It’s National Margarita Day: Where to Get the Best Margaritas

We polled Real Simple readers for where they go when they need a margarita fix. Here, we reveal the best restaurants and bars for margaritas, from Maine to Arizona.

This Aligot Recipe Is the Only Way I’ll Make Cheesy Mashed Potatoes From Now On

Aligot, the French way to make cheesy mashed potatoes, is genius and not for the faint of heart.

What’s the Difference Between Tequila and Mezcal?

Both are made from agave, but the differences are huge.

Manhattan and New England Clam Chowder: What’s the Difference?

The two most popular types of chowders, Manhattan clam chowder and New England clam chowder, are visually different and have historic beef between them. Here’s how to tell the difference



How to Make Olive Garden’s New Pizza Bowl at Home

Olive Garden's Meatball Pizza Bowls have excited pizza-lovers everywhere. But what if we told you you could make a pizza bowl yourself—minus the stomachache? Our miniature version is even tastier than the original, and will be out of the oven in 15 minutes.

KFC Issues Cheeky Apology for Widespread Chicken Shortage

When KFC locations across the UK were closed due to a chicken shortage, the fast food chain found a way to laugh it off.

I Made the Fluffiest Banana Bread Thanks to This Extra Step

This National Banana Bread Day (February 23), use this one technique to yield a fluffier and lighter bread, making it completely irresistible.

Pistachio Day: Why Are Pistachios Green? And Other Fun Facts

Ever wondered why pistachios are green? If pistachios are fattening? If they're gluten free? In honor of Pistachio Day, we answer all your most pressing pistachio questions.