Surprising Uses for Hot Cocoa Mix

Stir up the powder in three new delicious ways.

6 Sunday Dinners―With Leftovers

Double-batch Sunday dinner, then have one less meal to cook during the week.

Fresh Ideas for Winter Fruits and Vegetables

Fresh ideas for winter vegetables and fruits.

Make-Ahead Holiday Brunch Checklist

Hosting a party between Thanksgiving and New Year’s? Take the stress out of planning with this timeline for an easy, crowd-pleasing brunch menu

7 Pieces, 10 Party Outfits

You don’t need a packed closet to get through a packed party calendar. Just a few festive items will keep you covered this holiday season and beyond.

7 Creative Ideas for Your Super Bowl Party


Host a Super Bowl party for die-hard fans―and those there just for the ads.

Etiquette Questions, Answered: Cookie Exchange Party

Real Simple's Modern Manners columnist helps you navigate holiday cookie swap etiquette.

5 Easy Weeknight Dinners

Solve the question of what to make tonight with these healthy, delicious recipes.

6 Satisfying Soups and Stews

Whether you have minutes or hours to cook, one of these hearty recipes is just right.

10 Mashed Potato Recipes

Get 10 creative recipe ideas for everyone’s favorite side dish: mashed potatoes.