Recipes and Cooking

Stuck in a recipe rut? Try our assortment of versatile recipes, nutritious menus, and expert cooking tips. We've assembled the most delicious Better Homes and Gardens recipes and how-to instructions for every occasion, whether you need a creamy chicken casserole for a potluck dinner or quick and easy snacks for your next tailgate party. Our new and exciting recipes include tasty desserts and appetizers, as well as savory soups and salads that are sure to inspire your breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus. If you're on a time crunch or a budget, we have cheap and easy recipes, including slow cooker meals, no-bake dinners, and delectable pasta recipes complete with protein and veggies. Plus, we make the holidays less hectic by providing a collection of flavorful holiday recipes packed with seasonal ingredients.

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You’d Never Guess These Desserts Are Hiding Avocado

You can make dessert a little healthier in a sneaky way—add avocado! These avocado dessert recipes will help you enjoy this creamy fruit in unexpectedly sweet ways. Most of these desserts with avocado use the ingredient to add its trademark creaminess and mask avocado flavor with bolder flavors from chocolate or citrus.
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8 Can't-Miss Amazon Prime Day Picks for Your Kitchen

Amazon Prime Day 2019 is finally here. These are the kitchen deals you're going to want to see.
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August 2019 Better Homes & Gardens Recipes

When August arrives you can count on an abundance of in-season produce. Peaches, apricots, plums, shelling beans, corn, tomatoes, zucchini, the list just keeps going. Our August 2019 Better Homes & Gardens® issue is here to share 16 ways to cook with all of these seasonal eats so you can try new ideas every week.
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5 Desserts in Jars You Can Make with Fresh Berries

Turn a bowl full of summer berries into five different adorable desserts by layering a few ingredients into a Mason jar. We’ll show you how to  create each one, so a cute, tasty dessert is never more than a few minutes away.
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Easy Mexican Recipes That Bring Bold Flavors in 30 Minutes or Less

Refresh dinner tonight with these delicious Mexican recipes. Each recipe takes just about 30 minutes from start to finish, making any one of them perfect for a weeknight meal. With easy nachos, pizza, quick fajitas, and sandwiches, we've got Mexican night covered.
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Juicy Peach Dessert Recipes

For us, summer is all about peach desserts. Juicy, fresh, and fragrant, in-season peaches hardly need any dressing up to taste like dessert. We gathered a few of our favorite peach desserts, including fresh peach recipes for the summer and desserts with canned peaches you can enjoy year-round. Try them all to determine which is the best peach dessert ever.
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How to Turn Your Grill into a DIY Smoker

Want to try smoking food this grilling season? You don’t need to invest in a smoker to do it; just use your gas or charcoal grill. We’ll show you how to make a smoker using tools you have on hand, so you can enjoy deliciously home-smoked recipes all summer.
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How to Can Corn in a Pressure Canner

Take advantage of the abundance of fresh sweet corn that comes with summer and save it for the rest of the year. When you know how to make canned corn, you can savor those fresh-from-the-field flavors for months to come.