Our Most Popular Summer Dinner Recipes

Summer dinners are packed with plenty of grilled mains, fresh fruits and vegetables, and drinks that are equal parts delicious and cooling. When creating a menu for a backyard feast with friends, a picnic, or a family dinner, we say there’s nothing wrong with playing the hits: To that end, we’ve rounded up the seasonal recipes that you, our readers, love most; that means there’s a very good chance that your loved ones will adore them, too. 

Our Easy Lobster Rolls are the perfect example. Fill pull-apart dinner rolls (like King’s Hawaiian Sweet or Martin’s) with cooked lobster meat for a simple and tasty appetizer that your loved ones can snack on. You can also put a seasonal twist on a year-round favorite, like lasagna; our no-bake recipe is perfect for summer since it swaps the canned tomatoes for fresh and adds zucchini. Perhaps best of all, this must-try dinner

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Best Weeknight Dinner Recipes to Make in August

Even when back-to-school season starts and weeknights get busier, dinner can still be a time for the family to gather together and enjoy a delicious homemade meal. All of the recipes we’ve gathered here take less than an hour to prepare, but you’ll find that many are much faster than that. We’re sharing recipes for healthy family-friendly dinners that everyone will enjoy, such as the Sheet-Pan Chicken Fajitas that you see right here.

This month, plan to shop for ears of corn, different sizes of eggplant, tomatoes, chile peppers, and zucchini—we use this bounty of seasonal produce in our weeknight dinners in August, and it’s a great way to keep things fresh and different. How do we use them? Zucchini is the star of a Mediterranean-style pizza, which also features caramelized onions, feta cheese, and olives. You’ll also find this favorite summer squash sharing the stage in Pork Tenderloin with

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Most Popular Dinner Recipes from Martha Stewart

Comforting, uncomplicated, and easy to make: That’s exactly how we’d describe this collection of our most popular dinner recipes. In addition to being absolutely delicious, they’re all made with friendly and approachable ingredients, so it’s simple to see why you, our readers, come back to these dishes time and time again. 

So, which recipes have you deemed the best of the best? Here, you’ll find familiar classics like pork chops with apples and onions, roast chicken, classic meatloaf, beef Stroganoff, and the delicious Beef Stew that’s pictured right here. All of these are perfect Sunday suppers, and don’t need elaborate side dishes to shine. If you do want to pair them with something tasty, a simple salad and a loaf of crusty bread will do the trick.

You’ll also find an array of casseroles, starting with perhaps the most beloved of American offerings: mac and cheese. Our no-fail recipe

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The Best Weeknight Dinner Recipes for September

With the start of the school year officially upon us, weeknights are bound to become a whole lot busier. We’re here to help with a selection of quick and delicious weeknight meals, such as the Cashew Shrimp that’s shown here, to help you get dinner on the table (and ensure the entire family is well-fed) no matter how jam-packed your afternoon schedule is.

Just as school has rules, we have a few for getting dinner on the table with minimal fuss Monday through Friday—we think you’ll like them. First, every recipe needs to be prepared and ready to eat in less than hour. Second, the meals need to be family-friendly, meaning balanced, able to feed at least four people, and something even most kids will enjoy. Finally, every recipe needs to be easy—that means you should have the majority of ingredients on hand already and that there’s no fancy equipment

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