Juan L Chavez

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7 Best Sauces for Crab Cakes

Master this seafood dish with amazing DIY sauces.<p>You don't have to be from Maryland to make restaurant-worthy crab cakes. All you need is one really …

Recipes

7 Youth-Boosting Smoothies Made With Ingredients You Already Have On Hand

Who wouldn’t want a drink that makes their skin look as bright and smooth as a real-life Instagram filter? No one, that's who! Which is why beautifying smoothies are a pretty big deal right now. But if you’ve ever come across a recipe for one, odds are you probably decided making it wasn't worth …

Nutrition

Real Nacho Cheese Sauce Recipe

"Great on any Mexican dish. I use any leftover cheese sauce to make enchiladas."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 tablespoons butter<p>1 tablespoon cornstarch<p>1/2 cup …

Recipes

World’s Finest Chocolate Cake Recipe

This chocolate cake is so rich, creamy, and very chocolatey! The perfect combination of ingredients makes this dessert as one of the finest chocolate …

Dessert

Orange Glorious I Recipe

"Refreshing on a hot day, and not bad for you! In my opinion, this beverage tastes better than the over-priced commercial version."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup …

Recipes

Peter Gordon's panna cotta with balsamic blackberries recipe

Panna cotta is one of the great gifts from the Italian pastry kitchen (along with tiramisu), and over the years I have made, and eaten, all sorts of flavours from simple vanilla through to beetroot (the latter wasn’t a good idea, I have to say).<p>When blackberries are out of season use strawberries, …

Dessert

Salt and vinegar crispy potatoes

Method<p>Heat your oven to 220˚C. Place the potatoes in a large saucepan and add the salt and vinegar, then cover with cold water. Place the saucepan …

Recipes

Flour's Famous Banana Bread

<i>Flour’s Famous Banana Bread. Hands down the best Banana bread recipe ever.</i><p>When it comes to banana bread, there is only one recipe I have come across …

Breakfast

The Best Sofrito to Use in Your Next Paella

There are a lot of reasons to keep a stash of sofrito on hand, but I'm going to focus on one. Having great sofrito means you're on the fast track to …

Cooking

This Hot Sauce Could Be Better Than Sriracha

Give harissa a try and you may end up putting it on pretty much everything<p>Watch your back, Sriracha. There’s a new condiment in the supermarket aisle and it goes by one name: harissa.<p>Harissa builds its firepower from an armory of hot peppers, garlic, and spices. Olive oil—and, in some recipes, …

Recipes

The Secret To Making The Best Watermelon Margarita

There’s no denying Southern folks love summertime. Endless pool days, delicious cookouts, and family vacations make it one of the best times of the …

Watermelon

Recipe: Foreign Cinema’s Fruit ‘Pop Tarts’

Foreign Cinema’s<p>Fruit “Pop Tarts”<p><b>Makes 4 tarts</b><p>Gayle Pire and John Clark’s ode to the classic kids’ breakfast treat is one of their Mission District restaurant’s most popular dishes. At the restaurant, they rotate the fruit filling with the seasons, but for this home version, which is adapted from …

Baking

Grilled Tequila-Lime Shrimp Recipe

"Lime and tequila-marinated shrimp grilled on skewers make an easy appetizer to enjoy all summer."<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons lime juice<p>2 tablespoons …

This Is the Secret to the Best Shrimp Boil Ever

The easy, fun, one-pot feast known as a Shrimp Boil would benefit from a more precise and descriptive name. Sure, it features fresh shrimp, but the …

Seafood

How to Make Exceptionally Tender, Fluffy Scones

The next time you think about making flaky, buttery biscuits consider trying your hand at making scones—the biscuit’s slightly sweeter …

Baking

The Super-Soft Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe Big Ma Didn’t Want Us to Find

<i>Good food is worth a thousand words—sometimes more! In My Family Recipe, a writer shares the story of a single dish they've inherited, and why it's meaningful to them.</i><p>Lerotha Guy, my Big Ma, was everything you could need in a grandmother. She was the matriarch of our bloodline. She kept her …

Dessert

A Spicy Pork Tenderloin Bowl That's So Easy You Hardly Need This Recipe

Finally, a weeknight pork tenderloin recipe we can get behind.<p>Most weeknights, recipes are banned in my kitchen. My dinner game plan is blessedly bare-bones: Take whatever vegetables are currently hanging out in my fridge, add some spicy tofu or smoked salmon, and lay the whole thing over cooked …

Cooking

Recipe: Baked Jalapeño Popper Dip — Recipes from The Kitchn

I have just one bit of advice for you when serving this warm, cheesy dip at your next potluck, and I learned this from experience: Think very …

Recipes

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

These oven-baked chickpeas are great on soups, salads, and grain bowls—or for munching on by the handful.<p>Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you …

Recipes

Grill Foil Packet Dinners That Make Cleanup A Breeze

Just in time for grilling weather.<p>Warm weather is finally here, and that means it’s time to get the grill ready for summer cookouts. As fun as …

The Secret to the Best Margarita

As the summer months creep up, our daydreams are filled with visions of barefoot days spent poolside—then retiring to the porch for cocktails and …

Spiced Shrimp with Avocado Oil Recipe

Step 2<p>Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil and half of shrimp; sauté 4 minutes or until done. Remove from pan. …

Antioxidant found to wind back the clock on blood vessel function by up to 20 years

Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new …

Medical Research

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

Easy 9x13 Cobbler Recipes That'll Make Sure Everyone Gets Seconds

Because if we're being honest, the 8x8 is never really enough.<p>Though cobblers may be seen as an easy Southern classic, it takes the perfect balance …

Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler Recipe

"I was searching for a peach cobbler recipe that reminded me of the yummy dessert I ate as a young girl in Southeast Missouri. No shortcuts here. …

Greek-Style Flounder

Great day gigging? Make a great dinner to match: fresh fish sautéed in olive oil, lemon, and oregano<p>Surprisingly enough, baklava is nearly as common as barbecue in and around Birmingham, Alabama, thanks to a wave of Greek immigrants who arrived in the early 1900s and brought the bright, sunny …

Recipes

7 Easy Dinners Fit for a Crowd From Half Baked Harvest

Cooking for the family or your group of friends can be a numbers game. When end-of-the-day hunger and your bank account are on the line, there is no …

Later, Soup—3 Nourishing Superfood Bowls That Look (and Taste) Like Spring

Superfood bowls might have gained social media attention thanks to their colorful, aesthetically pleasing allure, but there's more to this food trend …