Better Homes and Gardens May 2007 Recipes
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Strawberry-Rhubarb Bars are a classic. The addition of ginger gives it a bit of a kick, and the icing adds just the right sweetness to the mouth-puckering rhubarb.
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This traditional summertime classic side gets even better when it's dressed with Dijon mustard, onions, and tarragon. Cubes of cheddar cheese add delicious protein and calcium to the salad.
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Potluck Chicken Tetrazzini
This dish is loaded with fresh asparagus, sweet peppers, and mushrooms. Lemon peel gives the from-scratch sauce a unique accent.
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Broccoli salad is always popular. Add cauliflower for a little dazzle and bump up the flavor with a new sweet-spicy honey-and-cider vinegar dressing.
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Baked Butter Beans with Mustard
With smoky bacon and a hint of rosemary, a combo of butter beans and great northerns makes a rich side dish.
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Roasted Squash and Pepper Tart
After caramelizing vegetables in the oven, drizzle them with balsamic vinegar to make them extra-sweet. A little more baking crisps the puff pastry crust, then it's an easy flip to a serving board.
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Best-Ever Carrot Cake
Less sweet than the traditional version, this lemony dessert is studded with pineapple chunks and pecans. Made with less fat than the traditional cake, it has about a third fewer calories.
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Mushrooms and Pasta
Mushroom lovers will delight in this garlicky sauce filled with tender 'shrooms. It's versatile, too: Serve it over pasta, rice, or chicken.
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Mushrooms in Ginger Sauce
The secret ingredient to this ginger-infused side? Unsweetened coconut milk, which adds a tropical twist to this Asian-inspired veggie mix.
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Pork and Peanut Burgers
Add peanuts, a kid-pleasing source of protein, to pork patties, peanut butter to the chili sauce topping, and peanuts to the top of this burger for a tasty summer sandwich.
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Caramelizing these carrots adds sweetness, making them more palatable to picky eaters. Finish with cayenne cream sauce.
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Onions with Pasta Nests
Don't be scared off by the pounds of onions needed for this recipe -- caramelizing them gives them a subtle sweetness to offset their strong flavor. Coiled pasta provides the perfect "nest" for the veggies.
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Deepen the already-sweet quality of beets with a touch of brown sugar, then balance the caramelized flavor by poaching them in dry red wine.
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