Recipe Collections & Favorites

This New Sparkling Water Is Giving La Croix Some Serious Competition

It just launched at Whole Foods locations nationwide.

6 Hors D’oeuvres That Start With a Cracker

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

40 Recipes for Christmas Dinner

From appetizers to desserts, recipes as special as the holiday itself.

Healthy Fish and Shrimp Recipes on MyPlate

Real Simple has teamed up with the USDA’s MyPlate, Let’s Move!, and Partnership for a Healthier America to showcase tasty recipes that are low in calories, saturated fat, and sodium. Browse through our good-for-you seafood recipes here.

New Year’s Day Brunch Menu

There’s no better way to celebrate the New Year than with a bright and flavorful brunch enjoyed with friends and family. And don’t worry: we rounded up recipes that will satisfy both the late-night partygoers (greasy potatoes and a cocktail) and the health-focused resolution makers (citrus salad, anyone?).

6 Simple, Celebratory New Year’s Eve Nibbles

These 6 appealing riffs on classic party nibbles are the perfect accompaniment to champagne cocktailsand are as simple to make as they are scrumptious.

9 Classic Holiday Cocktails Everyone Should Try

Hosting a holiday party? Or just having a festive night at home? Whip up one of these delicious drinks.

The Best Waffle Maker Buying Guide 2017

Waffles are just too delicious to relegate to brunch. For the price of a few orders of restaurant waffles you can make your own at home and customize them any way you like. If you’re considering purchasing a waffle maker our guide is your one stop shop for everything you need to know during the buying process. From machines that churn out fluffy Belgian waffles for a crowd to flip-style and mini heart-shaped waffle makers there are a wide variety of models and special features to choose from. We surveyed the market, read the reviews, and tested highly rated models available on Amazon; evaluating how evenly and quickly they cooked as well as how easy they were to use, clean, and store. Our guide will help you choose the best waffle maker for you and includes our Top Waffle Maker Picks of 2017 as well as a summary of the features that matter most.

Comfort in a Bowl

Salad weather it’s not. So come in from the cold and give one of these flavorful and filling recipes a warm welcome.