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The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

Chocolate-Hazelnut Eclairs With Frangelico Filling

Italians like the simple delight of finely baked pastries. From pasticiotti to cream puffs, using recipes handed down through generations and using …

Dessert

Buttermilk Chocolate Dream Cake (The Best Recipe!)

This buttermilk chocolate dream cake is so simple and easy to prepare! Rich, moist, and very delicious – if you adore chocolate like I do then this …

Baking

I Tried That Chocolate Chunk Cookie That’s All Over Your IG Feed

We may be only a few weeks into the year, but if I were the betting sort, I’d wager that we’ve already laid eyes on <i>the</i> cookie of 2018, the sweet treat that has been, and will continue to be, all over Instagram, on blogs, and in various food and lifestyle publications. The cookie I speak of is, of …

Dessert

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

Best Ever Cheesecake Cookies

Cheesecake Cookies are one of my favorite cookie recipes. They are so good!. Here’s for you the deliciously awesome Cheesecake Cookies which are so …

Everything You Ever Wanted (and Needed) to Know About The Ordinary

The Ordinary, the disruptive and jaw-droppingly affordable skincare brand, is over a year old already. Can you believe it? Industry insiders and …

Skin Care

Chile Relleno Casserole

Love chile rellenos but can't be bothered with all the prep? Try this no-fry, no-fuss casserole that delivers on all the flavors and gooeyness of …

Cooking

Cold-Weather Recipes

When the mercury dips, these cold-weather recipes--from stews, to brownies, to mac and cheese--will keep you warm and satisfied.View slideshow

Cooking

Cocktail

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Readers’ 23 All-Time Favorite Real Simple Recipes

We asked, and thousands of you answered. Here are the dishes most bookmarked, dog-eared, clipped, shared, and enjoyed—from once-a-week slow-cooker …

These Are The Recipes That Won 2017

Here's what our readers loved most this year.

Top 10 Holiday Cookies

From chocolate-mint cookies to ginger-studded sugar cookies, here are superb holiday cookies.

12 Easy Holiday Appetizers You Can Make in 10 Minutes

Between mixing drinks, putting together dinner, picking the perfect playlist, and buying all the right presents, hosting a holiday party is a lot of …

Recipe: Creamy Cheesecake Cookies

Creamy Cheesecake Cookies<p>Makes 24 cookies<p>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour <br>1/2 teaspoon baking powder <br>1/2 teaspoon baking soda <br>1/4 teaspoon salt <br>1/2 cup …

10 Common Baking Substitutes Everyone Should Know

Missing an ingredient? No problem.<p>November 21, 2017<p>As we all know, baking is a science. However, there are many different ways that you can go about …

Pumpkin Pie

The 23 Best New Books of Winter Will Have You Hibernating Over the Holidays

<i>Brenda Janowitz is the POPSUGAR books correspondent. She is the author of five novels, including The Dinner Party.</i><p>Brrr, it's getting cold out there. The holiday season is upon us and the snow will be falling soon, but don't fret. I've got just the thing for your Winter blues. I'm ready to tell you …

Dessert

Recipe: Creamy French Mustard Chicken

Skillet Creamy French Mustard Chicken<p>Serves 4<p>1 tablespoon olive oil <br>2 pounds bone-in chicken thighs<br>Kosher salt<br>Freshly ground black pepper <br>1/2 cup …

A Canadian Doctor Explains How Her Country's Single-Payer Health Care System Works

The idea of a single-payer health care system is getting some renewed attention in the United States as Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and some Democrats are advocating for it.<p>Sanders' "Medicare for All" bill was co-sponsored by 16 Democrats, including Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Elizabeth Warren, …

Glazed Condensed Milk Cookies

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 325°.<p>Step 2<p>Place butter in the bowl of a stand mixer, fitted with the paddle attachment; beat 2 to 3 minutes. Add …

Best Ever Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Brownies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>First, prepare the cream cheese batter. In a medium bowl blend together melted chocolate chips, egg, cream cheese, sugar, flour, and …

This One-Pot Ranch Chicken & Rice Is a Weeknight Win

Chicken with a side of rice and sautéed spinach sounds like a nice dinner, doesn't it? But cooking all of those elements separately can be a lot to …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Most Intense 3-Minute Ab Workout

No need to spend 20 minutes on your ab workout. These three moves are intense and target the abs so well, you'll be feeling the burn in just three …

Baked Ricotta with Lemon and Herbs

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Whisk the ricotta, lemon zest, thyme, rosemary, 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt and the red pepper flakes in a medium …

Spaghetti with Tomatoes, Black Olives, Garlic, and Feta Cheese

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a large glass or stainless-steel bowl, combine the tomatoes, olives, feta, capers, parsley, salt, and pepper.<p>Step 2<p>In a large …

Prepare to Never Leave the House Again When You See Pottery Barn's New Fall Decor

We're starting to get excited for nights at home by the TV and throwing intimate dinner parties with friends. So as you prepare for the ultimate cozy season, try upgrading your space into an indulgent environment people will love lounging in. Pottery Barn just dropped some great seasonal decor, …

Apple Pie Chips and Dip

This apple dip with pie crust chips is a deconstructed apple pie. It has all the flavor of a homemade apple pie, but with a difference: it's served …

corn chowder with chile, lime and cotija

Soup<p>8 medium/large ears corn, husks and silks removed<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 tablespoon butter<p>1 large onion, preferably Spanish, chopped fine<p>2 medium …

Recipes