What Is a Jelly Roll Pan?

Learn the difference between a baking sheet and a jelly roll pan, once and for all.

How to Use Kitchen Accessories

Make the most of your kitchen utensils with these tips and tricks for zesting citrus, opening wine, measuring ingredients, and more.

Erin’s 6 Favorite Ideas of 2012

Our staff highlights, what they deem, RealSimple.com’s best ideas of 2012. Here, Producer Erin Henry shares her picks.

12 Essential Holiday Cookie Decorating Supplies

The Real Simple food department cut, sprinkled, and piped its way through 125 decorating products. These 12 were the sweetest.

6 Unique Kitchen Gadgets

Simplify everyday cooking tasks with these innovative tools.

The Best Cupcake Supplies and Treats

Must-have tools and decorations for the cutest cupcakes.

6 Easy Cookie Packaging Ideas

Try these pretty presentations to turn ordinary cookies into gorgeous giftables for the holidays.

The Ultimate Baking Equipment for Holiday Cookies

These six items guarantee sweet results. Pass the milk.

Dinner Makeover: I Need to Learn How to Cook

Newlywed Ashley Bush is an absolute beginner in the kitchen. Join her as she learns how to cook, thanks to an arsenal of easy-to-follow recipes from the Real Simple food department.

Cake Baking and Decorating Supplies Checklist

With the right tools, creating a beautiful and professional-looking dessert is a piece of, well, cake.

6 Tips for Flawless Cakes

Try these foolproof techniques, brought to you from the Real Simple test kitchen.

11 Best Baking Tools for the Holidays

You can’t whip up a figgy pudding—or any other holiday confection—without top-notch tools. These 11 hit the sweet spot.