mslina2002 - 3:31 am on Sep 28, 2012 (gmt 0)
You actually could get both - the recipe pic and a small authorship image underneath, which is lots of page real estate if nothing else.
Correct. I have seen that too. One of my sites. It's not on all the pages but most likely it's the popular ones (or some other googley criteria) however from my analytics those posts are not the most visited pages or popular pages, so go figure.