Recent Posts by Art Rodriguez

GORDITAS DE PILONCILLO

Gorditas mean “little fat ones” in Spanish, and during the holidays Santa may not be the only one who fits in that category. Calorie counting aside, gorditas are a great traditional Mexican dish that is made year round in Latino households. Cousin to...
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Brigaderios: Brazilian Chocolate Truffles for Christmas

In our home, the holidays are not complete without chocolate: mole, tamales, champurrado and plenty of chocolate desserts. Despite our arsenal of flourless chocolate cake, chocoflan, chocolate sugar cookies, chocolate biscotti, and homemade chocolate mousse, there is always room for a little more chocolate...
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Halloween Fun with Fanta Orange Sugar Cookies

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. We live on a steep (haunted?) hill, therefore trick-or-treaters tend to stay away, but we're suckers for Halloween. With a small group of friends and fiends coming to our...
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Brussels Sprouts with Mexican Chorizo

I probably would not have considered Brussels sprouts for breakfast had it not been for chorizo. Good old Mexican chorizo (beef or pork) is a sausage made with spices like garlic and paprika and of course powdered chile. While chorizo has a number of applications we...
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Pumpkin Spiced Champurrado with Ambiance Coffee

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. As always, all opinions are mine alone. This past week my cousin, Nikki came to stay with us. I wanted to make sure we were stocked with all the essentials for her. Nikki is...
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