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George Lopez and Eva Longoria Parker Partner for Padres Contra El Cáncer

On Sept. 10 Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria Parker and comedian George Lopez will team up to host the evening’s festivities at the 9th annual PADRES Contra el Cáncer fundraising gala.


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Hearts of Palm Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette

Champagne vinegar has a nice subtle flavor, but you can use any white wine vinegar here. The vinaigrette can be made up to 1 week ahead and kept in the refrigerator.


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Grilled Fish Sandwich with Chipotle Mayonnaise

You can also cook the fish in a skillet. Heat olive oil over medium-high heat and cook the fish until just browned, about 3 minutes per side. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and cook until light and flaky, about 3 minutes.


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La Floridita Sandwiches

Ham and cheese sandwiches for breakfast...or any time.


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Guava-Basted Ribs

Look for roasted red peppers (for the BBQ sauce) in the salad bar or olive bar in the surpermarket.


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Stuffed Jalapeño and Jack Burger

This recipe serves a crowd. Good enough reason to fire up the grill and mix up a giant pitcher of margaritas! Since you'll have the grill going, roast a couple of green bell peppers for people to put on their burgers. And put out the usual burger fixings: lettuce, onion, ketchup.


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Cornbread Picoso

Bake the cornbread in a baking pan or muffin tin. For an even spicier version, use chopped pickled jalapeños instead of mild green chiles.


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Mashed Plantains with Bacon

For a vegetarian side, omit the bacon and use a large onion instead of medium. Sauté it in a little olive oil. Salt the mashed plantains to replace the saltiness that would have come from the bacon.


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Cranberry Mojo

If you're using frozen cranberries, don't thaw them first. They'll be easier to chop up if they're still frozen.


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Cocido de Garbanzos

Pancetta makes a good subsitute for tocino.


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