Why You Should Be Putting Lemonade In Your Coffee

Upgrade your pick-me-up with one simple ingredient.

5 Boozy Ice Pops That Will Get You Buzzed

Fun frozen cocktails-on-a-stick make a playful addition to any summer party or Saturday afternoon. These five delicious versions are easy to make—and even easier to devour.



Easy Summer Picnic Ideas

Four fast, delicious meal plans for fireworks-watching, beach gatherings, or concerts in the park.

4 Unexpected Ways to Make Your Sandwich So Much Better

A simple sauce is so much better than basic mayo or mustard. Use these recipes on your favorite sandwich or in the other ways suggested below. (Better make a double batch.) Store for up to three days in the refrigerator.

How to Build the Best Sandwich

Simplifying strategies, techniques, and tips—from the Real Simple test kitchen to yours.

3 Genius Uses for Your Tablespoon

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