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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Fresh Tomato Salad Recipes

These fresh salad recipes are ideal for using tomatoes from your garden (or local farmer's market), and they pair beautifully with grilled dishes and other summer fare.

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    • Eggplant Caprese Salad

      This gorgeous and simple salad will win you over with juicy heirloom tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and grilled eggplant. A sun-dried tomato topping adds another pop of flavor.

    • Roasted Tomato Pasta with Mozzarella

      Slow-roasted tomatoes add a burst of sweetness to this easy-to-make pasta salad. It makes enough for 12 people, so it's perfect to bring to a summer potluck!

    • Green Bean, Corn, and Tomato Salad with Jalapeno Vinaigrette

      This colorful, Mexican-inspired summer salad coats fresh grape tomatoes, corn, and green beans in a zesty dressing. Serve it alongside grilled steak as the perfect side dish.

    • Arugula Pesto Potato Salad

      Mini pear-shape tomatoes offer a burst of unexpected color and flavor to this primarily green potato salad. Make the pesto while the potatoes are cooking to cut down on prep and cook time.

    • Pick the Perfect Tomato

      Your tomato salad is only as good as its star ingredient!

    • Roasted BLT Salad

      Roasted cherry tomatoes are the "T" in this deconstructed version of the classic sandwich. The good news: Skipping the bread cuts down on calories (each serving has just 258!).

    • Tomato and Red Onion Salad

      Fresh heirloom tomatoes and onions are dressed up with a sweet-sour vinegar dressing. Make it ahead or just before supper -- prep takes just 25 minutes.

    • Chicken, Tomato, and Cucumber Dinner Salad

      Enjoy a juicy tomato salad for dinner tonight, complete with crunchy cucumber and seasoned chicken tenders. Best of all, this quick and easy recipe includes ingredients you likely have in your pantry.

    • Panzanella

      Crunchy homemade croutons and fresh ripe tomatoes star in this quick and easy Italian summer salad recipe. To save even more time, substitute Italian dressing for the homemade vinaigrette.

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      Mango, Tomato, and Avocado Salad

      Buttery avocado is a perfect complement to the sweetness of mango and juicy red tomatoes in this fresh salad.

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      Summer Vegetable Pasta Salad

      Craving a fresh summer salad? Try our delicious vegetable-filled pasta dish, complete with tender mostaccioli noodles, a shallot-mustard dressing, and a sprinkling of garlic-Asiago cheese. To cut down on prep time, use bottled vinaigrette in place of the homemade dressing.

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      Greek-Style Steak and Tomato Salad

      Slice up Greek-seasoned steak and pair it with ripe tomatoes and juicy cucumbers to make a fresh and easy summer dinner. A sprinkling of feta and a drizzling of our easy homemade salad dressing layer this summer salad with serious flavor.

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      Tomato-Squash Salad

      Calling all veggie-lovers! Baby squash, crunchy zucchini, and ripe tomatoes team up in this fresh summer salad coated in a zesty lemon-herb dressing. Even better, it comes in below 90 calories per serving.

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      Tomato Bread Salad

      Toss toasted bread cubes with roma tomatoes, red onion, sweet peppers, fresh basil, and Italian dressing for an easy make-ahead side dish.

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      Basil-Tomato Salad

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

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      Five-Tomato Salad

      Dig in to this colorful, low-cal vegetable medley, complete with deliciously juicy red roma tomatoes and yellow cherry tomatoes. Drizzle on white wine and vinegar for a light dressing that pairs wonderfully with zesty feta cheese.

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      Tomato Salad with Pickled Red Onions

      Heirloom tomatoes are topped with a zippy balsamic reduction, fresh basil, and salty ricotta salata cheese for a standout side that you won't want to pass up.

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