With the newest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens, you'll discover fast and healthy ways to get dinner on the table, inventive twists on pasta salad, and reasons to put bacon on everything (not that you need them).
All you need is a bit of salt and peper to season these tender pork chops, because our homemade bacon jam does all the rest. Spread on a bit before grilling, and save some for topping later -- you'll be on your way to bacon heaven.
We named this "ultimate" for a reason. Our easy tomato and peach chutney spread adds an irresistible sweetness to crisp pepper bacon, melty mozzerella, and butter lettuce. After you've had this sandwich, you'll never want a plain BLT again.
Make the most of fresh and in-season veggies, such as zucchini and summer squash, in this pretty galette. Use refrigerated piecrust to take all the work out of this easy and delicious summer dinner.
Think outside the mayo jar with this macaroni salad. Our healthier twist nabs its creaminess from salsa, cream cheese, and good-for-you chunks of avocado. We used salsa taquera (a traditional Mexican salsa that's thinner with a slightly smoky flavor) in our recipe, but you can sub your favorite salsa, if you like.
This amazing pasta salad recipe got rave reviews from our BHG food editors. Find out what all the fuss is about and watch our editor Hali show you how to whip up this spicy macaroni chicken salad.
Love BLTs? You're sure to enjoy our BLT-inspired summer pasta recipe. When shaping the meatballs, make sure you see bits of bacon sticking out -- they crisp up in the skillet, and the drippings form the base for the simple pan sauce.
Yes, you read that right: bacon meatballs. Learn how to make them from our food editor Maggie, then use them in our pasta twist on the classic BLT.
Orange and fennel add bright color and zippy flavor to these grilled fish sandwiches, which are much fresher and healthier than their fast-food counterparts. Sprinkle a few fennel fronds on top of each sandwich to add subtle anise flavor.
Sweet-and-hot bacon flavored with brown sugar and cayenne pepper is the star of this elegant dish. Whip it up for brunch company in less than an hour, but consider making an extra batch of candied bacon -- it'll go fast.
When it comes to traditional pasta salad and deviled eggs, you can have the best of both worlds in this fun potluck recipe. With pickled red onion, chopped sweet pickles, and a creamy egg yolk dressing, there's a lot to love about our tangy macaroni salad.
Kettle chips are the surprise ingredient in this comfort-food casserole with a twist. The chips soften during baking, but the exposed bits get nice and crisp. Even kids will love it!
We don't blame you for not wanting to cook when it's hot out. That's why we created this zippy gazpacho recipe that comes together in a snap and is perfect when paired wtih our easy pepperoni grilled cheese. Make a big batch and enjoy throughout the week.
Spice up your average bloody mary with pepper bacon and a bit of sriracha. A blend of celery salt and paprika coats the glass rims for even more flavor. For a nonalcoholic version, sub lemon seltzer in place of vodka or gin.
Peppery arugula and zippy basil pesto add fun flavor to this potluck-ready side dish. Pine nuts and Parmesan cheese lend an irresistible nutty flavor that will make everyone want seconds.
A mango juice smoothie packs these pops full of concentrated flavor in addition to giving them a thick texture. A bit of tequila and triple sec goes into the mix for a grown-up party favorite.
Put leftover Moscato wine to good use in this fun, adults-only frozen treat. Fresh kiwifruit and honeydew melon balance the flavor of the sweet wine for an easy summer dessert.
Fresh raspberries, rose wine, and raspberry-flavor tea add a pleasant sweetness to these quick and easy-to-prepare pops. Bonus: You don't need any special molds to make them; paper cups work just fine. Peel off the cups and enjoy once the pops are frozen solid.
You'll want to double up your piecrust to hold together the flavor-packed filling of this scrumptious savory pie. A cream cheese layer forms the base of the dish, allowing you to get sweet and salty flavors and creamy texture with every bite.
Nothing says summer potluck better than this hearty macaroni salad. Sliced Andouille sausage, seasoned shrimp, and crisp-tender corn are tossed with a zesty dressing for a light and fresh party dish.
We can’t stop snacking on this good-for-you dessert that brings new meaning to the classic peanut butter-banana-chocolate combo. Plus, each bonbon has fewer than 100 calories.
Shake up classic limeade with a fresh and fun mango twist. This cooling summer concoction comes together easily and will steal the show at backyard barbecues.
Editor’s Tip: This recipe calls for sparkling water; avoid adding sweetened or flavored varieties, which will overpower the fresh taste of the fruit.
The secret to our fantastic peach lemonade is the homemade chamomile-lavender simple syrup. Pour into ice-filled glasses on a hot day, and enjoy every last soothing sip.
Whether you're making it for a crowd or just for yourself, this standout sipper is best made with ripe honeydew melon. How can you tell when a honeydew is ripe? Easy: Find a melon with an intense floral perfume, and you'll have the best lemonade on the block.