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An Introduction to French Cuisine

French cooking isn’t fancy or snobby. It’s all about layering flavors, mastering basic techniques, and savoring every bite.

How to Store and Use Fresh Herbs

You needed just one sprig but had to buy a whole package. What can you do with the leftovers?

How to Keep Towels Smelling Fresh

Real Simple answers your questions.

How to Fix Red, Puffy Eyes After Crying

You’ve let it all out. Now it’s time to pull yourself together. These expert tips will take your face from blotchy red to ready for work, whether you have 10 minutes or 10 hours.

8 Science-Backed Reasons to Read a (Real) Book

Bookworms can see some serious perks to their health and happiness. Want to really reap the benefits of reading? Reach for an old-fashioned, printed book.

How Long Does Moisturizer Stay Good?

Real Simple answers your questions.

Why Pumpkin Is a Fruit and Not a Vegetable

Learn whether pumpkins are gourds or squash—and why they’re actually a fruit and not a vegetable. Plus, learn about the health benefits. 

An 8-Point Guide to a Feng Shui House

Each spot in your home is associated with a different aspect of your life. Here’s a beginner’s guide to cultivating positive energy in every zone.

Can You Freeze Pumpkin Pie and Do You Need to Refrigerate It?

Don’t let your Thanksgiving pumpkin pie go to waste! Learn the proper way to store leftover pumpkin pie by freezing or refrigerating it.