Better Homes & Gardens August 2015 Recipes

Tarragon Blue Cheese Turkey Patties
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.

Neapolitan Pops

Everyone's a kid again with these easy-as-can-be pops. Make them ahead and pop 'em in the freezer for carefree summer entertaining.

Beet-Dyed Deviled Eggs

Your favorite party food just got prettier.

Classic Crab Cakes

The secret to making rich, delicious crab cakes at home? Less filler, simple ingredients, and a buttery panko crust.

Bourbon-Strawberry Smash

Here's a boozy bourbon drink that's dressed for summer. Fresh strawberries and mint make it the season's most refreshing cocktail.

Flower Water

Drink pretty. Fresh flowers impart a subtle floral flavor to flat or sparkling water.

Test Kitchen Tip: Be sure to use flowers that aren't treated with pesticides.

Grilled Feta-Brined Chicken

An overnight brine infuses chicken with the irresistible flavor of tangy cheese. Still not enough? Top the finished dish with crumbled feta.

Gnocchi Cantaloupe Feta Salad

Let's face it: Pasta salad can be boring. Here, gnocchi, cantaloupe, and a creamy feta sauce make it anything but.

Lemon Meringue Tarts

We're talking lemon on lemon on lemon over here. Triple the citrus means these sweets are bursting with the freshest flavors of summer.

Steak with Spicy Balsamic Glaze

Dinner is in your pantry. Our flavor-packed glaze is easy enough for weeknight but completely company-worthy. Finish the meal with a quick salad of spinach and peaches.

Garbanzo Bean and Parsley Salad

This recipe is for that lonely bunch of parsley in the fridge.

Zucchini Ribbons, Pasta, and Arugula

Skip the fancy spiralizer. All you need here is a vegetable peeler -- and a fork.

Pimiento Cheese

Need a party appetizer, like, right now? This Southern-style spread is ready in just 20 minutes.

Cantaloupe, Prosciutto, and Arugula Club

It's time to join the club and put fruit on your sandwich. Sweet cantaloupe meets spicy harissa in this double-decker sandwich.

Test Kitchen Tip: Use extra-thin bread here to allow the fillings to shine.

Grilled Romaine Salad with Piquillo Pepper Dressing

Introducing romaine to the grill brings out its natural sweetness -- making it a perfect match for our bold pepper dressing.

Smoky Sweet-and-Sour Cantaloupe

Craving takeout? Toss together just five ingredients and you've got the freshest take on sweet and sour we've ever seen.

Basil Halibut with Jalapeño Butter

Cooking hot peppers in butter mellows their heat and creates a silky pan sauce for smoky grilled fish.

Pickled Cantaloupe Salad

Keep this quick pickled salad in the fridge and you'll always be minutes away from a favorite summer side dish.

Tarragon Blue Cheese Turkey Patties

No more dry turkey burgers! Simply use ground turkey with a bit more fat (we like 80 percent lean/20 percent fat).

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