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

25 Delicious One-Pot Recipes That Are Perfect for Meat Lovers

From pork chops to chicken thighs to corned beef, you only need one piece of cookware to prepare each of these meaty recipes.
By Kelly Vaughan

30 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 Peggy Kieran

No-Bake Cheesecake

Rating: 3.5 stars 1833
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. 

Lemony Angel Food Cake

Rating: 3.5 stars 136
Remember Mom's heavenly angel food cake? Ours has the same ethereal texture (due to egg whites) but with a bright burst of lemon flavor, thanks to fresh juice and zest. Fluffy citrus cream frosting and pretty candied lemon "daffodils" make it an even more memorable dessert.

Basic Chicken Soup

Rating: 3.5 stars 377
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.

Basic Potato Salad

Rating: 3.5 stars 156
Combining the potatoes with the vinegar mixture while they're still hot allows them to absorb it all for a more flavorful salad.

Peach Crumble

Rating: 3 stars 786
For an even sweeter summer, take advantage of the season's perfectly ripe peaches.

Lemon Cake

Rating: 3.5 stars 1804
This cheery lemon cake is perfect for festive occasions. Top it off with our Whipped Frosting that's the perfect light and fluffy complement to this moist cake.

Inspiration and Ideas

One-Pot Meals That Are Perfect for Summer Dinners
Summer often means grilled meals, and while there's nothing wrong with that, one-pan dinners are a good option for warm weather meals, too. Whether made on one sheet pan, in one skillet, a saucepan, or in a Dutch oven, these summer one-pan dinners are lighter and brighter than the casseroles and stews that are our go-tos in fall and winter. They're still filling and nutritious, but feature plenty of summer produce. Don't worry, we're not telling you to put away the grill altogether. We use the grill (or a griddle pan) as our one "pan" in a few recipes. In addition to grilled dinners, you'll find main-dish salads, plenty of pasta, and maybe even a creamy chowder or two. There will also be some broiling, because it's quick and has very tasty results, but we're not as focused as we are in cooler weather on using the stovetop or oven to get dinner on the table.
20 Summer Fruit Desserts You Can Make with Five Ingredients (Or Less!)
Let summer berries, melon, peaches, cherries, and more shine with these easy dessert recipes. They all call for zero oven time, minimal prep, and just a handful of ingredients.
Blueberry Crisp
Rating: 3 stars 982

This blueberry crisp has a loose and juicy filling. If you prefer something thicker, add an extra teaspoon of cornstarch.