Seasonal Recipes

Cooking with seasonal ingredients always results in more delicious meals. Here, we're sharing our tastiest recipes for all the four seasons! Whether you're looking for light tomato dishes in summer or hearty soups and stews for winter, you're bound to discover a new recipe you love.

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25 Pumpkin Dessert Recipes, Including Everything from Pies to Cheesecake

Farmers' markets packed with sugar pumpkins and grocery-store shelves lined with canned pumpkin purée are telltale signs that autumn is here. We have a host of pumpkin recipes, including classic pies, cakes, cheesecakes, cookies, and puddings.
By Kelly Vaughan

15 Apricot Recipes That Are Truly Amazing and Absolutely Delicious

Fresh, ripe apricots are juicy and taste both sweet and a bit tart. With a tender texture that's not to be missed, they're miles apart from the dried variety. Try these lush little beauties in pies, tarts, cobblers, and more.
By Marie Viljoen

24 Pomegranate Recipes You'll Be Making All Fall

A pomegranate is a true gem of a fruit—its jewel-like seeds and sweet-tart juice make all kinds of sweet and savory recipes sparkle, including salads, braised meats, cocktails, and so much more.
By Anna Kovel

15 Amazing Acorn Squash Recipes Sure to Satisfy

Acorn squash's buttery taste pairs well with sweet, spicy, and savory ingredients alike. It's delicious stuffed, roasted, mashed, and puréed into soup. Enjoy these acorn squash recipes all through fall and winter.
By Anna Kovel

30 Delicious One-Pot Recipes Perfect for Meat Lovers

From Asian-inspired stir-fries to family-friendly chicken dinners, you only need one piece of cookware to prepare each of these tasty recipes.
By Kelly Vaughan

25 Classic Fall Dessert Recipes Starring Apples, Pears, Pumpkins, and More

Fall is here and farmers' markets are filled with inspiring fruits. We've rounded up our favorite fall desserts, including pies, cakes, tarts, and cookies.
By Kelly Vaughan

Apple-Cider Doughnut Cake

If you love the apple-cider doughnuts often sold at farmers' markets, you'll love this cake! Baked in a Bundt pan, it's essentially a giant cakey doughnut, made a little more wholesome with whole-wheat flour. A blend of olive oil and applesauce helps keep it moist. This classic fall dessert recipe appears in our cookbook, "A New Way to Bake" (Clarkson Potter). Martha also made this recipe on "Martha Bakes" episode 802.

No-Bake Cheesecake

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There are certain days during the summer when the last place anyone wants to be is in a hot kitchen. But that's when kids can come to the rescue, making a delicious dessert for the whole family without ever having to ask their parents to turn on the oven. This no-bake cheesecake is sure to please with its creamy center. 

One-Pan Pasta

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It's one of our most popular recipes and for good reason. This is our original one-pot pasta recipe, inspired by a dish one of our food editors ate in Puglia, Italy. All the ingredients cook together in a straight-sided skillet, you don’t even need to boil water first—and it's on the table in just 20 minutes.

Basic Chicken Soup

Rating: 3.62 stars
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Everyone has their own favorite chicken soup recipe, but rarely have so few ingredients added up to so much comfort. This version has classic flavors and, thanks to a simplified method, cooks more quickly than traditional chicken soups (the dish is ready in a little over an hour). There's no need to make a separate stock; the vegetables and meat form their own satisfying broth.

Baked-Eggplant Parmesan

Rating: 3.36 stars
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Choose firm, smooth eggplants. We bake rather than fry ours for less mess and less fat.

Peach Crumble

Rating: 3.18 stars
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For an even sweeter summer, take advantage of the season's perfectly ripe peaches.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Martha's 12 Favorite Picnic Recipes
Dining in the great outdoors doesn't have to mean roughing it, you can eat exquisitely when you pack your basket with some of Martha's favorite picnic foods.

Potato, Broccoli, and Cheddar Soup

Broccoli is used two ways in this kid-friendly dish: it's simmered until tender for the soup base and roasted for the garnish.