July 2008 Premium Recipe Collection

Check out the latest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens -- 20-minute suppers, simple sandwiches, desserts, and more.

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    Bacon, Spinach, and Tomato Salsa Sandwich

    Spinach adds powerful antioxidants to this fresh twist on the classic BLT sandwich.

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    Open-Face Ratatouille Sandwiches

    Filling, nutrient-rich eggplant, zucchini, and squash make this simple sandwich a healthy choice for lunch or dinner.

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    Salad Nicoise Sandwich

    As abundant in heart-healthy omega-3s as it is in the bold flavors of southern France, this sandwich has just 210 calories per serving.

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    Layered Greek Dip

    Fresh chopped veggies, tangy olives, and rich feta cheese make this hummus dip a hearty treat. Serve it with pita chips or multigrain tortilla chips.

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    Spicy Curry-Ginger Dip

    A blend of curry powder, cayenne pepper, and grated gingerroot gives this creamy dip lots of zing. Serve it with your favorite fresh veggies.

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    Sausage and Summer Squash

    This sausage and veggie toss gets its tangy flavor from a simple-to-make mixture of garlic and Italian dressing. Top with a sprinkling of green onion, oregano, and Parmesan cheese before serving.

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    Barbecued Salmon with Fresh Nectarine Salsa

    Salmon on the grill is a summertime favorite, and this easy recipe makes it even better. Our fresh fruit salsa balances the spice of the barbecue sauce beautifully.

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    Grilled Chicken and Creamy Corn

    This seven-ingredient supper is ideal for weeknight suppers on the patio. Our simple-to-make creamy corn makes a filling side dish. Basil brightens it up.

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    Shrimp and Watermelon Salad

    Don't be fooled -- this supper might look light but it's also filling. The refreshing dish makes the most of juicy watermelon, plump shrimp, and crisp cabbage. Feta cheese adds tanginess.

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    Chops and Pineapple with Chili Slaw

    Chili powder adds a touch of heat to these grilled pork chops. Cabbage, onion, and sweet pepper tossed in a five-ingredient dressing and fresh pineapple slices complete the dish.

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    Blackberry Sangria

    This bright sangria, sweetened with a summer-ripe blackberry syrup, will inspire guests to linger for one more glass. Sprigs of fresh basil make a beautiful garnish.

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    Tomato and Red Onion Salad

    Fresh heirloom tomatoes and onions get dressed up with a sweet-sour vinegar dressing. Make this side dish ahead or while your guests sip sangria -- prep takes 25 minutes.

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    Butter Lettuce Salad

    This fresh salad of crisp lettuce, cucumber, green beans, and chives tosses together in minutes. Velvety crème faiche adds a delicate tang to the homemade dressing.

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    Shrimp and Sausage Boil

    A one-pot wonder, this spicy main dish combines fresh seafood with earthy corn and potatoes; sausage adds a hint of smoke. Serve it with garlic mayo and cocktail sauce.

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    Garlic-Herbed Bread

    Update the classic garlic bread you grew up with by using fresh garlic, parsley, and kosher salt. Look for a plump baguette that's soft and easy to pull apart.

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    Eggplant Relish

    Raisins and chili peppers offer an interesting contrast between sweet and heat in this simple side dish. For best results, roast the eggplant whole -- it keeps it from getting too dry while bringing out its sweetness.

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    Lemon Ice Cream with Blueberry Sauce

    Homemade blueberry sauce makes this creamy lemon ice cream even more irresistible. Serve it as a sweet ending to a casual outdoor get-together.

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    Cornmeal Sandies

    Tender and crisp, these cookies will become one of your summer favorites -- and they're great for dipping in melting ice cream.

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    Raspberry Angel Food Bruschetta

    Toasted slices of cake are topped with a mixture of raspberries, caramel sauce, and mint jelly. Sprigs of fresh mint add a garden-fresh touch. Serve it with a scoop of lemon or vanilla sorbet.

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    Key Lime Cheesecake Bars

    Lime gelatin combined with classic cheesecake filling gives these bar cookies a fresh summer twist. Lime wedges make a beautiful and simple garnish.

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