Check out our latest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens magazine: Red Plaid favorites, traditional American recipes, easy dinners, and more.
This healthier spin on pizza features a low-fat crust and is loaded with lots of fresh veggies (think broccoli, tomatoes, and radicchio).
For a quick and easy dinner, layer lasagna noodles with chicken sausage, tomatoes, and baby spinach.
Top this velvety soup with sautéed asparagus and crisp, honey-drizzled bacon for a warming weeknight supper.
For a quick meal your family will love, dip shrimp in our zippy mango sauce and shredded coconut.
For a meatless meal that will give the family a thrill, fill corn tortillas with cremini mushrooms, cheese, and sour cream. Cumin adds a satisfying kick.
Flaky pastry is piled high with leeks, Swiss chard, garlic, mozzarella, and Italian herbs.
Pumpkin adds an autumnal twist to this zesty chili filled with veggies and beef.
Peppers, onions, and fresh herbs are piled high on a tender crust. Blue cheese adds tanginess.
Jalapenos and crushed red pepper give this robust rice dish a kick. "This dish mixes flavors from the shore, garden, and butcher into a classic Southern dish perfect for a gathering of friends," says chef and recipe creator Scott Peacock.
This Sunday supper roast is rubbed with a home-ground spice blend of coriander, cloves, and bay leaf and served with roasted corn and green beans. "To me, a roast says family and America like nothing else," says chef and recipe creator Scott Peacock. "It's easy to cook and bring people to the table. Plus, there's so much great heritage pork coming from farmers in the Midwest. I chose the spice blend for interest and as a nod to the spice drawer we all grew up with. The trick is to make sure the spices are fresh as can be."
This starter or side dish is ready in under an hour and can be served hot from the oven over pasta, roasted chicken, or generous slabs of bread smeared with soft local cheese. "The success of this dish depends wholly on great tomatoes -- it's worth a trip to the farmer's market or a knock on the door of a generous neighbor with a green thumb," says chef and recipe creator Scott Peacock.
A hand-me-down recipe for boiled icing made from evaporated milk and powdered cocoa is the secret to this keepsake cake. The five thin layers may look fussy, but they're done in regular cake pans and bake in just 15 minutes. "Nothing compares to a homemade cake," says chef and recipe creator Scott Peacock. "When you cut into it and there's all those layers, friends are dazzled."
White cheddar cheese is combined with rich custard, tart apples, and maple syrup to make this comforting dessert.
This recipe for agua fresca (which is Spanish for "fresh water") is sweetened and flavored with fresh mint, cucumber, and lime.