Better Homes & Gardens February 2015 Recipes

Butternut Squash and Chickpea Curry
Beat the winter blues with a comforting bowl of soup. In this issue, we're ladling up some love with inventive stews like sweet potato peanut and orange teriyaki beef. Save room for dessert -- our newest brownie recipes are fudgy, decadent, and totally irresistible. Plus, we have four creative recipes to help you beat the weeknight dinner rush.

Cozy up to a bowl of comforting soup and satisfy your sweet tooth with one of our decadent dark chocolate brownies -- our February recipes are sure to satisfy.

Raspberry Swirl Brownies

These ooey-gooey brownies are absolutely irresistible thanks to a sweet swirl of raspberry puree.



Deep Dark Chocolate Brownies

This is your dream brownie. We've taken the classic dessert from ordinary to indulgent with a rich dark chocolate ganache.

Sweet & Spicy Brownie Bites

These anything-but-boring bites get subtle heat from ginger and ancho chile pepper. Keep a glass of milk close, the spicy-sweet combination is totally addicting.

There's comforting goodness in every bite of these savory stews. This season, we're serving up love one bowl at a time.

Big Basil Shrimp Chowder

Chowder is a classic for a reason -- it's delicious! We've kept the things you love like shrimp and corn but added fresh basil and mascarpone cheese to pump up the flavor.

Sweet Potato Peanut Stew

Thanks to protein-packed peanut butter and chunks of sweet potato, you can cozy up to a vegetarian soup that's hearty and filling. Make it memorable with toasted peanut butter sandwich bites. Mmm.


Chicken Chorizo Gumbo

Lousiana's signature dish gets a global makeover thanks to smoky paprika and Spanish chorizo. Finish the dish with white rice spiked with flavors like parsley, orange peel, and black pepper.

Orange Teriyaki Beef Stew

So long takeout -- serve up an inspired soup you can feel good about. We've borrowed the classic flavors of crispy orange beef and reimagined them as a lighty citrusy stew.

Cider Pork and Apple Stew

Some things just go together, like pork and apples. Ladle up the classic combination in this slow simmered stew. Our secret to double the apple goodness? A splash of apple brandy.

Herbed Chicken Meatball Stew

Put a sophisticated spin on comfort food 101 -- meatballs. The blend of goat cheese, herbs de Provence, and olives is anything but expected.

Curried Ratatouille

Veggies don't get better than this. The key? A trifecta of spices, golden raisins, and feta cheese. Serve with flat bread for a light dinner or scene-stealing side.

Don't worry, dinner's covered! We've got simple, easy dishes that you can whip up after work without breaking a sweat.

Zesty Salmon Pasta Salad

Give your salmon salad a main dish makeover with torn lasagna noodles and a sweet chili pan sauce. For extra flavor, marinate the salmon in soy sauce.

Lentil Veggie Burgers

A big batch of lentils is the key to winning the dinner game. Prepare them on Sunday and enjoy soups, salads, and burgers like this all week long.

Rosemary and Ravioli Chicken Soup

Chicken soup is the perfect winter dinner. This one's equal parts easy and delicious thanks to purchased ravioli and rotisserie chicken.

Butternut Squash and Chickpea Curry

Green curry paste is the secret to this flavorful dinner. It's blend of lemongrass, green chiles, and Thai ginger gives the dish just enough heat.

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