John Mora

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This Garlicky Chicken with Mozzarella Is a Dinner Dream

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites.<p>…

These Crockpot Carnitas Will Take Your Taco Tuesday To The Next Level

Step 1<p>If you bought your pork butt whole, cut it off the bone and remove most of the fat cap (you want some fat, but the fat marbled within the meat …

Everything You Need to Know About Herb Gardens

Herb gardens are happy places. “Much virtue in herbs, little in men,” observed Ben Franklin in <i>Poor Richard’s Almanack.</i> Whether or not one shares his …

Make This Easy, Comforting Pancetta Pasta for Dinner Tonight!

Whether I’m camping or cozying up indoors for the evening, this pancetta pasta recipe from famed Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis enters my dinner rotation on the regular. My best friend of 27 years introduced me to the recipe many years ago on a brisk, foggy night in San Francisco. Our hands …

Barbecue Bloody Mary

<i>Recipe from Southern Living</i><p>Make a Barbecue Bloody Mary with a homemade barbecue rub that doubles as a spicy rim and cocktail seasoning. Fried pork …

Dutch Oven Pinto Beans (Refried Beans) Recipe

This recipe for Refried Beans (<b>frijoles refritos</b> or simply <b>frijoles</b> in Spanish<i>)</i> includes instructions on cooking the pinto beans from scratch in a …

22 Recipes Meant For Anyone Obsessed With Garlic

If you believe that garlic makes anything savoury better, these recipes are for you. None of these pastas, soups, or main courses skimp on the garlic …

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How to Make Chicken Tenders That Are Also Mozzarella Sticks (Yes, You Read That Right)

Two of your favorite bar snacks have finally come together as one.<p>With this food hack, we stuff chicken tenders with mozzarella string cheese, coat …

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These Garlic Parmesan Sweet Potatoes Go with Everything

Garlicky Parmesan Sweet Potatoes<p>Serves 4 to 6<p>3 medium sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds total), cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes <br>2 tablespoons olive oil <br>1/2 …

Sweet Potato Cakes

recipe<p>Sweet Potato Cakes<p>Serves: 8<p>Hands On Time: 10 minutes<p>Total Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes<p>Ingredients<p>2 large sweet potatoes, peeled <br>2/3 cup …

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How to Pack a Carry-On — The Right Way

Before a vacation, the thought of packing looms dark and dense overhead. It’s a chore undertaken with the knowledge that something is bound to be …

Saganaki: Pan-Seared Greek Cheese Recipe

Considering how delicious it is<i>, saganaki</i> is a surprisingly simple Greek recipe, at least in its basic form. There are many variations out there, but …

Quick Tip: How to ‘Open’ a Lazy Eye in Photoshop

They say the devil (or is it God?) is in the details, and this quick Photoshop tip from portrait photographer Bill Larkin is all about making sure …

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Picadillo Is the Champion of Grain Bowls (& Weeknight Dinners)

<i>For more on how to master meal planning, check out A New Way to Dinner, a playbook for stressless weeknight dinners. Get your copy here.</i><p>Picadillo is a jazzed up ground meat mixture common in many Latin American cuisines. In Mexico, where half of me is from, it’s made from beef or pork and often …

The sort-of Rum Diaries, 2017: Post-Castro Cuba is a crumbling gem with touches of modernity | Salon.com

The sort-of Rum Diaries, 2017: Post-Castro Cuba is a crumbling gem with touches of modernity<p>Post-Castro Cuba is exhausting, crumbling, and lovely; as American tourism boom begins, infrastructure pushes limit<p>Alli Joseph<p>January 15, 2017 1:00pm (UTC)<p>There are no seat belts, and the speed limit is 70 …

This Slow-Cooker Chicken Might Be the Easiest Dinner Ever

If you have a slow cooker and about five minutes of time to spare for prep work, this simple dinner of Italian-seasoned chicken and potatoes can be …

Photoshop for Beginners

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>Today at GeekDad Academy we’re featuring Photoshop for Beginners. As the name implies, this course of 93 lectures is geared for …

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How To Turn Your Smartphone Into Photoshop

You don’t necessarily need Photoshop or a desktop computer to employ eye-catching photo editing techniques. You just need your regular smartphone and …

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Create Artistic Multiple Exposures in Photoshop

<i>Practical Photography is the world’s best magazine for photographers who want to improve their camera skills. Whether you’re an absolute beginner,</i> …

Our 10 Most-Loved Contest-Winning Recipes

You enter your recipes into our contests because you love them, make them often, are proud of them, and/or you just need to share them with the world.<p>And thank goodness that you do—because <b>so many of those recipes that go on to win contests become some of our favorites, too</b>. In fact, many of our …

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10 Simple Household Repairs Every Frugal Person Should Master

Whether you're a homeowner or a renter, sooner or later, something is going to break. And when that time comes, you'll have two options: fix it …

How to Turn a Photo Into a Painting with Photoshop

I recently had the absolute pleasure of meeting and shooting with Mackenzie Johnson! Today I’m going to share how I turned my portrait of her into a …

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11 Ways to Get Creative with Pesto

<i>Just in time for the changing season, full of winter's hardy greens as well as the first herbs and soft lettuces of spring, we're bringing back this green-flecked roundup and updating it with a few of our newest favorite recipes.</i><p>Pesto should be your best friend for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It …

Make America's Best Tomato Sauce

If you want sauce done right, think outside the jar.<p>If you’re buying jarred tomato sauce because it’s more convenient than making the real stuff, stop. With the right recipe, you don’t need a long list of ingredients or an entire afternoon of free time. This recipe, borrowed from Patsy’s Italian …

Repairing Old Photos in Photoshop

Howard Pinsky, an Adobe Community Professional, is an online educator providing content for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. His work can be seen on …

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Ina Garten's Balsamic Roasted Beef Recipe

Ina flavors this easy roasted beef filet with Dijon mustard and aged balsamic vinegar. It's one of the many scrumptious recipes from her newest cookbook, How Easy Is That?<p><b>Serves 5 to 6</b><p>"My friend Brent Newsom is the best caterer in the Hamptons — which is saying something! He makes a dish like this …