Family-Friendly Meals

Get dinner on the table fast with these kid-approved recipes and quick prep tips.

Dining With Kids

10 Easy Meatball Recipes

Spaghetti’s sidekick takes center stage in these delicious and surprising meatball dishes. Let the good times roll.

Kid-Friendly Slow-Cooker Recipes

With these sanity-saving meals, you’re the magician and the appliance is your trusted assistant. In go the ingredients and—abracadabra!—out comes a family-friendly dinner.

4 Easy Kid-Friendly Recipes

Simple, 20-minute versions of your family's favorite dishes.

Dinner Makeover: Cooking for Picky Eaters in a Tiny Kitchen

Brook Easton's 14-by-3 foot kitchen (and her sons' similarly-stunted palates) can make dinnertime a challenge. Real Simple offers solutions to both issues.

10 Best Spaghetti Recipes

Yes, marinara is nice. But may we recommend bacon and escarole? These dishes put something new (and noteworthy) on top of spaghetti.

15 Tasty Barbecue Recipes

Make grilling more thrilling (for you and your guests) with three satisfying party menus centered on surf, turf, or even vegetables.

10 Recipe Ideas for Rotisserie Chicken

Create delicious dinners featuring this versatile supermarket all-star.


Quick Meals

6 Ingenious Shortcut Meals

Ready-made supermarket staples are the keys to fast and delicious dishes.

The Fastest Way to Seed a Pomegranate

Instead of buying the packaged seeds, which are more expensive and less fresh, try this three-step method for the whole fruit. Enjoy the seeds in salads, dips, or cocktails.

20 Make-Ahead Family Recipes

Feeling the dinner crunch? Turn to these make-ahead and freezer-friendly recipes to get a delicious meal on the table in no time.