David Lopez

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French Bread Recipe

"'My husband game me a bread machine for Christmas the year we were married, and I use it about once a week,' notes Janet Vink from Geneseo, …

Ultimate Macaroni and Cheese

Ingredients<p>3 cups elbow macaroni (about 450 g)<br>• 3 tablespoons butter<br>• 3 cloves garlic minced<br>• 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme<br>• 1/3 cup all-purpose flour<br>• 4 cups …

Food

The Secret Ingredient for Better Biscuits—Nay, *All* Savory Baking

Most home cooks have a few back pocket recipes that they can rely on every time, dishes that require no more than a mere glance at the recipe. Biscuits are my go-to. I know the exact feel of the dough at every stage. I’ve memorized the ratio of flour to baking powder to milk. I can throw a batch …

Breakfast

If Running Isn't Helping You Lose Weight, Do This 30-Minute Workout Instead

I know what it's like to exercise like crazy and not get the results you're after. I ran for years and years, and it wasn't until I started CrossFit …

20 Sweet and Savory Rolled-Up Versions of Your Favorite Foods

Lasagna is good, but lasagna roll-ups are even better. The same goes for most foods that you can turn into a spiralized version — something about making a childhood favorite like grilled cheese as a rolled-up, dip-friendly version is <i>so</i> much more fun. Read on to find 20 twisty spins on your favorite …

19 Summer Salads to Serve as a Main Course

Now that summer is in gear, I'm all about salads. I'm not talking side dishes—this is the season to make whole meals out of salad. A summertime dinner salad should be light and refreshing, but also filling. Greens can fit the bill if they're bulked up with ingredients like tofu and eggs, but I find …

51 Dishes You Have To Make Before The End Of Summer

Don't give in to pumpkin spice season just yet.<p>August may be coming to an end, but there’s still plenty of time to make some magical summer food.<p>From the veggies you can still pick up at the farmer’s market ― we’re looking at you, zucchini, eggplant and basil — to the sweet summer fruits and …

Cooking

10 Speedy Back-To-School Suppers

The whirlwind of carpools, practices and homework is underway. But you don't have to resort to frozen pizza and cereal for dinner now that school is back in session. From Easy Chicken Curry to Grilled Turkey Burgers, all of these family-friendly meals can be made in under 30 minutes.<p><b>1. Broiled</b> …

From Kale To Cauliflower: 13 Standout Superfood Recipes

What makes a food super? It has to be packed with nutrients and good for your health. It also has to be delicious! From Asian Kale Slaw with Ginger Peanut Dressing to Tart & Tangy Fro-Yo, these recipes prove that eating healthy doesn't have to be boring.<p><b>1. Asian Kale Slaw with Ginger Peanut Dressing</b><p>…

13 Fried Chicken Dishes We Could Eat By the Bucket

Summer is a great time to gather your crew, tuck a napkin in your shirt and share some fun meals together -- and there's no better food to get your hands on than fried chicken. Whether it's light meat, dark meat, a wing, breast or thigh, we can't get enough of this finger-licking good treat. …

10 Lettuce-Free Salads You'll Make All Summer Long

Who says a good salad must have greens? These crowd-pleasing salads are packed with nutritious and tasty ingredients -- from fresh corn to quinoa to avocado -- and they're 100% lettuce-free. Get ready to discover your new summer staples!<p><b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey</b> …

Fancy Goat Cheese and Fig Butter Chorizo Stuffed Egg Rolls

A fancy appetizer for your fancy bougie friends.<p>We all have them. Those people in our lives that take just a little extra effort to impress. That's okay though because as adults (or wannabe adults) we know what we like and what we don't and that should be respected... no matter how high or low the …

The Best Grain Salad Recipes Will Turn Your Greens Into A Meal

It's the trick to turning your salad into a meal.<p>Salads are great. They're full of fresh produce, drizzled with delicious dressings and make you feel good about the choices you're making in life. But there's a problem. Just an hour or two after eating a salad, your stomach tends to forget you've …

Healthy Eating

38 nutrition experts tell us what they eat for breakfast

Breakfast has its own month in America, but we think the most important meal of the day should be celebrated around the world.<p>Study after study shows …

How To Make Your Oatmeal Extra Creamy

It's no secret that oatmeal is the bees knees to breakfast in this trendy health world of ours.<p>My love for oatmeal is an understatement. I adore the stuff. Probably not as much as I adore pancakes with crispy bacon and maple syrup but that's when my romantic mood strikes.<p>Oatmeal can be an everyday …

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Self-improvement

24 Valentine's Day Desserts That Are Better Than A Date

All the chocolate.<p>Unless you're one of the lucky few, Valentine's Day sucks. It either makes you feel like you're all alone (don't worry, you're not) or it convinces you that the romance from your relationship has simmered to a neutral (not true, either). The expectations of love for this one …

Dessert

Photographer Shows That Beauty Is Ageless In These Stunning Nudes

"I wanted to show women -- despite what society tells them -- that getting older only makes them stronger and more beautiful and that they should own that."<p><i>Warning: Some readers might consider a few of these images not safe for work.</i><p>Photographer Demetrius Fordham has just released a portrait series …

Beauty

17 Breezy Dip Recipes You Can Make in a Skillet

Next time you’re on party appetizer duty, don’t fret. Take a deep breath. You got this. You won’t even have to spend hours prepping or hovering over the stove. Just throw your ingredients in your trusty cast iron skillet and bake. Out comes a hot, gooey, dippable work of food art that everyone will …

18 Picnic-Perfect Sandwich Recipes

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>Now that summer has finally arrived, it's time to step outside and enjoy the warm weather. And few foods are more picnic-friendly than sandwiches—portable, easy to share, easy to eat, and totally customizable. From lobster rolls …