Hot Dog Styles Across America

Almost every region boasts its own way to top this quintessential summer nosh. 

Common Cuts of Lamb

Lamb, which comes from sheep less than a year old, is a lean, tender meat with delicate flavor. It’s also a good source of protein, as well as vitamin B12, niacin, and zinc.

Guide to Leftovers and Food Storage

Learn how to make food and leftovers last longer—and find out when you should toss them.

6 Top Dogs

Hot dogs are a hassle-free food guaranteed to please kids and adults alike. You’ll relish these six top dogs.

No-Stress Gourmet Buffet

These fabulous no-fail recipes ensure that you enjoy the party, too.

5 Best Coconut Water Drinks

Thirsty? These five winning refreshers—tapped from young green coconuts—are everything they’re cracked up to be.

 

The Ribs Primer

Bone up on the most common types of cuts—and how best to prepare them.

Common Cuts of Beef

Whether you want your meat grilled, seared, or broiled, this guide will help you achieve perfect results every time.

5 Best Sausages

Real Simple staffers sampled 151 juicy links. Here are the best of the wurst.

The Best Bacon

Real Simple staffers pigged out on 58 versions of the best food on earth. These eight strips truly sizzled.