Better Homes and Gardens September 2009 Recipes
Check out our latest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens magazine: Scott Peacock's classic fried pies, new spaghetti recipes, luscious low-fat chocolate recipes, quick dinners, and more.
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No-Knead Chocolate and Coconut Rolls
A scrumptious brunch side, these easy rolls are topped with luscious hazelnut icing and toasted coconut.
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Double Oat Breakfast Cookies
With a nutritious combination of peanut butter, oats, and raisins, these cookies are an ideal option for breakfast on the go.
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Lemon Chicken with Olives and Ricotta
This Mediterranean-inspired lasagna shortcut is hard to resist. It's ready and on the table in just 30 minutes.
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Pan-Fried Garlic Steak and Potatoes
Topped with fresh oregano and tomatoes from the garden, this 30-minute steak dinner is fast even for a last-minute get-together.
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Curried Vegetable Soup
Bye-bye, boring vegetable soup. This spiffed-up variation takes just 20 minutes to make.
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Pork Cutlets with Brussels Sprouts
A spiced cream sauce adds a bit of pizzazz to this easy weeknight recipe. Brussels sprouts make a healthy side dish.
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Bacon, Egg, Spinach, and Tuna Salad
This hearty main-dish salad is topped with a warm, easy-to-make, honey-mustard dressing. Tuck leftovers in whole wheat pita bread for lunch.
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Espresso-Rubbed Steak with Green Chili Pesto
A zesty rub and spicy pesto topping adds pizzazz to simple grilled steak.
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Peach-Horseradish Sauced Ribeyes
A spicy-sweet sauce puts the perfect finishing touch on grilled steak. Serve it with a side of grilled peaches.
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German Chocolate Cookies
Topped with toasted pecans and coconut, these low-fat cookies get a healthy boost from antioxidant-rich dark chocolate.
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Rich and Creamy Chocolate Pudding
Espresso enhances the rich chocolaty flavor of this luscious pudding. Banana slices and crystallized ginger make a pretty topper.
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Cinnamon-Spice Chocolate Brownies
These scrumptious brownies are sure to become a family favorite. With a dusting of cinnamon powdered sugar (instead of fatty frosting), they're also easier on your waistline.
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Spaghetti and Spicy Turkey Meatballs
A spicy blend of chili powder and jalapeno chiles spices up turkey meatballs. A light cheese sauce makes the perfect finishing touch.
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Shrimp, Chickpea, and Feta Cheese Nests
For this one-pan dinner, cook chickpeas and shrimp with the pasta. Stir fresh tomato, mint, lemon peel, and feta into the hot spaghetti and serve.
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Spaghetti-Corn Relish Salad
Turn ordinary spaghetti into pasta salad. Toss pasta with corn cut from the cob, cucumber, summer squash, and celery. Then splash on mustard-spiked cider vinegar dressing.
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Spaghetti with Roasted Butternut Squash
Squash is the star in this hearty pasta dish featuring a combination of bacon, nuts, roasted garlic, and browned butter.
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Spaghetti with Best-Ever Bolognese Sauce
Get a budget-friendly start on the meat-lovers' sauce by using ground chuck. It cooks in less than 30 minutes but tastes like it simmered all day.
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Spaghetti with Two-Tomato Toss
With a "pop" the tomatoes will tell you they're done and ready to top the gluten-free spaghetti made from corn flour. The rest of the sauce is a simple mix of dried tomatoes, parsley, and tiny balls of melty mozzarella.
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Spaghetti with Italian Sausage and Spinach
Red pepper flakes add heat and subtle fruity tang to this Italian-inspired dish. Wedges of sweet onion and sweet pepper rings cool the fire.
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Mac and Cheese Spaghetti
Toasty bread crumbs give this mac and cheese a crisp top in minutes. Cheddar cheese gives the sauce flavor, while American cheese adds smoothness.
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Olive and Arugula Flatbread Pizza Salad
For a warm-weather appetizer they'll love, layer peppery arugula, tangy tapenade, and fresh Parmesan cheese on crisp flatbread. Chef Alisa Barry uses her Pane Rustico flatbread for this Tuscan-style grilled pizza, but any flatbread -- pita or a thin Italian bread shell -- works just as well.
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Baked Mozzarella and Tomato-Basil Antipasti
With only 15 minutes of prep time, this rich spread for toasted baguette slices is easy to make and hard to resist.
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Mediterranean Eggplant Dip
This flavorful dip is ready in less than 30 minutes -- and it keeps in the refrigerator for up to three days. Serve it with toasted baguette slices.
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Grilled Fennel and Tomatoes
A sprinkling of fresh bread crumbs adds crunch and flavor to tender grilled vegetables. Serve warm from the grill or at room temperature.
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Classic Fried Pies
Crisp, flaky, and generously filled with a sweet potato-fig filling, chef Scott Peacock's sugar-dusted pies are warm reminders of days gone by.
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