Better Homes & Gardens November 2011 Recipes

Beet, Carrot & Apple Salad
Check out our newest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens magazine: Thanksgiving recipes from Sara Foster, sweet cakes, Scott Peacock's corn bread dressing, and more!

Toasted Coconut Cake with Walnuts and Cranberries

"Elegant enough to serve at holiday dinner yet homey enough for a potluck, this is a fusion of my family's favorite flavors," says holiday baking expert David Bonom.

Roasted Vegetables and Chickpeas

Roasting brings out the sweetness and boosts the flavor of fall vegetables in this hearty side dish that costs just 43 cents per serving.

Milk Chocolate Marble Loaf Cake

"Milk chocolate gives this cake a lighter flavor and lets the vanilla side shine as well," says holiday baking expert David Bonom.

Triple-Ginger Squares

"I wanted something with a true fall feeling. My favorite autumn sweets are gingerbread and molasses cake, so I combined them in this cake," shares holiday baking expert David Bonom.

Chocolate-Filled Sweet Potato Cupcakes

"Use these as the finishing touch for a buffet or make a batch for the weekend," says holiday baking expert David Bonom. "Sweet potato gives the batter beautiful color and helps these treats stay moist."

Scott Peacock's Corn Bread Dressing

Elevate common ingredients, such as cornmeal, celery, and onion, into a memorable holiday side dish.

Olive-Cherry Bruschetta

Top toasted bread with goat cheese, prosciutto, and a spoonful of olive-cherry tapenade, which is flavored with fresh lime and basil.

Cheesy Potato Bake with Eggs

Bacon adds smokiness, and tomatoes and broccoli add freshness to this hearty breakfast casserole.

Chile-Lime Turkey Patties

This clever twist on crab cakes is a brilliant use for leftover turkey. A garlicky Lime Butter Sauce is a delicious finishing touch.

Apricot-Sweet Potato Hand Pies

A sweet mixture of apricots, bourbon, sweet potatoes, and spices fill these delightful fall turnovers by Southern cookbook author Sara Foster.

Creamy Green Beans with Crispy Shallots

Sara Foster's modern spin on the classic Thanksgiving casserole features fresh button mushrooms, a hint of nutmeg, and fried shallot rings.

Sara Foster's Herb-Roasted Turkey

Several cups of white wine and apple juice in the bottom of the roasting pan keep this apple- and onion-stuffed turkey succulent.

Sara's Silky Pumpkin Pie

Sweetened condensed milk and melted butter are the keys to making this nutmeg-, cinnamon-, and ginger-spiced pumpkin pie extra luxurious.

Aunt June's Boiled Custard

Hot milk and cream are infused with vanilla bean, combined with sugar and eggs, and then chilled in this tasty twist on eggnog from Sara Foster.

Sweet Potato Spoon Bread

This soufflé-like side dish from Sara Foster is an irresistible combination of sweet potatoes, cornmeal, eggs, and brown sugar.

Buttermilk Mashed Creamers

With this recipe from Sara Foster, simple is truly best. All that's needed are potatoes, butter, buttermilk, sea salt, and freshly ground pepper.

Beet, Carrot & Apple Salad

Toss Granny Smith apple, turnip, beet, and carrot matchsticks with a light citrus vinaigrette that can be made up to three days in advance.

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