Maria Lopez

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Copycat Recipe: Starbucks Iced Passion Tea Lemonade

I have a friend that is obsessed with Starbucks Iced Passion Tea Lemonades. She finally convinced me to stop by and try one and I have to say it was …

How to Clean your Washing Machine

So let me start with a little story about our washing machine…. about 6 months after we got our new front loader, I began to notice a not so nice …

Make A Custom Holesaw To Remove Stripped Screws

Crock Pot Chicken and Rice Casserole

Usually, I think to use my slow cooker in the winter, for a braise or stew or maybe some pulled pork. But I’m also finding it rather convenient in …

Ceviche de Mango (Mango Ceviche) From Ceviche: Peruvian Kitchen

Seafood isn't the only thing that should get the ceviche treatment. In Martin Morales's new cookbook, <i>Ceviche: Peruvian Kitchen</i>, he lets mango take center stage. The ingredient list isn't too much different from you'd see in a mango salsa, but the technique (and resulting texture) certainly is. …

How to Make Beer Can Chicken

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: It may look a little silly, but the flavor of this beer can chicken</i> …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Happy Friday! If you haven't done so already, head to the market and grab a few pints of strawberries -- you'll need them to make crisps, ice pops, and …

Avocado, Mango, and Pineapple Smoothie Recipe

Summer's the time to break out the blender for morning smoothies—the weather's hot and the fruit is ripe. Get out of your berry-and-yogurt rut with this ultra-creamy smoothie using a usually-savory ingredient: avocado.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Smooth, ripe avocado brings unparalleled texture to the …

Avocado and Lime Shrimp Cocktail

I think we’re obligated to treat ourselves to some proper summer days this season. Lazy days with sunshine, iced tea, and a cool breeze if we can get …

Oven BBQ Chicken

I can’t believe Fourth of July is almost here. I have so many questions!<p><i>WHO can believe a year has passed since the last Fourth of July? <br>WHAT in the</i> …

Maple Roast Chicken

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Paul Lowe | Sweet Paul Eat & Make | Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014<p>This maple roast chicken recipe is my …

Summer Blueberry Jam Recipe

This delicious blueberry jam made from in-season summer blueberries, sugar, and lemon juice couldn't be more simple to make. The key is to select the best berries: Namely, a mixture that includes mostly just-ripe berries with a few under-ripe berries as well.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>By selecting …