Better Homes and Gardens September 2012 Recipes

Our newest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens feature food ideas from true culinary stylemakers including Guy Fieri's favorite party recipes, Hugh Acheson's bright, seasonal twists on taco night, and Sarah Copeland's simple pasta dishes featuring fresh homemade pan sauce.

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    Rosemary Garlic Flatbread with Spicy Tuna Salad

    Guy Fieri knows how to have fun with cooking. So it's no surprise that he takes sushi-grade tuna, folds it into a spicy mayo, and serves it atop crispy homemade flatbread for a dish that is totally different and totally delicious.  

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    Baked Potato Pizza

    This seriously delicious pizza is topped with slices of Yukon gold potatoes, crisp smoky bacon, rich dollops of sour cream, and fresh diced tomatoes and chives for a twist that could only come from the rock-star culinary mind of Guy Fieri.

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    Video: How to Make Homemade Pizza with Guy Fieri

    Watch how easy it is to make Guy Fieri's homemade Baked Potato Pizza!

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    Bucatini with Shrimp and Spicy Cherry Tomato Pan Sauce

    Skip the canned sauce tonight -- try Sarah Copeland's pan sauce tossed over hearty bucatini pasta. This quick and easy dish gets its bright, fresh flavor from shrimp, feta, tomatoes, and basil.

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    Roasted Pork Tacos with Pumpkin Seed Sauce

    Chef Hugh Aheson takes taco night seriously. He starts with spicy slow-roasted shredded pork and tops it with a toasty homemade pumpkin sauce, pickled red onions, jalapeno peppers, and a touch of lime juice. This simple, delicious, seasonal taco is sure to be a new family favorite.

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    Garlic Pork and Sweet Potato Hash

    Hectic weeknight? Make dinner the easy part with our garlic- and soy-flavored pork chops paired with easy sweet potatoes. Subsitute new potatoes, if desired, or bump up the nutrients in this budget-friendly, 30-minute meal by adding a handful of kale along with the green onions.

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    Orecchiette with Ricotta and Chard Pan Sauce

    The smooth flavor of creamy ricotta plays off of the slight bitterness of Swiss chard and the lingering heat of crushed red pepper in this light and easy pasta dish. Substitute cavatelli or another bite-size pasta if you don't have orecchiette on hand.

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    Spring Roll with Lime Aioli

    The delicious surprise in chef Guy Fieri's signature spring rolls? Sambal oelek -- a spicy-sweet red chile paste that gives a kick to the lightly pickled vegetables. The rolls are just begging to be dipped in his creamy cilantro- and basil-packed lime aioli.

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    Hugh's El Perro Salty Cocktail

    This salty-dog mojito hybrid from chef Hugh Acheson is made with Mexican grapefruit soda for an unexpectedly delicious cocktail combo. Plus, make it for your next party by using the large-batch recipe below.

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    Waka Waka Salad

    Chef Guy Fieri adds ramen noodles and fried wontons to transform ordinary coleslaw into a crunchy, sweet-and-sour salad with bold flavors and global accents. Go ahead and substitute regular green cabbage if napa cabbage isn't available.

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    Linguine with Sausage, Greens, and Egg Pan Sauce

    Toss together this simple, satisfying 20-minute pasta recipe any night of the week. Sausage adds a spicy punch to the light and cheesy pan sauce, while mustard greens offer a touch of fresh, bright flavor.

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    Pit Beef Sandwiches

    All-star chef Guy Fieri cooks the way he wants to eat. So he heavily spices beef top round with a chili powder-base seasoning, grills it, and slices it thin. He then smears it with a homemade horseradish cream and adds some onions for a sandwich that qualifies as seriously good eating.

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    Beans and Greens with Corn Bread Croutons

    Transform leftover corn bread into crispy homemade croutons that accompany hearty cannellini beans, onions, and greens in this easy salad. Try collards, curly endive, or baby spinach for a slightly different taste.

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    Peppered Steaks with Roasted Beets

    A 30-minute steak dinner that's budget-friendly, too? Believe it. The microwave does the heavy lifting and cooks small beets to tender, sweet perfection. Juicy steak gets a tangy topper thanks to our simple brown-sugar-and-mustard sauce.

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    How to Cook a Steak

    Watch the sizzle in action! Our one-pan plan for cooking steak is a cinch -- see how.

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    Radish and Cucumber Salad

    Pair this quick, crunchy vegetable salad with whatever you're cooking for dinner. Julienned radishes add tasty sharpness to this vinegar-infused side.

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    Bacon-Wrapped Salmon with Fruit Chutney

    Getting dinner on the table in 20 minutes is tough. But serving up bacon-wrapped salmon, complete with a sweet two-ingredient fruit chutney, in just 20 minutes? That's meal magic. Steamed or sauteed green beans make the perfect side-dish pairing.

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    Mushroom Agnolotti with Corn, Tomatoes, and Arugula Pan Sauce

    Agnolotti -- crescent-shape ravioli stuffed with cheese, meat, or vegetables -- pairs with juicy tomatoes, crisp sweet corn, and sharp arugula in this healthy, restaurant-worthy meal that's ready in 30 minutes. Ravioli or tortellini can stand in for agnolotti, if desired.

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    Caramelized-Onion Breakfast Casserole

    What takes this flavor-packed broccoli-and-cheese breakfast casserole over the top? Slow cooking onions to add sweetness and concentrated flavor. Make a big batch of caramelized onions and store them in the fridge for up to 4 days or freeze for up to 3 months. Use them to add rich flavor to your favorite dishes, sauces, or dips.

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    Candied-Apple Pizza

    Candied apples and nutty streusel come together with vanilla mascarpone cheese on this delicious dessert pizza, which is drizzled with salty caramel sauce and sprinkled with powdered sugar. We couldn't have said it better than chef Guy Fieri, who describes his recipe as "the state fair on a pizza."

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    Turkey-Vegetable Casserole

    Looking for a casserole that’s healthy, hearty, and ready in 30 minutes? We’ve got your dinner checklist covered with our easy casserole recipe that gets its warm flavor from stew vegetables, home-style gravy, apples, and sage.

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    Refried Black-Eyed Peas

    Bacon, garlic, and childe de arbol breathe new life into dried black-eyed peas for a Tex-Mex side that's anything but ordinary. Topped with crumbled queso blanco and fresh cilantro, this delicious dish might just earn itself a spot in your regular taco-night lineup.

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    Roasted Pumpkin Guacamole

    Cubed pumpkin adds hearty flavor while pumpkin seeds provide great crunch in this unique take on classic guacamole. California avocados are available through September, so you can easily make this fun party dish during the early fall months.

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    Think spring with these party appetizers, weeknight dinners, and elegant desserts from the April 2017 Better Homes & Gardens magazine. Including a garden-fresh asparagus salad and picture-perfect, edible flower-topped chocolate bark, these are recipes you'll want to make again and again.
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