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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Barefoot Contessa's Garden-Inspired Recipes

Cooking sensation Ina Garten, aka the Barefoot Contessa, offers delicious new recipes for spring, all featuring gems that you can grow in your garden.

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    • Fresh Pea Soup

      Whether the peas are from the garden or the freezer, this flavorful soup offers a delicious taste of spring.

      Recipe developed by Ina Garten (aka the Barefoot Contessa). Copyright 2006, Barefoot Contessa at Home, Clarkson/Potter Publications, all rights reserved.

    • Salad with Warm Goat Cheese

      Warm goat cheese adds a wonderfully creamy texture to this fresh salad. If you can't find the crottins, use a log of fresh goat cheese and cut vertically into slices.

      Recipe developed by Ina Garten (aka the Barefoot Contessa). Copyright 2004, Barefoot in Paris, Clarkson/Potter Publications, all rights reserved.

    • Spring Green Risotto

      Spring risotto gets its fresh flavor (and cool green color) from asparagus, shelled peas, and minced chives.

      Recipe developed by Ina Garten (aka the Barefoot Contessa). Copyright 2008, Barefoot Contessa Back to the Basics, Clarkson/Potter Publications, all rights reserved.

    • Parmesan Chicken

      Fresh greens and lemon vinaigrette brighten this classic Italian dish.

      Recipe developed by Ina Garten (aka the Barefoot Contessa). Copyright 2002, Barefoot Contessa Family Style, Clarkson/Potter Publications, all rights reserved.

    • Rack of Lamb

      A savory glaze of salt, rosemary, garlic, mustard, and balsamic vinegar makes this lamb recipe sing.

      Recipe developed by Ina Garten (aka the Barefoot Contessa). Copyright 2001, Barefoot Contessa Parties!, Clarkson/Potter Publications, all rights reserved.

    • Green Spring Vegetables

      Here's a quick and easy way to get your greens. French string beans (or haricot verts) and sugar snap peas are tossed with shallots, butter, and black pepper -- and ready in 25 minutes, start to finish.

      Recipe developed by Ina Garten (aka the Barefoot Contessa). Copyright 2002, Barefoot Contessa Family Style, Clarkson/Potter Publications, all rights reserved.

    • Orzo with Roasted Vegetables

      Ideal for spring gatherings, this orzo recipe features lots of veggies, fresh basil, and tangy feta cheese.

      Recipe developed by Ina Garten (aka the Barefoot Contessa). Copyright 2001, Barefoot Contessa Parties!, Clarkson/Potter Publications, all rights reserved.

    • Carrot Cake Cupcakes

      These moist cupcakes feature all the luscious goodness of carrot cake with a rich and creamy cheesecake frosting. Grated carrots make a gorgeous topping.

      Recipe developed by Ina Garten (aka the Barefoot Contessa). Copyright 2001, Barefoot Contessa Parties!, Clarkson/Potter Publications, all rights reserved.

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      Scrumptious Strawberry Dessert Recipes

      Celebrate summer with a delicious strawberry dessert. We have the best dessert recipes for getting your summer strawberry fix, including strawberry pies, creamy strawberry ice cream, and crumbly strawberry shortcakes.
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