Food & Drink

8 Beyond-Basic Bottle Openers

Pop open your holiday beverage with one of these tools that are pretty enough to leave on display.

10 Store-Bought Thanksgiving Shortcuts Real Simple Staffers Swear By

We get by with a little help from these grocery store finds. 

6 Affordable Wines for Autumn Entertaining

Keep everyone's glasses filled—and some money in your wallet.

DIY Lattes

As long as you have a good drip coffeemaker, you can make these frothy, steaming drinks in five minutes.

8 Scary Easy Halloween Cupcake Toppers

Upgrade store-bought cupcakes with creative toppings that are easy enough for even a novice baker to execute.

6 Tailgating Essentials

Kick off the season with these winning provisions and gadgets.

The New Superfood You Need to Know About

Even veggies have their 15 minutes of fame.

6 Warm Weather Cocktail Accessories

These fun picks are all the excuse you need to host an al fresco fete this summer.

6 Irresistible Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo

Get in the festive spirit with these delicious, Mexican-inspired drinks to fuel your fiesta.

The Expert's Guide to Buying (and Ordering) Wine

With your newfound knowledge, people will think you're a sommelier. 

Here's Why You Love Spaghetti and Meatballs So Much

Or mashed potatoes, or mac and cheese, or chicken noodle soup.

5 Classic Cocktail Recipes Everyone Should Know

How to mix up a batch of manhattans, martinis, and more.