years. I loved EDF. Use recipes from every issue over and over. Loved the articles on foods that I may have not tried. As well as recipes for every level of cook. This magasine was about everyday life. Not a fan of MSL. Will be trying to cancel subscription. Not an apple user either, so I hope I will be able to see the future of EDF. Very upset and disappointed. Not a wise decision.

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    I'm really unhappy that Dec was the last issue. I was also a little shocked to see there were renewal cards included for the magazine inside this last issue. I do get Martha Stewart Living magazine but only because I got a free year. I don't like it any where near as good as I did Everyday Food. I don't care for digital or watching online. Guess I'm just out of luck and will look for another foodie magazine to fall in love with. I do enjoy Food Network Magazine so I'm sure that'll become my go to magazine.

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    Is there a way to order previous issues?

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    Hard to believe this cost saving marketing decision does not serve the subscribers but the Martha Stewart machine... So disappointed that you have so many loyal subscribers that are ignored.I looked forward to every issue I would read cover to cover. I'd rather have a refund than Martha Stewart living:(

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    I am SO disappointed that EDF is ending! My favorite thing to get in the mail, from Issue #1, has been EDF! I have cooked from those issues multiple times a week for years now. I have bought gift subscriptions, raved about your magazine to friends and family, and still have every issue. I am extremely disappointed that you're trying to push your other magazine on us. I am not at all interested in anything but EDF. Seems to me that you're ruining a really great thing and upsetting a whole lot of very loyal readers/chefs.

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    HUGE DISAPPOINTMENT. I love EDF! so does my family! We looked forward to receiving each one and it is one of the few food magazines that we actually make meals from (even beats Food Network magazine!). I think it was a big mistake to discontinue this magazine. If all else failed, i really think this one would have survived the digital age. It's just all a ploy to get MSL subscribers as i believe it's suffering. I can tell you that I will NOT be renewing!

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    I have to admit that I am really sad about this news. I know it's just a magazine, but it's my favorite one! I don't think Martha Stewart Living is an equal comparison to Everyday Food. MS Living is largely comprised of craft projects. I skim through those sections to get to the recipes but I have never done any of the crafts, and probably never will. That is not my interest - cooking is. The two magazines go to different target markets. People who subscribe to Everyday Food get it for the recipes. I wouldn't say MS Living is a recipe magazine. I also appreciate and would get more use out of an actual magazine rather than a digital subscription. I enjoy sitting down and reading the magazine and always look forward to the creative recipes. Please reconsider this and give the subscribers the chance to pay more for the magazine, like others have mentioned. I would gladly pay more to get what I want vs. getting a magazine that I skim through. Please listen to your customers - we want Everyday Food!

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    Please make an index available of all the back issues! I have been with EDF since the beginning but I only seem to have an index through 2008. I'd gladly pay for it! Are there any plans to make an index now?

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    Have found that I'm not the only one who loved this magazine. For several years, my subscription was a gift from a dear friend who also loves to cook. She was all set to renew it this year until I found out and told her that it wasn't going to be published anymore. Her reply? "I'm sorry. I know how much you used that subscription. I'll get you a subscription to Food Network. You'll love it just as much. I promise!" While I use the internet to help me find recipes, I much prefer having a hard copy no matter whether it's a recipe card, book, or magazine in my hands. I don't like having the extra step of going onto a computer to search for a recipe. And as others have pointed out, I don't like having to hunt for recipes in a magazine that is not geared towards cooking. I don't have time. Even if EDF goes on-line, I don't think I would use it. Such a shame! Please rethink your decision.

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    OH NO!!!! I went to start a subscription for my mom and found out. I am not even sure when my subscription is up. This has been the most useful magazine for cooking. I book mark my favorite recipes and refer to them often. How will we know when our subscription is up? For those of us that are not as organized as Martha.
    Look forward to the next venture but will sorely miss this favorite! Happy New Year & Good Cheers!

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    Loved this And so did my Daughter in Law. Not good news!

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    I agree with comments above. EDF was a great magazine with straight forward yet interesting recipes. The emphasis on seasonal eating is good for us and our planet and the growing attention to special dietary issues (gluten free) was unique in this type of magazine. I have been teaching my husband to cook using these recipes and often adapt them to give to my patients (I am a physician) as examples of healthy delicious food.
    I am sad to loose this magazine but am VERY distressed by the way we were notified. I have been a long term subscriber and felt the lack of notice was wrong.
    Please bring this magazine back.

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    Based on all of the other comments, noone is happy about the decision to discontinue EDF. As far as contacting Customer Service regarding subscription questions, that is unacceptable. Many of your readers, including myself, subscribed many years in advance, and also subscribe to MSL. We would like to know how we will be reimbursed/compensated for our pre-paid subscriptions. We should not have to contact a customer service number that will require us to sit on hold. I do hope that the Martha Stewart corporation makes the right decision to automatically reimburse those customers that already subscribe to both magazines. It would also be interesting to know what "inspired" Martha to discontinue the print edition and go completely digital? I know that as a long time customer, I was not asked for any type of feedback regarding what my preference would be. And I consider myself to be extremely "techie"! Sorry to see EDF go and will most likely not renew my MSL subscription when it comes due. Too many changes that are not user friendly! It seems that the interest has turned to being a name and not a service provided! Very sad!

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    I too was saddened to hear the news of EDF leaving our diminishing print world! I feel as tho I've lost a friend, one with whom I enjoyed chatting monthly, sharing recipes over a hot cup of coffee!! My library is neatly stacked with former cherished issues and I shall hold out hope that one day EDF will return, due to high demand from consumers such as myself, and my library shall be restocked with freshness! Martha, please listen to your subscribers and bring back our beloved little magazine - I promise I'll subscribe for life if you do!!!

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    As you can see by all the comments NO ONE is happy about this. I LOVE my Everyday Food magazines and look forward to seeing it come every month. I have them displayed in my kitchen. This is so sad. PLEASE RECONSIDER!

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    Ohhhhhhh nooooooooooo!!!! I, too, have subscribed almost since the beginning and have NEVER recycled an issue! EDF recipes were what our family ate for years! LOVE EDF because my subscription meant I did NOT have to spend hours on the computer researching recipes and printing them out. TRULY DISAPPOINTING. And, no, I do not want MSL either - I tried it and found that what I WANT and NEED is EDF recipes in its already-printed, already-organized, perfect digest format. Very sorry to hear this and very sorry for the folks who lost their jobs over this decision.

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    I had received a postcard thanking me for my subscription to MSL, to which I had not subscribed! Suspicious, I just went online to discover the end of print version EDF. So sad. I loved the magazine for so many reasons...

    However, I didn't order MSL, and I won't be paying for it either.

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    PLEASE tell me this isn't true!! The news of the economy is disheatening enough; the news about EDF is even worse. I LOVED that magazine, recommnended it all the time. Every recipe was a guaranteed hit and was the perfect magazine for local/in season cooks. Any chance you'll reconsider???

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    Would have been nice to have been informed before hand so I could cancel the subscription before getting a magazine I don't want.

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    Lucky me I have every single issue. I have fallowed EDF from day one. Sorry to see. The stand alone issue dissappear.The cassette tapes, 8 tracks, soon all magazines will be digital....just you watch and see soon we won't have a choice. All great things come to an end and somthing else will take it's place.

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    i just found out to day that EDF is no more. i've yet to receive a Jan issue of MSL or a postcard, or anything. guess i'll be calling CS this afternoon. :(

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    I'm so sad about this - I have every issue since the beginning. I really enjoy re-reading them and finding something I missed previously. The digest format was great for me - I'm sorry it wasn't sustainable for MSL.
    Thanks for all the great meals this publication have inspired for my family.

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    I was so disappointed that Everyday Food is being discontinued. I was given Everyday Food for free with my Martha Stewart Living subscription. I was unimpressed with Martha Stewart Living magazine but I loved Everyday Food! I recently re-subscribed to Everyday Food only to find out it is being discontinued. I can't even get the digital versions of my subscription to Everyday Food even though my paper subscription doesn't expire until November 2013. What are those folks doing over there at Martha Stewart living?? Everyday Food was a terrific food magazine - so practical for ordinary people like myself. I truly hope they reconsider or at least give me access to the digital editions until my subscription runs out. Martha Stewart, are you listening??

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    Everyday Food was perfect for my needs. I will not be reading MSL from cover to cover, not taking it to the grocery store with me, not sharing it with friends, not encouraging others to subscribe, not downloading recipes onto a reader that I do not even own, not saving back issues. I don't think this decision was researched very well. I understand what the digital revolution is about, but this move was not a good fit for that trend.

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    Guess I'm late for the news...but I too am NOT HAPPY. I'm an online subscriber and note the announcement says your "stand alone print edition" is done...does this mean you will continue with the online mag? Please let us know on this and if public opinion can sway
    the money changers at MS empire - maybe we'll get it back???

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    I am not just disappointed; I am furious! I thought Everyday Food was a brilliant magazine and, as I have before, I gave all three daughters-in-law gift subscriptions for Christmas when I renewed my own. Unfortunately, this was right before your announcement! Shame on you for misrepresenting that our renewals/gift subscriptions would be for Everyday Food. I do not want Martha Stewart Living magazine and I will now call and cancel what used to be my favorite subscription.

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    So sad. EDF was the reason I stopped MSL. EDF was a much better publication.
    Bring it back!

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    I'm so sad and so disappointed too...I never received any information about this happening and really hope it comes back! I looked forward to my cookbook every month and it always inspired me to cook..so sad

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    My mom just told me about this and I'm so, so disappointed! I have all the copies back to 2004 and use them religiously. Still find new things to try. The graphics, lists, & ideas are timeless and fabulous. I've given gift subscriptions over the years to my mom, friends, etc. and everyone who saw EDF LOVED it. I received MSL as a gift and it isn't in the same ballbark. EDF is about being creative and efficient, whereas MSL seems geared toward people who have extra time to devote to hobbies. I will miss you Everyday Food!

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    I am so disappointed with EDF being discontinued! I don't like MSL. It has too many advertisements. I have every issue of EDF. I have purchased subscriptions for friends and family in the past which I renew every year. Well, that will stop.

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    I am really disappointed to see EDF go. It has been a wonderful resource for fresh, seasonal recipes. I always look forward to getting it in the mail--going online to find recipes from EDF isn't the same.

    I hope you'll think about bringing it back!

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    Very disappointed in the communication for subscribers. As I am a subscriber to both magazines where does that leave me? Would have been nice to include the special issue out in Febuary for us that have missed out!

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    I am so disappointed about the decision to end EDF magazine. I have subscribed since 2004 and also purchased subscriptions for my 2 daughter, who love to cook, in 2005. We looked forward to receiving the magazine each month. We are all very sad. MSL recipes are too time consuming and complicated for our busy lives. We loved the simple and nutritious recipes in EDF. We wait patiently to see what will be coming down the tube to replace this wonderful magazine.

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    Ridiculously disappointed and angry! EDF was the BEST product. Everything you originally designed into it (fits into pocketbook, DOABLE weeknight recipes, nutrition information) was USED by real readers. MSL does not fill the gap at all. To think that we all want to go digital is ridiculous.

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    I am SICK about this terrible news!!!!! FOOD was the perfect size full of ideas for this gal who cooks for her family... Informative and delicious and so accessible. What am going to do now???!! I hardly ever make anything from Living ....its like Living is for rich people who have maids and live in big cities in high rise apartments or on organic farming communes and FOOD was for regular people who eat ground beef and make cookies with their kids. So sad. I will hope that you will reconsider this decision.

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    I was not informed of this and was not offered the option to switch to Living magazine being a digital subscriber. Because of this I lost my last six months of magazines, which were erased by Amazon because they no longer had the EDF license. If I wanted to get hard copies of the last six issues I would have to purchase them again. I am VERY disappointed in the way this was handled, and will not be subscribing to any Martha Stewart magazines in the future.

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    I am so disappointed !! No more Matha Stewart for me.

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    I also am so disappointed to be losing this magazine. It was my most worthwhile subscription. I did just get one replacement issue of Whole Living and am really enjoying the recipes provided for the cleanse, but I see this was also the last issue of that magazine. I've ordered the two EDF cookbooks from Amazon, but I really will miss getting the magazine. It truly inspired my cooking. I'm so glad I never gave any issues away. Please consider selling this magazine to someone else to publish, exactly as is, in print.

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    I am very disappointed that you have discontinued Everyday Food magazine. I used this all the time and always looked forward to receiving it. I wasn't aware that it was being discontinued until after my subscription had been renewed . I have received my first Living magazine and I do not like it. If I had wanted this magazine I would have ordered it. I will not be renewing my subscription at the end of the year. It would have been nice if you had asked your subscribers how they felt. What a shame you did away with such a nice magazine.

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    Still trying to wrap my head around the news that there is no longer a new EDF coming this month!! Have about five years for back issues...but not all of them. Please bring back EDF!!! It was the best cooking mag EVER!

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    Very, very disappointed! EDF was my go-to publication for new ideas every month. Actually stopped subscribing to most other cooking magazines because EDF was the best, as far as I was concerned. If I wanted "Martha Stewart Living,". I would have subscribed to it. Please re-consider and bring back EDF in print!

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    I am really going to miss edf, has been by go for inspiration. Wat a loss! I still have 11 mos on my subscription but has not received the substitue mag when can I expect to recieve it???

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    I will not disparage MSL magazine. Had MSL not existed there would not have been the EDF spinoff. But . . . these 104 comments are just the tip of the iceberg. The "base" for EDF was not online, nor digital. There are probably thousands of letters from the analog group saying the same thing. BIG MISTAKE! Certain magazines do work as digital. Everyday Food is best and most fondly used as paper. I dream that a miracle will occur and maybe a bimonthly or quarterly version will be resuscitated. Monthly would be best but hope is fading. EDF filled a real need. Sensible, simple, quick, seasonal, inexpensive, to-the-point, meant for working people to eat well. NO OTHER MAGAZINE did or does or will do this. For one brief shining moment . . .

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    I am not happy about the change. You waited until I renewed the three gift subscriptions and then I received a letter about the change. I have not received the gift tote bags as promised or my subscription to MS Living Magazine. I have months left on my EDF subscription. So where is the Living Magazine?

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    Very disappointing. I do not care to look at the recipes online. If that were the case then I would have never got the paper copy of the magazine in the first place. There are plenty of websites online that offer recipes. I really enjoyed getting my paper copy every month chucked full of new recipes. Not a good move!

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    I am very sad about this, too! And like several people posted I think an index would be great and have always wanted one. I have many years of mags and it's really hard to go back and find recipes in so many issues.

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    I, too, am very disappointed. I have only been a subscriber for one year but LOVEd this magazine. I have not received any new magazine that is supposed to finish out my subscription .

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    I, too, am very disappointed. I have only been a subscriber for one year but LOVEd this magazine. I have not received any new magazine that is supposed to finish out my subscription . What is going on???

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    I too am very disappointed about the loss of Everyday
    Foods and Whole Living Magazine. MSL is not my favorite magazine either and I do not have a subscription to that magazine. I had just renewed both of the food magazines for two years. However, I work in a book store and I know that everything is going digital. This is the future. It just was not a good business decision to continue these magazines in print form. No matter how disappointed I am, I understand why the decision was made.
    I understand that my subscriptions that were to expire in 2015 will now end in 2017 or beyond as a MSL subscription. I'll have to wait and see if I want to continue with this option.

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    I think we can all sum it up as a huge loss! I agree with all the comments, that this magazine made you want to open it up immediately! The size was perfect and the recipes fun and delicious. I started a binder with my favorites, it is full!

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    I had renewed my EDF subscription in November, so I was expecting to start receiving MSL at some point, but it turns out that my subscription had been canceled by the publishers without my authorization. At least my money went back on the credit card, but I think it's a bit hinky to have promised one thing and then not deliver. I'm not impressed.

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    Extremely disappointed. With the holidays I did not have time to thoroughly read my Everyday Food and I missed any notification that the magazine was being discontinued. When I received the Living magazine yesterday not knowing why, I checked the website. I do not like the Living magazine. Too snotty! Not relateable! Everyday Food was relateable and taught me so much about different foods. I feel a tremendous sense of loss! You canceled the wrong magazine!

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    So, when are we going to see the replacement ragazine. Or is this just another way to take our money. I know that seems harsh, but just playing the same way Martha is.

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    I am so sad that Everyday Food is no more! I really loved this magazine and used the recipes often. I was so happy that some gluten-free recipes.
    I gave several subscriptions as Christmas presents and many of the people already get Martha Stewart Living. What to do?

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    I have be a loyal customer of Everyday Food since it 1st started. I am sorry to see it go. I received a letter from Everyday foods stating my Everyday Food subscription would be substituted with Martha Living Magazine. My Everyday food subscription expired May 2013. I only got a 1 month subscription in exchange for my Everday food subscription. When I called Martha Stewart customer service they told me that was all I was entitled to. I feel like I have been scammed by Martha Stewart. Has anybody else had the same issues? Bet they won't publish this e-mail.

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    I sent Everyday Food an email way back in December when I'd received the sad news. I also had just renewed and nothing was said about its demise. I renewed my daughter's subscription too (I give it to her every year and she loves it too.) I have never had the courtesy of a response from Everyday Food. As with the other commenters, I was once a Martha Stewart Living subscriber and got fed up with all the ads and information I was not interested in. It had changed and the change was for the worse. I didn't renew either and I don't want it to start arriving in my mail box. I wonder who makes these decisions anyway?

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    I am sooooooo disappointed!!!! I cancelled every one of the cooking magazines I received for years once Everyday Food was published. It has been my go-to for years!!!! Pleeeeeeze bring it back or something like it!!! I won't subscribe to Living as a substitute in protest.

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    I'm a dude, and EDF made we actually ENJOY cooking and trying new stuff for my wife and two small children. My family loved the great variety of recipes. There is not one positive comment posted about the demise of EDF; you'd think someone would have a change of heart. With all due respect, MSL just is a very poor sustitute, and I will not renew, not out of bitterness, but just because it doesn't reflect my lifestyle. Instead of the monthy EDF manna from heaven, I'm offered MSL upscale fluff. No thanks. Truly bummed!

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    I too, feel as if the kitchen rug has been pulled out from under my feet! I have enjoyed the small, convenient magazine full of great pictures and highly useful & nutritious recipes, ever since seeing a friend reading one. I have talked it up and given subscriptions as gifts. I am disappointed that it is being discontinued and haven't seen anything in my mail box (even though My subscription is still current).
    I will not be renewing for the larger magazine (and hate the thought of going to the computer while making dinner).

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    I just heard about EveryDay Food and am so disappointed. MSL has eliminated most of the quick & easy recipes, heck they've the recipe section to almost nothing. Without Everyday Food,about the only thing we'll be left with are all the crap rags put out by Food Network. Sorry to see it go, it was a great mag.

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    I am not happy! EDF was my only magazine subscription. Have two months of the replacement and I'm not happy. I gave EDF subscriptions as gifts to friends. We would discuss items from the magazine like a book club. EDF was also small enough to fit in my purse. I am sad....very sad and upset. Farewell EDF.

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    This absolutely sucks! This is one of the greatest magazines every. I am very upset. I looked forward to the next issue and have saved every one I've ever received. Seriously, on line is not the greatest thing. I'm sure I'm not the only one who actually likes to pick up the latest issue, and peruse it over and over while relaxing in the evening sitting on the couch. So many great recipes and the substitution of MSL instead of Everyday Food, just doesn't cut it. BRING IT BACK FOR US! As you can see there are lots of unhappy customers.

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    Ever notice how media, favorite forms of various media whether they be print, sound, video, etc., are changed by the MBAs and CFOs of the world, and rammed down loyal consumers' throats without anyone ever having a say in the matter, or the ability to gather a viable protest? If this is a standard practice (which it seems to be) of the 21st century, then I am not liking it... whatever happened to democracy? Who puts any value in the opinions and preferences of the customer who's been putting out the money, but rarely if ever respected? Treat your public well... we are intelligent, opinionated, and we choose to consume eagerly or avoid angrily. EDF was brilliant (as was the TV show)!

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    Well, I got my MSL replacement issue and it took less than five minutes to go through it an throw it in the recycling bin. What a piece of crap replacement. Thank god my EDF is expiring shortly. Maybe Martha should go serve some more time for the theft I feel has happened to me.

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    I am SOOOO disappointed because I was dying to try the 5 day menu planning. I am recently retired from a traveling job and was looking forward to coordinating my shoipping list with good healthy meals. I am now recieving Marthga Stewart Living but really am not interested in the other aspects of the magazine- Is this Menu planning offered anywhere else?

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    I am so sad that you guys have cancelled what I think was your best magazine. It was the perfect thing for getting rid of the "What should we have for dinner?" blahs. I've been reading the magazine for the last 3 years. Each month, my mom and I look forward to a new issue. It saddens me that I won't ever have that thrill again. I'm a young 20something and I hate digital so much. I'd much rather have things in print (especially since I have a nice collection of cooking magazines going). I'm thankful that I have all the issues from 2011 and 2012, but I'd give anything for a new issue. (True story - I was so looking forward to the new year Light issue is usually done for this time of year)

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    This was my FAVORITE magazine. I am really sad that it has been terminated. Not sure that a year of MSL is going to be satisfying. Bigger question though, are the back issues going to be available online. I am sorry that I ditched my issues as I read them and made notes of recipes I wanted to try knowing I could get them online. Please reply - thanks@!

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    I am so so sad to see this magazine go. It was such a wonderful resource. I did save all my issues, but I loved reading the new recipes each month and trying them out. I wish you would bring it back!

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    Not a Martha fan at ALL but really enjoyed Everyday Foods. MS Living is a horrible "substitute" and I'll be canceling my subscription.

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    Wow, what can I say that hasn't already been said? I have every single issue of EDF! I was hooked from Issue 1. I really can't believe this. First Gourmet, then Newsweek and now EDF. I don't want an online magazine...I want the real thing that I can hold in my hands! Raise the price 25 cents, 50 cents. I wouldn't even have noticed. When will these companies get a clue that not everyone wants online periodicals. I really don't know anyone that likes this option better. I wonder if they have actually talked to any real people or just run some kind of theoretical cost analysis without finding out what the humans actual want? I'm just so annoyed/bummed to see all the print periodicals go away!

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    I am so sad this has happened. this is my favorite food magazine...bummer.

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    Now it all makes sense! I was wondering why I wasn't getting Everyday Food anymore and thought maybe my subscription ran out, then I received MS Living and wondered if someone got me a Xmas present that I didn't remember!

    First I lose the Martha Channel on Sirius radio and now Everyday Food. I so looked forward to getting Everyday Food each month and using the recipes, thank god I saved every issue for the past 3 years. I'll just have to put one in my mailbox each month to get the satisfaction of reading it again.

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    Really disappointed in this. I do not like e-readers and love that I can flag a page, or rip out recipes to save. This sucks.

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    I noticed that 98% of the comments here are similar - bring back the beloved paper version. One person said basically suck it up, deal with it, this is the way things are going, and to watch the videos. Well not everyone has a tablet they can take into the kitchen. I liked to thumb through EDF as a way to unwind from the day before going to bed, and a cooking video on my laptop is not the same thing.

    If anyone from MS Living Omnimedia reads this, add me to the list of people who want to have a monthly/semi-monthly PAPER magazine back.

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    I am totally bummed . . . . Everyday Food was my go-to source for weekday cooking.

    MSL is too up-scale & over-the-top for me!

    Oh well.

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    I, like every other comment I have read, am absolutely disgusted by this news. Couldn't you have notified your subscribers in a better way? Seems to me you have my address! Here it is February and I am only now finding out about this. Not everyone is addicted to online media. I am computer literate but much prefer paper for recipes. Computers are a hassle in the kitchen around all the mess and I don't have a tablet though I'm sure I would feel the same. I am glad I saved every issue since I first subscribed in 2004. These magazines have taught me so much about cooking and contain almost all of my family's favorite meals. And all I get is an email asking me to confirm my email address. I deleted it as I don't want emails from MS, or any other entity trying to sell me stuff. I'm sure it is much less expensive for you to publish online, great boost for the profit line, but I have thought for a long - long time that your programs were little more than glorified commercials for your merchandising lines. This WAS the only magazine I subscribed to because it had real value for me. I am disappointed to have no other option left than to voice my outrage in a comment that is sure to have about as much impact as screaming in an empty room. I can't help it though, I am deeply offended by this treatment. The least you could have done is send a note - blow a kiss - or something to let me know you appreciated my loyalty for the past 9 years. And to make it even worse I signed up for automatic renewal of my EDF subscription, now I have to figure out how to cancel it because I do not want it transferred to MSL.

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    I was so disappointed when EDF was cancelled. Just ordered new subscripts for brother and friend. Dislke the other magazine. Not at all what we were looking for. Pretty, but pointless. I had truly looked forward to EDF in my mailbox...:-)

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    I have subscribed to Everyday Food for 5 years and have never thrown one out. I'm very disappointed you have cancelled it and have sent the Martha Stewart magazine in its place. I would have preferred you refund me the balance of my subscription as i have not found anything in it the Martha Stewart magazine that interests me. We should have been given a choice. My subscription for Everyday Food has been paid in advance to February 2014. You made an arbitrary decision without consulting the subscribers.

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    P.S. i know of many individuals who are retired and on fixed incomes who cannot afford to have a computer nor be able to pay for Internet services. You are discriminating against these individuals.

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    I am totally disappointed about the news that Everyday Food will no longer be printed and delivered to my mail box. I have subscribed to it from the very first issue, and still have every one of them! I use them so often when I am looking for something to make for dinner or to entertain with. Many of them are so worn out that they are falling apart. I don't own a tablet and in the area that I live we just barely have wi-fi! Your magazine was my one guilty pleasure that I could look forward to every month. I guess I am a traditionalist, but I enjoy having a real paper magazine that I could toss in my tote bag & read anytime I wanted to - no matter where I was! Since I spend a great deal of my day at work on the computer, when I come home - the thought of getting back on one to find a recipe is certainly not what I want to do. Everyday Food in print will certainly be missed in my house!

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    I renewed my subscription as well as 5 gift subscriptions and paid for the subscriptions before the magazine was cancelled. I have not received MSL nor have the gift recipients. I would certainly like a refund. I am terribly bummed that the magzine was discontinued. I used Everyday Foods far more than MSL.

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    Just discovered that you are not publishing Everyday Foods when a subscription to Martha Stewart Living showed up instead of my Everyday Foods. Would have been nice to be informed of this beforehand. So sad to see the old magazine disappear. Some of my favourite "go to" recipes came from that magazine. Hope you keep posting recipes on Pinterest or have a change of heart and start the magazine again. Loved the small size!!!

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    I echo the many comments above. I'm extremely disappointed in the cancellation of EDF. This was my go-to magazine for our meals, and as a working mom of two, I appreciated the simple recipes for our week night meals. Every weekend I search through these magazines to plan our meals for the week, and I looked forward to trying new recipes each month. This magazine will be missed greatly in our home.

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    How could you discontinue a handy little cooking magazine like this. Shame on you. I'm not terribly enthusiastic about MSL, and I'm really disappointed.
    Please start another little food guide with great recipes.

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    i am sickened. just received the "new version" of everyday food. it is not the same. please bring the old version back!!!!

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    I feel the same way most other subscribers do...what a tragedy to discontinue EDF!!! I'm sorry, but the new slim and obviously not well thought out newer version with Living doesn't cover it. I used at least 4-5 recipes every month from EDF...simple ingredients with such good results! The size was perfect...going online you loose something. ...photos are not as good somehow, and we need some paper to satisfy our senses!

    I am not a "Living" person either...so no substitute if your directing everyone that way!!!

    Please bring it back...it's unique and there's a demand!! thanks-

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    Everyday Food magazine essentially taught me how to cook. Many of your recipes are still in heavy rotation in my kitchen. I'm sure it's hard to keep up a pipeline of new ideas year after year but very sad to see you go!

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    So Sad, I thought something was up. Please bring it back! Along with many others whom I am sure agree. There is no magazine like it, it's my favorite of all Martha's. Simple, Educational, To the point and small in size, like no other that is what made it stand out from all other food magazines. Best of luck with the new, but I do believe in time you will be back. As you, I am sure will see by the demand and the fact that the same people who loved Everyday Food do not seem to care for Martha Stewarts Living, I am not by all means insulting, it is a wonderful magazine that Martha and the Staff put on the store shelves and readers, but Everyday Food in for sure in a league of its own. Thank you for letting me share.

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    Really, really disappointed. EDF was by far the best food mag out there and I loved the small size. Definitely won't be renewing.

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    I am in agreement with most everyone about EDF no longer being in print. I loved the small size,I have been a subscriber of EDF since day one and have saved all my copies. I liked being able to take my copy with me to the grocery store, it was a nice compact size. I don't like having to print out a recipe, all that extra paper is a pain. I don't want MSL as a replacement, I stopped my renewal on that mag a long time ago when I realized you had to by pass the first 30 pages of ads before you got to the Content Page.
    This is very disappointing.

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    I have yet to receive anything since the last Everyday Food issue. WTH?

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    What an awful decision and frankly the MS Living supplement that you have been sending in its place is not at all something I am interested in receiving. I would rather have a refund to my subscription then continue to receive this... plus the customer service number you provide does not even work. Glad that I picked up the Rachael Ray magazine recently and loved it - I have already started a subcription with them.

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    This is so sad , just got my living with everyday food supplement. So not the same :(

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    I was a charter subscriber and have every issue neatly displayed!! I have referenced them so many times over the years! --- the little sticky notes sticking out of the pages are a testament to that! My two young Daughter-in-laws also loved their gift subscriptions -- what a shame Martha-- Everyday Food was a gem!! So dissapointed in the decision not to publish this magazine !! The March supplement was surely not the same. And unfortunately over the years I have had subscriptions to Living Magazine and while beautiful, nothing much is too practical or useful! Also as a note I took the digital plunge and loved the videos that came along with EF Magazine!' Please reconsider bringing back EF --- it truly was the best food magazine!!!

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    NO!!!!!!! Martha Martha Martha! WTF! I have loved EDF for eva! I have learned so much and have made the best food and entertained many with this mag. I love the size! Now I am getting this big giant thing in the mail. No! It hurts! I hate this but whatev. I will embrace this change as I have no choice. Maybe we can be in your big mag someday. See some of our stuff at regollc@etsy.com. I will be making the buttermilk fried chicken next week from like 6 years ago. It's the best!

    Bye,
    Michael Rego

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    After having gone through most of the above messages, I have come to a conclusion.........Why don't you guys start printing EDF again???
    It seems to me that it would be a good business idea; how can you ignore the people who are longing for that little square magazine to show up in their post boxes???
    I have all of my copies, as well as a shoebox full of some that I bought at a garage sale.....will hold on to these treasures forever.....come on guys, make it happen!!!

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    This is the worst decision EVER. This was th best food magazine for busy people to find great recipes quickly with in seasonal ingredients. Why would you discontinue the print AND online editions? I had saved many of my favorite recipes online and now cannot access them. This seriously makes me reconsider buying anything from the Martha Stewart companies, especially since I just bought 5 gift subscriptions without any notice. They are NOT listening to their customers. Please bring this back!

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    Was an email or any other kind of notification sent to customers? I didn't know anything about this until today, when I went online to see what was going on with my subscription as I had not received any EDF for a while. I have had nothing but trouble since I subscribed to EDF. After trying to subscribe to EDF 2 times and numerous emails, I finally started to receive it and received all of 3 issues, and now find out that you've discontinued it. This is just so disappointing and a remarkably poor way to treat customers who have already paid for your product.

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    While I am as appalled as everyone else in this comment thread about the ending of EDF, I will say I do appreciate that you're allowing these comments through moderation. I'm glad to commiserate with the others who are angered and disappointed. Those of us who have back issues of EDF are the lucky ones here--I'm SO glad I didn't throw mine away. I'm saddened that I can't buy new issues, but by using my back issues, realistically I can cook almost anything I want.

    EDF was the kind of thing I bought _in spite of_ the name of the publisher :) and I'm quite glad that I won't be giving any more money to MSLO. I hope all of the rest of the commenters who wanted refunds were able to get them. I purchased my issues in person one by one (paying much more than a subscriber) and fortunately am not stuck with a subscription to Living.

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    I just called customer service and they refunded me my money for the subscription. I will really miss Everyday Food...wonderful magazine, down to earth recipes.

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    Loved EDF would not have renewed my subscription if I knew it was going to be cancelled

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    What happened Martha did you run out of recipes?
    Very sad to hear that I will no longer be getting my EDF magazine in the mail box - what a HUGE disappointment :(
    Now I understand why I have been getting MSL - I will not be renewing that subscription. I think someone gave you some bad advice, really!!!

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    I miss EDF so much!!!!!! I would give it as gifts to newlywed couples and have kept all my past magazines. (They have survived the purges I made everytime I move or clean out my house!) Please bring it back. The small phamphlet inside MSL is not even compareable. I am a mom of three little ones three and under. I have no time for crafts or reading a magazine that is MSL. EDF was the only magazine that made since for me to recieve. Loved the small digest size. Love how family friendly it was. Loved how budget friendly it was. Loved the layout. Love how healthy meals were and how quick they were to prepare! In the past two months I have been trying to find something comparable but nothing! Please bring it back the way it was. I am all about embracing change but this hit hard!

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    Add me to this very long list of people who are extremely disappointed to lose Everyday Food. Like many, I had renewed just before the notice and had given a gift subscription as well. MSL is not a replacement and assuming everyone would want that is unfair and bad business. They are two completely different magazines. I might keep MSL for the time being, just to get the little EF flyers. But honestly it makes me mad when MSL arrives. Most of us who love EF don't have the time, energy or heritage chickens to make Martha-approved recipes. EF filled a niche that no other magazine does. I would much rather pay a couple dollars more per year for a subscription to still have the printed version. Wouldn't that have been a better decision, rather than making your customers mad? I hope you are listening and I hope you bring EF back in print.

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    I am really disapointed in the new EDF suppliment, it just seems as though it was thrown together in an assembly line in the test kitchen. And most disapointing is that there is no article for
    "Sarah's Kitchen", this was my very favorite corner of EDF. Please either bring the real EDF back or at least add "Sarah's Kitchen" to this very weak imposter of EDF.

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    I was just looking & wondering why I had not received my EDF magazine for Jan & Feb...thinking my subscription had run out. I did get in the mail the tiny supplement to my MSL magazine...like others can say the EDF was my favorite & will be missed!!! Hopefully it will be brought back with all these comments!!!

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    I just found out that EDF was cancelled I am soooooo disappointed. I also was never notified of the cancellation or have I received any compensation I had just renewed it. "This was very poor customer service". Please bring it back it was my favorite magazine.

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    I am greatly disappointed about the cancellation of EDF. As a subscriber for many years,I am always looking forward to the next issue. What I am not happy about is the fact that I bought subscriptions for myself and for other people as a Christmas present and there was nothing in the renewal saying that this magazine would be ending. I already subscribed to MSL before and didn't care for it much. So now I am getting it whether I like it or not. This will be the last time I subscribe to anything from Martha Stewart.

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    This is very sad news!! This is the only magazine I look forward to and get all my recipes from. I think this is a big mistake. This book was just full of recipes....the best magazine out there. I even bought gift subscriptions for friends.

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    Sorry to say - GIGANTIC MISTAKE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Have saved all my copies throughout the years. Great starter magazine for young future chefs. Martha, what were you thinking ??????? Please change your mind......it was the BEST magazine.

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    I still haven't even gotten my MSL magazine yet and they shut down EDF for the December issue. This is the second time this has happened to me with MSL. What a crappy magazine subscription service. I will call the number someone left above to cancel. As usual, they got rid of the "good" magazine and kept the crappy one.

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    Sorry to hear about Everyday Food, but I am curious when to expect to start receiving a print copy of Martha Stewart Living. It is now the beginning of March and I expected that I would have received a copy by now. Can you provide an update? Thank you

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    Very disappointed in your decision. Hate to say this, but once Martha went away to do time, everything about the brand has changed. I loved MSL daily show but hate the talk show - too much focus on the audience and celebrities. I used to subscribe to MSL but once again, it wasn't the same once Martha was out of the picture and I chose not to renew. The Everyday Foods mag was a fantastic mag with such fresh ideas for food. I just want food ideas, nothing else. I also miss the MSL catalog that came and went too quickly. Have never found any catalog comparable to that.

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    This is so TOTALLY OUT OF CHARACTER FOR Martha. Does Martha know about this debacle?? Or is someone hiding it from her. This is TERRIBLE PR for a company I have dealt with and respected for so many years. Bad move and a disaster of major proportions. A credibility nightmare. So typical of other companies to take a really good product off the market with no notice. But THIS IS NOT THE MARTHA WAY!

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    I am disappointed on several levels. No EDF anymore and no Morning Living on Sirius - loved Betsy and Brian (only reason I kept Sirius). Don't care for MS Living mag and will cancel both that and Sirius. ;-(

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    I am so disappointed. This is the only Magazine I ever buy regularly. Liked how I could find easy recipes that I had ingredients for...not the same as MSL...hope whatever you do next is for me...

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    Foolish decision to drop the print magazine. You can see from the previous 175 comments that it is a unanimously bad idea. Not one person commented with positive support. Not only a deceptive method to close down the print issues, but you didn't send anything in the mail where people who have subscriptions. Do you think everyone who reads print issues checks your website, too?

    Really bad business move. Regardless of what you may have heard, print is not dead.

    So where do we get our refunds for our pre-paid subscriptions?

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    I loved EDF and I am very disappointed to see it go! EDF always inspired me to try new things in the kitchen. Many of the recipes were simple enough that they could be done quickly on weeknights, which is what so many of us busy moms and working moms need. There isn't any other food/cooking magazine out there like that. I will not be subscribing to MSL. It's a beautiful publication but does not hold a candle to the simplicity and great recipes and food tips in EDF. And I was less than impressed with the EDF insert in the recent issue. If it is financially inefficient to print EDF, then at least I wish it would be converted to a dedicated EDF website/online magazine with all the content and recipes, updated on a regular basis.

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    I don't like MSL at all. I am really sad. I don't like recipes online. This is a major bummer.

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    Will not be checking online-that's not what I wanted. Have every print issue and used them daily. Bad decision....MSL is like reading a catalog....I don't want that. Foolish.

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    Ohhh nooo! i was looking to renew!!!! I have a collection of them. They are small and can it everywhere.

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    I was so sorry to hear that Everyday food is being cancelled. It was the only magazine I chose to subscribe too for years. It was an amazing food magazine...simple, unique and just right. It taught me how to cook and so many of our family favorites have come from there. I just received my MSL magazine and I am disappointed. There was a reason I didn't pick it earlier, it's not what I am looking for and honestly I don't want it. I would rather have my money back. Any chance you would bring EDF back??

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    Thoroughly dissapointed, recently recieved both March and April editions of MSL, neither had an Everyday Food supplement, just the same old MSL which I don't care for. Will not be renewing!

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    I'm profoundly disappointed in the decision to stop the publication of a much loved magazine that i have received for years. It is simple, but yet rich with great recipes and menu ideas. My husband originally subscribed to it as a gift for me and is still in his name. Unfortunately he passed 5 years ago, but each month that i received it was a reminder of him and our love of cooking together. I can't imagine who decided to stop the publication, but I feel it is a profound mistake for your company. That little cooking digest was a great gift to me and cannot be replaced. I and many other people, like to have a magazine in our hands to pour over again and again and not something on a computer or i-pad that is impersonal and not as "user friendly"as a real great magazine. I again think you have made a great mistake!

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    As many others have said, EDF was perfect, the size, the focus, the crisp, concise writing, the balance between meat eaters and vegetarians, cooking for two and cooking for a large family, fast mid-workweek survival recipes and flashy special occasion dishes. I never failed to find in every issue at least one new recipe to add to my repertoire, not something I have found to be true of other food mags. I do not want Living, it does not have anything to say to me, but was glad to hear I'd receive an EDF with it. It arrived with the January Living and it was a sad small shadow of it's former self and I now realize that tiny bit of compensation will not come every month, but only a couple of times a year. Shame on you Martha Stewart, you should have refunded what was left of all EDF subscriptions instead of foisting Living on EDF subscribers. I am grateful for the weekly EDF Sarah Carey videos (Sarah, you rock!) but videos are not as portable as that lovely purse-sized EDF. Seriously disappointed.

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    I knew my subscription was up in December, but only now realized that the magazine is no more after I called up to renew! So very sad! My bookshelves with the past three years of EF are so useful - what a terrible loss for such a useful magazine. I doubt many other magazines are still delightful and useful after three years on a shelf. I'm happy to see some of it lives on in the blog and with Pinterest, etc... but still, if there's any way to bring EF back, please do. I was my favorite magazine!

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    I am so sad that this magazine is not available anymore! The recipes, ideas and cooking tips have been a staple in our home for years...I have shared the issues with my daughter...especially the ones on quick inexpensive meals as she had four boys who at the age of eating all the time! we just had two of the recipes for Easter dinner yesterday. I understand the need t have things online for expense and reach--but not having this magazine in my mailbox is so sad1 I already get MSL so for a bit I will have the supplements!! Thanks for a job well done!

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    wanted to agree with all the previous comments, I loved EDF and recommended to so many people who also got subscriptions. I don't understand this decision and I'm hugely disappointed

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    Very disappointed in your decision to no longer publish Everyday Food except with MSL subscription. Have cancelled my subscription as I have no use for MSL. Please reconsider!!

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    Please reconsider the decision to stop publication of this perfect magazine! Judging from the numerous comments posted here, many of us relied and depended on it to prepare loving meals for our families. I loved the convenience of the size - being able to slip it in my purse or bag, the menus that were realistic - not fancy schmancy that my kids woul turn their noses up at! Please bring it back!

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    So very sad about this.Please listen to all the comments and reconsider this decision!! maybe stop Martha Stewart Living instead.It is NOT an adequate subsitute, not even close!!! Loved everything about that little magazine! what a stupid management move! Bring it back or send me a refund on my remaining subscription please.

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    I subscribed to Everyday Food for 20 issues and only received 3. I have received 2 Martha Steward Living magazines and am not at all satisfied! This magazine does nothing for me. I'd like to have my money back and NOT receive any more Martha Steward Living issues.

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    Looked this up because I was so confused why I haven't been receiving my Everyday Food magazine! This is literally the only magazine I subscribe to... I don't want Martha Stewart Living! :(

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    Did anyone read the whole article....it says what you get in place of the "food" magazine if you subscribe!

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    I subscribe to Everyday foods, and I gave three gift subscriptions last christmas, and we ALL LOVE the magazine. I think, bang for buck, it's the best Martha publication of them all. I already get MSL, so now, I get TWO of them. I am actually disgusted by that. I think Everyday food is the best food magazine OUT there besides Eatingwell. I probably won't be gifting any more Martha magazines after this, nor will I be renewing any of them at all. Very saddened by this. My friends are very upset as well. They were so looking forward to them.

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    I like so many other Everyday Food subscibers are disapointed that you discontinued the magazine. I have discontiued my other food magazines in favor of my suscrption with Everyday Food. I get no pleasure in reading or just looking at the Living magazine and will not renew my subscription and I am subscribed for 3 more years. I can't even give my copies of Livbing to uninterested friends.

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    Wow. This really sucks. I just came to the website to forward a recipe to a friend. Now I find out the magazine is done AND the website is just videos??

    I use the (well, I used to use...) the website when I'm looking for one of my favorite EDF recipes instead of paging through all of my issues. It would say what month and year on the website and that saved me time.

    I have no interest in the Living magazine. So silly, it appears Martha just lost many, many loyal customers.

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    I usually don't post stuff. EDF has been the go-to source for consistent recipes that are good, edible, simple, and don't require crazy equipment or come with a sermon. As a SAHD, the print magazine was great for ideas, using in the kitchen, and saving. Not such a big fan of on-line videos. Too many mommy bloggers that tweak one ingredient on somebody else's recipe, post it as their own, and then off to the next one. Nevertheless, as an EDF devotee, I will try to keep my interest level high. If you ever revert back to print let me know. I'll sign up in a heartbeat.

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    I have read EDF since the beginning and have saved every issue. I teach family and consumer science and it is my go to source for a recipe to try with my students.

    It will be sorely missed and I hope it is brought back.

    I do not like Martha Stewart Living magazine...the recipes are too high brow and not middle school student friendly!!!!

    will be missed

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    Well, I've been receiving MSL for 3 months now instead of EDF. Did it occur to you guys that the practical, busy people who dig EDF (and who need it most) might be exactly OPPOSITE personality types to those who buy MSL? Cancelling.

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    Well, it looks like I'm not the only one who is so disappointed with this change. I loved getting the EDF magazine and read thru every recipe in every issue. So many of those pages were torn out and added into my recipe box. Now that it is part of MSL I will be cancelling my subscription. Hope someone considers undoing this big mistake!

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    I am beyond disappointed - I have been receiving MSL in place of EFM for the last few months and I tried to like it, but I am done trying. The new magazine is just full of pictures and not very interesting articles, and the EFM supplement promised to us is awful. I can not believe Martha Stewart has chosen to fail so many loyal customers - even her Sirius radio station is gone. I have no intentions of renewing MSL.

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    Glad to know that I am not the only one disappointed in the discontinuation of EDF magazine. In fact, it would have been nice to have received notice of the cancellation. Now I receive MSL magazine every month, which I do not want. I don't have time to make my own crafts and I have limited time to cook. EDF was essential in my culinary planning for the week. Did it ever occur to you that people subscribing to EDF may not be interested in MSL, or that they might be completely different target audiences? And what you substituted the magazine with is a pathetic attempt at appeasing customers.

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    PISSED OFF!!!
    I had just subscribed and no one contacts me to give me another option. YOU GUYS SUCK!!!!

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    I never even received an issue of MSL!!! I emailed customer service and got a generic reply with a link to this article. VERY disappointed!

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    Totally agree with above couple of posts. I came here to find out why the heck I've been receiving MS Living and not EF for the past couple of months. What a HUGE disappointment. As others have said, Living is for a completely different audience than EF, and it's not for me. Not happy at all.

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    With almost 2 years of my paid subscription to EDF left to go, I have still not received a single copy of MSL in its place. (Not that I wanted MSL, but the crumbs of EDF that will get dropped 5 times a year would have been nice.) Customer "service" could not explain, nor would they do anything to rectify this. Not only is my favorite magazine gone, so is my money.

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    I have been out of the country and I come back to find that there is no more EDF.
    I am truly disappointed by your decision to cancel such a wonderful magazine filled with the best food prep ideas and recipes. Please reconsider and bring back the best food magazine ever published.

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    I am the mother of 4 adult daughters...for years I have given each of them a stocking stuffer of EDF. We take turns trying out recipes & sharing.
    What were you guys thinking...? If I had wanted Living I would have subscribed.
    You just lost 5 good customers! We are so disappointed. We will be boycotting Martha Stewart products.

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    So sad to see that EDF is gone! I've been searching each time I headed to the grocery store for it --- was a treat for me and a staple in my meal planning. I know there is now an EDF app on the ipad but meal planning is one of the only things I still do the old fashioned way. I hoped that MSLO would honor those of us who still do this. Hoping you'll reconsider --- as I have about 3 inches left on the shelf in my kitchen that houses all the past issues of MSL.

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    Simply I will miss the magazine. I have most issues since subscribing

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    I have been a subscriber to both MSL and EDF for many years. I have enjoyed them both for different reasons, and was very disappointed in your decision to stop publishing EDF. I recently received the insert with my MSL and I have to say it just isn't the same. There just isn't the variety and if you are only going to publish the insert five times a year, I would sugguest publishing an entire EDF magazine to send with MSL. As with many of the comments above, EDF taught me to cook and love it! I have lost my go to magazine and putting more online will not be the same as having the print and being able to refer, mark, photocopy, and share recipes with family and friends.

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    Absolutely gutted. This was by far the best publication to which I have ever subscribed. I depended on those recipes to entertain, to enjoy cooking, and to feed my family. Hugely disappointed.

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    Everyday Food was my favorite magazine. I am so sad! It was truly the best food magazine out there. I figured it out myself that EDF was being cancelled. Why wasn't a notice sent out?

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    I like all the others above am extremely disappointed that you are not continuing in print edition. The electronic version just will not replace my favorite magazine. I too looked forward to getting my new issue each month. I also subscribed to MSL and EDF for years; but MSL's recipes are far more complicated (often not tasty) and expensive to make. EDF was the perfect recipe magazine. Back in November I had signed up a number of my relatives to receive gift subscription of EDF, which never came. Why did staff continue to put the gift subscription cards into the final EDF magazines knowing that magazine would no longer be printed???? Please bring back the original EDF magazine (not this new wanna-be, severely lacking EDF pamphlet). You can host both the blog and have a print edition making both groups of people happy.

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    I am so disappointed to hear the news. I have almost every copy of Everyday Food since 2010. I loved the weekly shopping guide. My kids loved the recipes and tips. I hope you will reconsider. It was my one magazine I would buy monthly.

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    I am so bummed! EDF inspired me to cook and bake great food. I've been a subscriber for many years. I was giddy each time the post master delivered EDF. I would immediately make time for myself by sitting down and reading all the recipes to plan my week and following weeks meals. I appreciate receiving MSL however it does not replace EDF. Very sad to see EDF end.

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    I have my copies of every single magazine ever published. I loved this magazine and use the back copies all the time. Sarah's recipes are good, but it doesn't come close to the knowledge we received in EDF. I will really miss it!

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