Food Shopping & Storing

Learn how to shop for and store your food the right way with our tips and tricks. Find great storage containers for your leftovers or prepped meals, discover different types of pasta, learn how to pick fresh produce, and understand meal subscriptions, all with the guides right here. You’ll never shop at Trader Joe’s or judge your refrigerator temperature the same way again.

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Miracle Whip vs. Mayonnaise

Ever since Kraft Miracle Whip made its debut in 1933 at the Chicago World’s Fair, it has been labeled a “dressing” rather than a mayonnaise. Although it looks like mayo, it actually isn’t. Here’s why.

How to Pick a Cantaloupe (Plus How to Use One)

The juicy melon has more to offer than just rounding out a fruit salad. Learn how to pick a good cantaloupe—plus tips for storing one, using one, and more.

The Best Sausage Brands

Real Simple staffers sampled 151 juicy links. Here are the best of the wurst.

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