Nate Berkus’s Top 5 Entertaining Tips
Interior designer Nate Berkus knows how to make a backyard bash as memorable for grown-ups as it is for the kids. Real Simple tagged along on an outdoor party he helped his longtime assistant, Kelly Engstrom, host. Try his high-style, low-effort ideas to elevate your own summer parties.
Farmer’s Market Finds: Beets
Welcome to Farmer’s Market Finds—a summer series on what to buy at the farmer’s market week to week. Every Wednesday, we’ll visit Union Square Greenmarket in New York City and choose one in-season fruit or vegetable to focus on. Then we'll share some of our favorite recipes to try out at home. This week, it’s all about beets.
11 Barbecue Appetizers You’ll Be Serving All Summer
As you season the steaks and fire up the grill, satisfy hungry guests with an assortment of savory starters. Just make sure they save room for the feast ahead—including dessert, of course.
5 Smoked Salmon Recipes for Brunch and Beyond
Though this delicacy often appears on brunch menus, it’s easy to serve smoked salmon at home—at any time of the day. From potato bites and canapes to sandwiches and salads, these smoked salmon recipes are perfect for entertaining or even a quick lunch.
6 Healthy Fish Recipes That Won’t Dirty a Single Dish
Since everything cooks together in neat paper pouches, you’ll use less fat and retain a higher level of nutrients. You know what that means: Dinners that are kind to your waistline yet still incredibly delicious.