There are so many ways to make the anxious newness of school nights and waning summer days go more smoothly—and get yourself some bonus Not Sad Desk Lunches out of it, too. Here are 35 glorious, worknight- and schoolnight-friendly dinner recipes from Genius Recipes land—from crispy fried chicken (without frying chicken) to lemony pasta that practically makes its own sauce. Tuck them away in your Trapper Keeper, and give yourself an A.
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