Better Homes & Gardens July 2010 Recipes

Fresh Corn Cakes with Garden Relish
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Tomato Basil Simmer Sauce

Beyond pasta, try this irresistible sauce over grilled chicken or as a dip for garlic bread and grilled cheese sandwiches.

Blue Ribbon Corn Relish

Use this tangy-sweet relish of corn, celery, sweet pepper, and spices on burgers, hot dogs, and fish. Or, add an extra zing to quesadillas.

Chunky Tomato Salsa

This salsa works just as well with green tomatoes as it does with ripe ones. Big veggie chunks give it great looks and bold flavor with less chopping.

Best Ever Dill Pickles

Even first-timers can make crisp dill pickles in under an hour. This recipe uses five ingredients and only three simple steps.

Homemade Strawberry Jam

This pretty and delicious jam is easy to make, thanks to foolproof instructions. Choose the ripest berries for the best flavor.

Apple Bacon Burger

Banish boring burgers! This one features a combination of Italian sausage and ground beef, sliced green apple, and crisp bacon.

Tuna Focaccia

A spicy-sweet spread of cream cheese and Asian chili sauce adds a kick to these easy pita sandwiches.

Crispy Fish and Peppers

This fish dish is so simple to make. A basic frying method ensures crispy, golden fish every time. Buttermilk helps the Cajun-seasoned breading stick to the fish.

Pork Chop and Squash

For a summery twist on pork, grill chops alongside zucchini and summer squash. Stir chopped oranges into chipotle salsa for a flavorful topping.

Tuna and Fruit Salad

We combined raspberry salsa with sliced peaches and apricots to brighten this 15-minute fish dish.

Tomato Egg Salad

Roma tomatoes filled with creamy egg salad and a tangy cucumber mixture top crisp greens.

Jerk Chicken and Slaw

Spicy jerk chicken is served alongside an easy-to-make slaw of pineapple, baby bok choy, and red cabbage.

Shrimp Bruschetta Salad

French bread is toasted and topped with shrimp, cherry tomatoes, Italian parsley, and Asian sweet red chili sauce.

Buffalo Chicken Cobb

This salad features all the goodness of your favorite buffalo wings, right down to the homemade blue cheese dressing.

Spinach, Grapes, and Bacon

Top baby spinach with grapes, bacon, dilled Havarti cheese, and pecans, then drizzle with warm bacon-raspberry vinaigrette.

Soba Noodle Bowl

Soy sauce, sugar snap peas, and soba noodles put an Asian spin on chicken noodle soup.

Antipasti Bow Ties

With marinated artichokes, cantaloupe, salami, and fresh mozzarella, this pasta salad offers all the goodness of a classic antipasti platter.

Broccoli Spaghetti

Blend cannellini beans with light Alfredo sauce, and then serve with spaghetti and broccoli for a creamy, guilt-free pasta dish.

Caprese Pasta and Steak

For a hearty meal the whole family will love, drizzle hot pesto over sliced steak, large rigatoni, roma tomatoes, and fresh mozzarella.

Salmon and Ravioli

A lemon-garlic-butter sauce adds delicious flavor to cheese ravioli topped with salmon and baby spinach.

Tofu Stackup

Cornmeal-crusted tofu is layered with sweet corn, green tomatoes, and sweet bell pepper for a summery dinner.

Veggie Frittata

A mixture of sweet peppers, basil, Parmesan cheese, and Kalamata olives adds bold flavor to this easy egg dish.

Portobello Fajitas

Warm tortillas are filled with grilled portobello mushrooms and sweet peppers. Sliced avocado, avocado mayo, salsa verde, cilantro, and lime wedges add zip.

Couscous and Squash

Top couscous with grilled zucchini, yellow squash, red onion, and cauliflower. Lime zest brightens the dish.

Artichoke Flatbread

Fresh spinach, crumbled goat cheese, artichoke hearts, and fresh tomato top crispy whole wheat flatbreads.

Corn and Zucchini Pan Souffle

Fresh tomato relish and a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese brightens this fluffy, cheesy soufflé.

Pan-Fried Fish with Peppers and Pecans

White fish is topped with a spicy-sweet mixture of pecans, sweet pepper, and cayenne pepper.

Salmon Burgers

Salmon is coated in a spiced mixture of panko bread crumbs to create a burger that sizzles. Mayo spiked with lime juice and red onion adds pizzazz.

Fresh Corn Cakes with Garden Relish

A mixture of red sweet pepper, fresh corn, onion, and basil tops easy-to-make corn cakes.

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