Better Homes & Gardens June 2009 Recipes

Stir-Fry Shrimp with Cheesy Grits
Check out our latest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens magazine: Scott Peacock's classic succotash, dazzling BBQ recipes, summer salad ideas, and more.

Grilled Bass with Lemon and Herbs

Packed with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, this low-fat fish recipe ensures you'll eat right at dinner tonight. Fresh herbs and lemon slices brighten it up.

Catfish 'N' Chips

This healthier spin on classic fish and chips has double benefits: Catfish is low in fat, and the use of sweet potatoes in place of some of the white potatoes boosts vitamins.

Tilapia Puttanesca

A chunky topping of Kalamata olives, diced tomatoes, capers, parsley, and onion adds pizzazz to healthy tilapia.

Classic Succotash

Scott Peacock creates perfect succotash with five ingredients: sweet corn, tender butter beans, a hint of country ham, and a bit of butter and cream.

Tote-and-Slice Loaf Sandwich

Ideal for a potluck or party, this mile-high sandwich features salami, dried tomatoes, green olives, banana peppers, and a creamy pesto spread.

Watermelon Cooler Punch

Blended watermelon combined with white grape juice, lime juice, sugar, mint, and club soda makes a refreshing summer drink.

Sparkling Peach Punch

Impress party guests with this fizzy drink featuring peach nectar, fresh peach slices, lemon juice, and ginger ale.

Skillet Chicken Salad Pitas

Chicken marinated in Asian sweet chili sauce, and combined with fresh veggies and a creamy dressing, makes a delicious filling for toasted pita bread.

Basil-Tomato Salad

The flavors of pesto mix and mingle into a salad of fresh basil and tomatoes from the garden. Add chicken or fish to make it a dinner salad.

Pork and Noodle Salad

A ginger-soy dressing gives a bit of Asian flair to this crisp pork and cabbage salad. Easy wonton crisps make a delightful side dish.

Southern Cobb Salad

A creamy cheese dressing pulls together crisp fried chicken, black-eyed peas, sweet peppers, and pecans for a satisfying salad.

Smoked Salmon and Melon Salad

Make this delicious layered salad for brunch or a light, no-cook dinner. Lively, spicy-sweet cardamom complements the smoky salmon and cool melon.

Saucy Country Ribs

Bake ribs until tender in the oven and then grill them with our trio of sauces: a citrus sauce infused with rosemary, a spicy rhubarb sauce, and a sweet mustard sauce.

Sweet and Tangy Four-Bean Salad

Update the standard three-bean salad with a fourth bean--edamame--and a bold dressing that includes mustard, garlic, and red wine.

Potato Salad with Country Ranch Dressing

This potato salad recipe is super creamy thanks to a combo of ranch dressing and mayo. It's also wonderfully flavorful: The potatoes are roasted with onions and garlic.

Blue Cheese Mini Corn Dogs

The crackly cornmeal crust of these pint-size appetizers is studded with bacon and blue cheese. For a retro-decadent splurge, serve with homemade blue cheese dip or prepared honey mustard.

Garden Sliders

These mini sandwiches feature slices of crisp cucumber, juicy tomato, grilled summer squash, and a garlicky white bean puree.

Summer Peach Pie Twisters

Serve this luscious, pastry-like pie with a scoop of vanilla or cinnamon ice cream. A swatch of fabric tied at the rim transforms a paper cup into a cute dessert dish.

Lemonade Trio

Dress up frozen lemonade concentrate with fresh fruit, herbs, and even veggies. Our recipes show you how to do it three ways.

Apricot Pork with Garlic Green Beans

Our three-ingredient apricot glaze makes this pork recipe irresistible. The green bean side is so easy you can make it in the microwave.

Turkey Burgers with Mustard Sauce

Healthier than a beef burger, this turkey variation is so good and so fast. Pile on your favorite veggies and our easy mustard sauce for a dinner that's sure to be a hit.

BLT Salad with Warm Vinaigrette

Enjoy your favorite summer sandwich in a salad featuring veggies from your garden. Serve it with slices of hearty Italian bread.

Chicken-Broccoli Mac & Cheese

For a 20-minute dinner they'll love, jazz up classic mac 'n' cheese with some parsley, sun-dried tomatoes, broccoli, and chicken.

Stir-Fry Shrimp with Cheesy Grits

Red pepper adds a touch of heat to this quick-fix shrimp stir-fry. Cheesy, creamy grits make a delicious side dish.

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