Cookware & Bakeware

How to Purge Plastic From Your Kitchen

Whether or not your plastic containers are BPA-free, some research suggests that they might still contain harmful chemicals. Want to go plastic-free at home? Here are six genius swaps to make it happen.

6 Winter Soup Essentials

Cozy up to a bowl of steaming soup with these helpful picks. All you have to add is your favorite recipe!

7 Stylish Cast Iron Kitchen Staples

Serious cooks know that great cast iron cookware lasts forever—and never goes out of style. And with more affordable and well-designed options on the market than ever before, from both historic brands and exciting new makers, there’s never been a better time to add some heavy metal to your kitchen collection.

9 Brilliant and Beautiful Finds

Form meets function in this roundup of clever finds.

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.

How to Use a Pressure Cooker

Exploding pressure cookers are a thing of the past; today’s pressure cookers are a safe, efficient way to cook meals in minutes.

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.

Benice’s 6 Favorite Ideas of 2012

Our staff highlights RealSimple.com’s best ideas of 2012. Here, Producer Benice Atufunwa shares her picks.