Better Homes and Gardens June 2009 Recipes

Check out our latest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens magazine: Scott Peacock's classic succotash, dazzling BBQ recipes, summer salad ideas, and more.


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Grilled Bass with Lemon and Herbs
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Grilled Bass with Lemon and Herbs

    Packed with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, this low-fat fish recipe ensures you'll eat right at dinner tonight. Fresh herbs and lemon slices brighten it up.

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Catfish 'N' Chips

    This healthier spin on classic fish and chips has double benefits: Catfish is low in fat, and the use of sweet potatoes in place of some of the white potatoes boosts vitamins.

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Tilapia Puttanesca

    A chunky topping of Kalamata olives, diced tomatoes, capers, parsley, and onion adds pizzazz to healthy tilapia.

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Classic Succotash

    Scott Peacock creates perfect succotash with five ingredients: sweet corn, tender butter beans, a hint of country ham, and a bit of butter and cream.

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Tote-and-Slice Loaf Sandwich

    Ideal for a potluck or party, this mile-high sandwich features salami, dried tomatoes, green olives, banana peppers, and a creamy pesto spread.

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Watermelon Cooler Punch

    Blended watermelon combined with white grape juice, lime juice, sugar, mint, and club soda makes a refreshing summer drink.

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Sparkling Peach Punch

    Impress party guests with this fizzy drink featuring peach nectar, fresh peach slices, lemon juice, and ginger ale.

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Skillet Chicken Salad Pitas

    Chicken marinated in Asian sweet chili sauce, and combined with fresh veggies and a creamy dressing, makes a delicious filling for toasted pita bread.

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Basil-Tomato Salad

    The flavors of pesto mix and mingle into a salad of fresh basil and tomatoes from the garden. Add chicken or fish to make it a dinner salad.

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Pork and Noodle Salad

    A ginger-soy dressing gives a bit of Asian flair to this crisp pork and cabbage salad. Easy wonton crisps make a delightful side dish.

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Southern Cobb Salad

    A creamy cheese dressing pulls together crisp fried chicken, black-eyed peas, sweet peppers, and pecans for a satisfying salad.

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Smoked Salmon and Melon Salad

    Make this delicious layered salad for brunch or a light, no-cook dinner. Lively, spicy-sweet cardamom complements the smoky salmon and cool melon.

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Saucy Country Ribs

    Bake ribs until tender in the oven and then grill them with our trio of sauces: a citrus sauce infused with rosemary, a spicy rhubarb sauce, and a sweet mustard sauce.

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Sweet and Tangy Four-Bean Salad

    Update the standard three-bean salad with a fourth bean--edamame--and a bold dressing that includes mustard, garlic, and red wine.

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Potato Salad with Country Ranch Dressing

    This potato salad recipe is super creamy thanks to a combo of ranch dressing and mayo. It's also wonderfully flavorful: The potatoes are roasted with onions and garlic.

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Blue Cheese Mini Corn Dogs

    The crackly cornmeal crust of these pint-size appetizers is studded with bacon and blue cheese. For a retro-decadent splurge, serve with homemade blue cheese dip or prepared honey mustard.

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Garden Sliders

    These mini sandwiches feature slices of crisp cucumber, juicy tomato, grilled summer squash, and a garlicky white bean puree.

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Summer Peach Pie Twisters

    Serve this luscious, pastry-like pie with a scoop of vanilla or cinnamon ice cream. A swatch of fabric tied at the rim transforms a paper cup into a cute dessert dish.

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Lemonade Trio

    Dress up frozen lemonade concentrate with fresh fruit, herbs, and even veggies. Our recipes show you how to do it three ways.

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Apricot Pork with Garlic Green Beans

    Our three-ingredient apricot glaze makes this pork recipe irresistible. The green bean side is so easy you can make it in the microwave.

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Turkey Burgers with Mustard Sauce

    Healthier than a beef burger, this turkey variation is so good and so fast. Pile on your favorite veggies and our easy mustard sauce for a dinner that's sure to be a hit.

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BLT Salad with Warm Vinaigrette

    Enjoy your favorite summer sandwich in a salad featuring veggies from your garden. Serve it with slices of hearty Italian bread.

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Chicken-Broccoli Mac & Cheese

    For a 20-minute dinner they'll love, jazz up classic mac 'n' cheese with some parsley, sun-dried tomatoes, broccoli, and chicken.

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Stir-Fry Shrimp with Cheesy Grits

    Red pepper adds a touch of heat to this quick-fix shrimp stir-fry. Cheesy, creamy grits make a delicious side dish.

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