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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October 2019 Better Homes & Gardens Recipes

If you're ready to embrace the flavors of fall, you've gotta get cooking from our October 2019 issue of Better Homes & Gardens®! Apples abound in sweet and savory recipes. Our tailgating eats score big. And our pan-searing technique for meats, seafood, and veggies produce recipes with caramelized crusts and juicy, flavorful interiors that you'll want to savor all season. Good luck choosing the first recipe to cook.
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How to Freeze Cakes So You've Always Got a Dessert on Deck

Freezing cakes for later can be a great way to get a head start on dessert. Follow our directions on how to freeze layer cakes and sheet cakes so you can always have a delicious dessert at the ready.
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Everything You Need to Know About Cooking with Turmeric

If you've heard the buzz about turmeric but haven’t added it to your spice cabinet yet, we're here to walk you through the basics of buying, storing, and prepping this colorful root. You'll definitely want to add it to your grocery list once you learn all the ways you can cook with it.
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7 Healthy Snack Ideas to Keep Blood Sugar in Check

Prevent the roller-coaster ride of a blood sugar spike and then crash with these easy, nutritious snack ideas.
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We Finally Know the Best Way to Crack an Egg

We got the answer straight from our Test Kitchen, and there’s definitely one method you should be using.
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September 2019 Better Homes & Gardens Recipes

Get ready to cook (and eat) like a food pro! Our September 2019 issue of Better Homes & Gardens® is full of recipes straight from cookbook authors, food columnists, and culinary podcast hosts. Each recipe showcases their cooking style for you to try at home or adapt to your whims. Schedule your next dinner party now, these recipes are too good not to share.
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Smoked Recipes to Take Your Backyard Cookouts Up a Level

With the right tools on hand (psst: You don't necessarily need a smoker for these recipes, just a grill), you can smoke just about anything, not just meat. While we’ve included our favorite smoked meats—like smoked turkey, chicken, and ribs—we have less-traditional smoked food ideas for you, too. By the end of the summer, you’ll have smoked mac and cheese, smoked cocktails, and smoked peaches added to your cookout menus.