Better Homes and Gardens July 2009 Recipes
Check out our latest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens magazine: Scott Peacock's best ice cream recipe, 20-minute meals, spicy summer recipes, and more.
Chilly Chile Pepper Gazpacho
Grilled Vegetable Tostadas with Quick Mole Sauce
Cooling chunks of cucumber, sweet pepper, and crab meat balance the bite of fresh jalapeno peppers in this chilled soup recipe. Roasted tomatoes provide rich color.
Sweet-Hot Pickled Peaches
Put a summer spin on tostadas with fresh vegetables and mole, a flavorful Mexican sauce traditionally made with dried chiles, dark chocolate, and myriad seasonings.
Plank-Smoked Chicken with Grilled Corn Relish
The surprising heat of fresh ginger highlights the flavor of pickled peaches. Serve it alongside barbecued pork or chicken or chopped up and piled high on a burger. Save the juices to drizzle over pound cake or grain salads.
Shrimp and Noodles
Cracked peppercorns add heat to this flavorful chicken recipe. Pimentos, green olives, and homemade ranch dressing add pizzazz to the sweet corn relish.
Spicy Melon Skewers
Wasabi puts a spicy spin on this Asian-inspired pasta toss featuring rice noodles, shrimp, and lots of fresh vegetables.
Grilled Corn and Green Tomato Salsa
Chile peppers add a kick to this salty-sweet appetizer recipe featuring two different kinds of melon and prosciutto.
Summertime Hot Dogs with Dr Pepper Barbeque Sauce
A favorite summer side dish -- grilled corn -- is dressed up with a salsa featuring three kinds of fresh tomatoes, basil, and tangy feta cheese.
Tequila-Honey-Lime Marinated Drumsticks
Cookbook author Elizabeth Krummel's easy barbecue sauce for hot dogs is imaginative. "I borrowed the sweetness from Kansas City, fun use of soda from the barbecue circuit, and balanced it with savory ingredients."
Apple Cider Brine for Pork
A fuss-free, savory-sweet marinade makes this chicken recipe sing. "I like to use untoasted walnut oil because it is light and enhances the flavor of the other ingredients," says cookbook author Elizabeth Krummel.
Golden Grilled Chicken Thighs with Apricots
This juicy pork chop recipe, developed by cookbook author Elizabeth Krummel, is sure to become a summertime favorite. Miniature sweet peppers make a colorful side dish.
Melon Salad with Sweet Sesame Dressing
A zesty marinade, featuring fresh apricots and mint as well as curry powder for kick, flavors grilled chicken thighs beautifully.
Honey-Lime Lamb and Melon Skewers
The sweetness of the watermelon, cantaloupe, and honeydew in this delicious salad recipe tempers the spice of the cayenne pepper in the dressing.
Open-Face Chicken Pesto Burgers
Grilled cantaloupe and honeydew add a fresh summer spin to this Mediterranean-inspired kabob recipe. Our homemade yogurt sauce is ideal for dipping.
With its tantalizing combination of mozzarella, tomato, and basil-pesto, this fresh twist on the classic burger is anything but ordinary.
Plain Jane Lets Loose Cupcakes
Need a quick dessert? This luscious truffle recipe is the perfect solution. For a fresh twist on the classic variation, dip it in white chocolate instead of dark.
Quick Chocolate Cake
With a fluffy chocolate liqueur-laced frosting, there's nothing plain about this irresistible cupcake recipe.
Red Hot Sugar Cookies
With just five minutes of prep time, you can put this luscious chocolate cake recipe together in no time. Serve it warm with a scoop of ice cream.
Linguine in Fresh Tomato Sauce with Garlic-Basil Toast
Cinnamon candies add pizzazz to this easy, 8-ingredient sugar cookie recipe.
Poached Salmon on Citrus Salad
This easy pasta recipe makes the most of seasonal vegetables for a healthy weeknight supper that's ready in 20 minutes.
Gingered Chicken and Fried Rice
A tangy, five-ingredient dressing adds delicious flavor to this healthy salmon recipe -- and it's ready in 20 minutes.
Grilled Steak and Onion Salad with Blue Cheese Toast
With fresh veggies and filling protein, this Asian-inspired chicken recipe is healthier (and faster) than takeout.
Pan-Seared Pork Burgers with Peppers and Mushrooms
Steak on the fly? Absolutely! This 20-minute meal is hearty, delicious, and just right for spontaneous get-togethers.
Classic Vanilla Ice Cream
Topped with a zingy mix of mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, and black pepper, and served on flatbread, this fresh burger recipe takes just 20 minutes to make.
Wholesome, rich, and delightfully creamy, each bowlful of ice cream can be your best with this pure and simple recipe from Scott Peacock.