Better Homes and Gardens June 2008 Recipes

Check out the latest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens -- 20-minute suppers, light dips, great grilled steak, and more.


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Sunset Sangria
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Sunset Sangria

    In this special twist on classic sangria, ruby-red wine floats atop pale green limeade. To get this two-tone effect, gently pour the wine on top of the limeade in the glass.

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Chicken with Spiced Tomato Jam

    A breading of Romano cheese, fresh chives, and lemon juice puts a jazzy spin on chicken drumsticks. Savory-sweet tomato jam makes a special dipping sauce.

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French Chicken Stew

    Tender chicken, herbs, and fresh vegetables make this slow-cooker dish a surefire crowd pleaser; time-saving ingredients such as premade pasta sauce make preparation a snap.

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Oat 'N' Toffee Grahams

    It's hard to go wrong with this sweet treat, perfect for sharing. A creamy layer of chocolate and crunchy almonds top a crisp graham cracker crust.

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Lemony Scones with Dried Fruit

    A lemon-sugar glaze makes these fruit-filled scones sweet enough for dessert; make them ahead for a quick weekday breakfast or the perfect side for your next tea party.

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Fruit-and-Fire Flat Iron Steaks

    A six-ingredient marinade gives these steaks a touch of heat. Grilled chunks of pineapple, nectarine, and plum temper the spice.

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Top Sirloin Kabobs and Avocado Sauce

    A garlicky marinade gives these steak skewers unbeatable flavor. A fresh avocado sauce, served on the side, adds a dinner party-worthy touch.

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Rosemary Porterhouse Steaks with Olive Mayo

    A rosemary and salt rub keeps this steak and potato recipe nice and simple; the tangy olive mayonnaise, which requires just four ingredients, makes a great finishing touch.

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Ribeyes with Garden Tomatoes

    These simple steaks, topped with garden-fresh heirloom tomatoes, fresh herbs, and crisp lettuce, are ready in a flash.

10/25
Mediterranean Strip Steaks

    The bright flavors of the Mediterranean -- lemon, olive oil, feta cheese, and oregano -- complement smoky paprika and brown sugar-rubbed steaks.

11/25
Tri-Tip Steaks with Texas Toast

    For an easy open-face sandwich, enjoy tri-tip steak, shredded romaine, slivered onion, and jalapeno slices piled high on Texas toast.

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Tenderloin with Grilled Corn Relish

    A rich and creamy corn relish and bacon add juiciness to this lean cut of meat.

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Greek Pasta Salad

    Fresh herbs, veggies, and olives are tossed with pasta in this sprightly salad. Feta cheese gives it a tangy finish.

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Green Bean Salad

    Lime juice, salt, and pepper give green beans fresh flavor in this 15-minute side dish.

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Skillet White Beans

    Baked beans are a summertime staple -- and this recipe can be made on your stovetop. Add a dollop of sour cream, fresh basil leaves, and chopped tomatoes for a pretty topper.

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Chimichurri Chicken

    A five-ingredient Chimichurri sauce adds pizzazz to grilled chicken. Serve it with fresh green beans.

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Pita, Cheese & Veggie Grill

    For a quick supper, fill pita bread with grilled veggies and warm feta cheese. A honey-and-Italian-dressing spread jazzes it up.

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Brats with Mango Relish

    A savory-sweet topping of grilled mango, onion, jerk seasoning, salt, and pepper takes classic brats to the next level.

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Portobello Burgers

    This portobello mushroom is packed with flavor, thanks to a four-ingredient marinade. Layer them with melted cheese, roasted red pepper, and fresh basil on ciabatta rolls for a simple supper you'll love.

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Spice-Rubbed Salmon

    For a simple way to flavor salmon, try our five-spice rub. Grilled cabbage, combined with juicy oranges and crisp carrots, makes a great side.

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Pine Nut-White Bean Dip

    This creamy dip is seasoned with lemon juice and fresh herbs. Cayenne pepper adds a touch of heat; cannelloni beans and pine nuts give it great texture.

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Curried Carrot Spread

    Flavored with a zesty blend of curry powder, cumin, and garlic, this hearty carrot dip is hard to resist. Serve it with rice or whole-wheat crackers.

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Tangy Lemon-Caper Dip

    Lemon, dill, and thyme give this creamy dip fresh summer flavor. Make it with light sour cream and low-fat plain yogurt to keep calories in check.

24/25
Walnut-Feta Yogurt Dip

    Yogurt cheese makes this dip ultra-thick. A blend of feta cheese, dried tomatoes, and oregano makes it flavorful. Walnuts add satisfying crunch.

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