Better Homes & Gardens May 2016 Recipes
Lemon Berry Pavlovas
We topped these mini meringues with zesty lemon curd, fresh berries, and mint. For even more sweetness, toss berries with sugar before topping the shells.
These greens are gorgeous. The whole dish is completely vegan and gluten-free.
Salmon Pot Pie Casserole
Our secret to making pot pie seem fancy? Fresh salmon and cornmeal biscuits.
Lemon Bundt Cake
You'll want to Instagram this one. This stunning cake pops with a triple dose of citrus. We've added extract, zest, and juice for major lemon flavor.
Strawberry, Mango, and Rose Pavlova
Be prepared for plenty of oohs and aahs when you make this showstopping dessert. Only you will know just how easy it was!
Serving Tip: A scattering of edible rose petals makes the presentation extra special.
Prosciutto and Artichoke Panini
Prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, and artichoke hearts mean these easy Italian sandwiches are total crowd-pleasers.
Asparagus Noodle Bowl
Make fresh spring asparagus even better with a big bowl of creamy noodles and bacon.
Mashed Potato-Egg Casserole
Mashed potatoes > hash browns. Indulge in this creamy casserole complete with soft-cooked eggs, Asiago cheese, and a tangy arugula salad.
Orange-Honey Overnight Oats
These aren't your everyday overnight oats. This beautiful bowl is topped with coconut, raspberries, and fresh orange zest.
Zoe's Creme Fraiche Pancakes
The secret to these light-as-air pancakes? A bit of creme fraiche and sour cream. Pile 'em high with real maple syrup and fresh blueberries.
Soba Noodle Bowl
White miso paste is essential to making this flavorful broth bowl. Find it in the Asian aisle of your supermarket.
Pecan Maple Bacon
The only thing better than bacon? Bacon that's slathered with maple syrup and crunchy pecans. Mmm.
Creamy Spring Vegetables and Smoked Trout
A trio of fresh spring veggies -- peas, carrots, and mushrooms -- makes this creamy dish light and flavorful. Finish each bowl with plenty of peppery watercress.
Sparkling Strawberry Mimosa
Classic mimosas are great, but we love this pretty pink twist. Muddle fresh strawberries and oranges, then top with champs and maple syrup.
Balance the sweetness of lavender with thyme, basil, and garlic in this savory rub. Your grilled chicken will thank you.
Asparagus and Greens with Farro
We like to double this hearty grain salad recipe and pack it up for lunches all week long. Serve each bowl with a big squeeze of lemon.
Grilled Pineapple Margarita
Give your basic marg a tropical twist with candylike grilled pineapple and fresh cilantro. Jalapeno slices and chili powder keep things from being too sweet.
It's time to top your toast with something special. You can use dried lavender here, but when it's fresh the flavor really pops.
There's a secret to this rich slow-cooked pork: sweetened condensed milk. It caramelizes to a sticky-sweet coating on the meat.
Salsa Verde Cruda
An avocado adds creaminess to this tangy green salsa. For an extra-spicy sauce, use a serrano chile pepper or two.
Mexican Red Rice
The table wouldn't be complete without classic Mexican red rice. This from-scratch recipe calls for just 30 minutes of hands-on time.
Hibiscus Agua Fresca
Sweet like honey. Our favorite sweetener balances the tartness of hibiscus in this minty nonalcoholic drink.
Apricot-Glazed Chicken Thighs
It's time to try chicken thighs. We've topped them with a sticky apricot glaze for a winner-winner chicken dinner.
Half cauliflower, half potato. All delicious.
Pro tip: Try swapping in this floral sugar when making shortbread cookies. You're welcome.
Sesame Dan Dan Noodle Bowl
Chopped pickles and a rich broth mean these noodles are extra slurp-able. Like spice? Top your bowl with crushed Szechwan peppercorns.
Shrimp Curry Noodle Bowl
Your family will love this creamy curry bowl. Fried shallots and fresh basil leaves make pretty and delicious toppers.
Socca is a flatbread made from chickpea flour. It's ready in just 35 minutes, making it perfect for weeknight dinners. Keep clicking for our favorite fresh toppings.
Chile Zucchini Topper
Toss grilled zucchini with fresh mint, red wine vinegar, and chiles for a zesty topper. It's delicious piled on a toasted baguette.
It's time for the radish to be the star of the show. Dress it up with fresh herbs and sweet pomegranate seeds.
Smoky Carrot Spread
This goes great on flatbread, crackers, chips, and spoons.
Stash this make-ahead olive relish in the fridge for entertaining emergencies.
Cherry-lovers, this one's for you. Double up on the fresno chiles if you like it spicy.
Garlic Lentil Salad
If you're like us, you're going to want to double the garlic in this recipe.
Green Beans with Toasted Panko
All of a sudden green beans aren't looking so boring.
Pepper Hakka Noodle Bowl
The secret to this flavorful chile sauce? Ketchup. The classic condiment adds sweetness and helps balance the heat of sambal oelek chili paste.
You're looking at our favorite excuse to whip up summer cocktails. It's just as good swirled in iced tea.
When it comes to corn tortillas, nothing compares to homemade. You can make them up to three months ahead and simply reheat before serving. No excuses.
Poblano Potato Salad
Your potato salad can be better. Way better. Here's how: poblano peppers, pickled jalapeno brine, and fresh parsley.