Provides flexible and advanced recent posts widget. Allows you to display them with thumbnails, post excerpt, multiple category and more.
Simple and good plugin.
It has a lot of useful options but lacks 2 more since the 0.9.1 version:
So, I would prefer another plugin...
To much inherit style apply to be a 5 start plugin. I also wouldn't set my custom css to be applied or my custom set ID in the settings. I don't need all the settings available just the ability to set it to one category.