The Top 10 Recipes of August 2021

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The top recipes of August 2021 were all about summer — rightly so! You were still mad for corn — including Mexican Street Corn and Ronnie Woo's Creamy Corn Salad with Shrimp, Bacon + Jalapeño — and found the perfect poolside beverage, too (hi, Whipped Lemonade!). But now that you're getting ready for fall? Don't worry, that's where top recipes like Jacques Pépin's French Onion Soup and Rach's Deviled Slashed Chicken with Cheesy Twice-Baked Butternut  Squash come in to keep you cozy.

Scroll to see all 10 of your favorites!

1. Spring Chicken and Vegetables in One Pan

spring chicken and vegetables
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Rachael uses fresh vegetables—like snap peas + asparagus—to boost flavor in her one-pan chicken dinner.

Watch her make it in the video above.

2. Deviled Slashed Chicken with Cheesy Twice-Baked Butternut Squash

slashed chicken with twice baked butternut squash
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Slashing chicken is an easy way to get big flavor—perfect with Rach's twice-baked cheesy butternut squash. 

3. Basic Cheese Sauce for Mac 'n Cheese

Cheese Sauce and Mac and Cheese

There's not much that we wouldn't put this cheesy concoction on, but it's especially perfect mixed with al dente pasta, then baked with breadcrumbs on top. 

4. Whipped Lemonade

whipped lemonade
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Staffer Ben Perez's secret ingredient for the TikTok-famous whipped lemonade? "I added a tiny pinch of salt (trust me on this), because I felt it gave it that frozen margarita-ish vibe and made the flavor more vibrant." Yum!

5. Onion Soup Gratinée (French Onion Soup)

Onion Soup Gratinée
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As Chef Jacques Pépin says, "It’s a meal in itself, very often I have one with a salad and it makes a perfect dinner." 

6. Baked Feta Pasta (We Tried the Trend From TikTok!)

baked feta pasta
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Pro tip from staffer Kate Bennert: "Be sure to pay attention to what kind of feta you choose for this recipe. I used a feta packaged in brine (so that it didn't dry out too much in the oven) and I tasted it before I seasoned the rest of my ingredients so as not to end up with a way-too-salty dinner." 

7. Pancake Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

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This pancake cake with maple cream cheese frosting from former culinary producer Grant Melton is a unique dessert any breakfast lover will appreciate.

8. Mexican Street Corn

Mexican Street Corn
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This easy Mexican Street Corn recipe from Hunter and Robbie Shoults uses a tasty combination of mayonnaise, cotija cheese and lime juice. 

9. Creamy Corn Salad with Shrimp, Bacon + Jalapeño

Ronnie Woo with Corn Salad
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The summer corn salad with shrimp, bacon + jalapeño gets a rich + creamy update in this easy recipe from chef Ronnie Woo. 

10. Cannelloni with Spinach & Spicy Red Sauce

Cannelloni with Spinach and Spicy Red Sauce
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Instead of buying and filling cannelloni tubes, Rach rolls her own using lasagna sheets for this pasta dish made with spinach and spicy red sauce.

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