NEW Recipes from the August Issue

It's time to take it outside. We're sharing recipes that are best served al fresco with friends. Salute summer, from drinks to dessert, with the latest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens.

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How to Make Popcorn Balls

This all-time favorite dessert is offers instant nostalgia (remember Grandma making them?). Bring them into your own kitchen with our incredible easy steps.

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Dishes Made Better by Potato Chips

I chip, you chip, we chip. Our love affair with America's favorite snack goes well beyond the bag. We're sharing dishes that were made better (way better) by potato chips.

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Dress Up a Dessert in 8 Seconds (or Less!)

Make any dessert recipe worthy of a party with these easy ideas to dress them up. Each dessert idea can be done within 8 seconds!

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Canning Basics

Enjoy your favorite produce year-round by canning it. We'll walk you through how to can foods safely with less mess.

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How to Mail Cookies

Send your famous cookie recipe to loved ones anywhere! See how to pack cookies so they won't crumble and other tips for how to mail cookies.

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DIY Drink Stations

Our favorite party trend? Creative DIY drink stations that let party-goers play mixologist. We're sharing our favorite beverage stations, including an infused vodka station, a mojito station, and more. Once you set out the listed supplies, you're all ready to party!

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Healthy Cake Recipes

Eating healthy doesn't mean skipping out on sweets. We offer a fabulous batch of healthy cake recipes, from lush red velvet cake to refreshing lemon cupcakes. Every dessert recipe has fewer than 250 calories and 8 grams of fat per serving -- so you can have your cake and eat it, too!

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    • Banana Split Cake Roll

      A new twist on a classic soda shoppe treat, this beautiful banana split cake features your favorite nostalgic flavors rolled into one: fluffy banana cake, lush strawberry filling, low-sugar chocolate, and cherries on top!

    • Spiced Molasses Cupcakes with Marshmallow Cream Cheese Frosting

      Substituting reduced-fat ingredients for part of the butter in this cupcake recipe delivers an indulgent dessert with less fat. A final squeeze of ultracreamy marshmallow frosting gives the cupcakes sweet bakery appeal.

    • Lemon-Poppy Seed Angel Cake

      Craving a tart, lip-smacking treat? Fresh lemon peel brightens this light angel food cake, from batter to glaze to garnish. Even with these yummy additions, this cake recipe is low in fat with only 1 gram per slice.

    • Make Perfect Angel Food Cake

      When it comes to airy angel food cake, it's all about beating the egg whites to perfection. We'll show you how to get the delicate mixture with our simple tips and tricks!

    • Vanilla Tres Leches Cake

      Tres leches is a traditional Mexican cake that's soaked in three kinds of milk and cream. This healthier version of the lush dessert calls for fat-free ingredients to cut down on calories.

    • Black Tie Cake

      We've got eyes for chocolate, and this cloudlike mousse cake recipe has it written all over. Garnish with chocolate-covered strawberries to add a pop of color to the glamorous black-and-white dessert.

    • Cherry-Smothered White Chocolate Pound Cake

      White chocolate pound cake draped in brandy-spiked cherry compote offers an elegant finish to any dinner party. The naturally sweet cherry-orange compote supplies a sweet-tart flavor boost, plus healthful vitamins and minerals.

    • Upside-Down Pineapple-Ginger Carrot Cake

      Classic carrot cake gets a sunny face-lift when topped with fresh pineapple slices. Every forkful of the fruity cake recipe offers a taste of the islands and nutritional benefits from whole wheat flour, carrots, and fat-free dairy.

    • Fresh Rosemary and Lemon Cupcakes

      Freshen up your dessert tray with a shimmery batch of lemon-glazed cupcakes. Our glaze recipe offers a fat-free alternative to frosting. The light, lemony goodies are baked with rosemary for a sweet, floral twist.

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      Red Velvet Cake Roll

      Dramatic red velvet cake makes a stylish, low-calorie comeback in this healthy cake roll. Simply smear a thin layer of cake with light whipped topping, roll up, and cover in a scrumptious powdered sugar coating.

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      Lavender-Honey Cupcakes

      A helping of honey gives these mascarpone-sporting cupcakes their sticky-sweet appeal, while a sprinkling of lavender in the batter adds enticing, flowery fragrance to these perfectly portioned desserts.

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      Healthy Summer Desserts

      Take advantage of fresh, in-season produce and enjoy these healthy dessert recipes at your next barbecue, block party, or casual summer dinner. Plus, these summer desserts are so delicious and satisfying that you won't even notice they're lower in fat and calories!
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