3 Genius Uses for Your Tablespoon

Make it do more than measure olive oil. Its strong, sharp edges work well to scrape and scoop.

3 Things Everyone Needs to Know About Toast

You can do so much more than butter a piece of bread. In fact, toast can be an actual meal if you make it the right way.

How to Shop the Freezer Section Like a Pro

You can create a convenient meal that also tastes really, really good.

Potatoes Are So Much More Than a Basic Side Dish—Here's Proof

It's time to graduate from those simple mashed potatoes.

How to Cook Delicious Meals for Yourself—on a Budget

It's easy to head to the microwave when dinnertime rolls around, but there are ways to cook for yourself without defaulting to frozen food and cereal.

Here's Everything You Need to Know About Cooking With Eggs

Learn how to break out of your breakfast rut with Real Simple's new podcast.

How Do You Make Dinnertime Easier in Your House?

Real Simple readers share how they get supper on the table while keeping their sanity intact.

The Best Time-Saving Ideas

Simplify your life with these speedy tips and shortcuts for cleaning, cooking, exercising, and more.

Thanksgiving Recipes and Leftovers

Easy recipes for leftover turkey, how to store your leftovers, and how long your cranberries will really last.

Time-Saving Ingredient: Rotisserie Chicken

Six quick and delicious recipes for ready-cooked chicken.

Make Foolproof Gravy

Two recipes―one traditional, one quick―for every kind of cook.