Better Homes and Gardens August 2010 Recipes

Check out our latest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens magazine: yummy peach recipes, quick dinners, Scott Peacock's classic apple crisp, and more.

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Peach and Blackberry Slaw
Peach and Blackberry Slaw

    This summer side is a cross between a salad and a slaw. Peaches and berries add a touch of sweetness to balance the tangy herb dressing.

Cheddar-Stuffed Turkey Burgers with Peach Ketchup

    The quick peach ketchup is whirled together in the blender. Stir a little of it into the ground turkey for flavorful, moist burgers.

Peachy Po-Boy

    Sweet, spicy, and salty come together in these hearty sandwiches. The shrimp grill up fast, making this an ideal meal for busy weeknights.

Peach-Glazed Pork Chops

    These chops get a fiery bite from Sriracha sauce -- a Thai hot sauce that's a blend of chiles, garlic, sugar, salt, and vinegar.

Roasted Peach Pies with Butterscotch Sauce

    Bake peaches in a biscuitlike crust; butterscotch sauce adds a touch of sweetness.

Peach and Tomato Pasta

    Peaches add a touch of sweetness to balance the acidity of the tomatoes in this flavorful pasta toss.

Blueberry-Peach Focaccia

    This salty-sweet bread is great served as a side or snack. To bring out the flavor of the fruit, blend vanilla with olive oil and drizzle over the focaccia before baking.

Panna Cotta with Peaches in Lime Syrup

    Top this creamy vanilla-flavored dessert with peaches, lime syrup, and pistachios for a special treat.

Blue Cheese Burger Kabobs

    Thread mushrooms, onion wedges, and meatballs filled with blue cheese crumbles onto skewers for a sophisticated twist on a cheeseburger.

Coconut Fruit S'mores

    Customize these indoor s'mores by swapping the blackberries for your favorite summer fruits, such as strawberries, blueberries, or plum slices.

Classic Apple Crisp

    This incredible dessert from chef Scott Peacock brims with the season's new-harvest apples and warm spices.

Chickpea Salad with Grilled Pita

    For a meatless dinner idea or simple side dish, toss garbanzo beans with tomatoes, feta, mint, and an easy vinaigrette and serve with warm pita wedges.

Caramelized Pork with Melon

    A simple melon topping adds freshness to lightly spiced pork chops and Napa cabbage.

Lemon and Herb Grilled Trout Sandwich

    Basil mayonnaise and grilled lemon slices brighten this quick and easy trout sandwich.

Balsamic-Glazed Chicken Tenders

    For a quick, flavorful dinner, cook chicken tenders in a mixture of cinnamon applesauce, orange juice, and cardamom.

Pan-Fried Garlic Steak

    This steak dinner is flavorful and hearty. Cannellini beans with butter and parsley make a fresh and easy side dish.

Chilean-Style Hot Dog with Avocado-Chili Relish

    For a fun twist on a summertime favorite, top your dogs with a bold mixture of green tomatoes, avocados, shallots, cilantro, jalapenos, olive oil, and lime juice.

Pisco Sour

    This cool cocktail gets a burst of fresh flavor from lime and mint. For a nonalcoholic version, replace the pisco with sparkling water.

Shrimp Boil on a Stick

    This kabob idea features your favorite shrimp boil flavors -- jumbo shrimp, sweet corn, new potatoes, and sausage -- in less than an hour.

Grilled BLT Skewers

    These tasty kabobs are a fun remake of the popular sandwich. Dip the skewers in a delicious basil buttermilk dressing.

Casablanca Burgers

    For a Moroccan twist on burgers, fold apricots, pine nuts, cilantro, and spices into ground beef, and then serve with cumin-, cinnamon-, and coriander-spiked ketchup after grilling.

Ham-and-Cheddar Scones

    These hearty scones are flavored with cheddar cheese, ham, dill, and Dijon mustard.

Blueberry-Pineapple Smoothie

    Blend frozen fruit, yogurt, orange juice, and baby spinach together for a sweet and healthy breakfast treat.

Deep-Dish Mexican Meat Loaf Pie

    To make this hearty casserole, press taco meat into a deep dish, and then fill with Spanish rice, hominy, and veggies; top with crushed chips, jalapeno, and cilantro.

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