Cakes & Catering

6 Party Appetizers That Start With an Olive

The bite-sized ingredient makes for irresistible salty, briny Hors d’oeuvres.

6 Hors D’oeuvres that Start With a Cracker

Look out, cheese and crackers. These recipes top you any day.

The Perfect Snack Pairing Guide for Your Gilmore Girls Marathon

Lorelai and Rory couldn’t even plan a menu this good.

The Best White Wines Under $15

Here are more than 60 still and sparkling whites, all steals, that are on store shelves now. These terrific bottles come from some of the world’s best wineries.

Italy Just Opened a Wine Fountain

We want to know: Can we get one, too?

7 Things You Should Never Do When Ordering Wine

Take a cue from our wine expert, Amy Collins, on how to be a good wine drinker in public.

There’s a New Wine on the Market and It’s a Completely Unexpected Color

If red, white, or rosé isn’t your thing, there’s a new option in wine.

DIY Cake Toppers for Every Celebration

In celebration of Real Simple’s 15th anniversary, we assembled an assortment of impressive do-it-yourself cake (and cupcake) toppers. These crafty embellishments will make any dessert look so special that party guests will probably ask where you bought them.

7 Wine and Spirits Subscriptions Worth Cheering

Point, click, and get world class drinks delivered to your doorstep.