Recent Posts by Art Rodriguez

POBLANO GRILLED CHEESE, PLEASE!

Tired of boring lunches?  It can be tough finding new ways to use familiar ingredients. So you have to try this easy lunchtime Poblano grilled cheese sandwich with Oaxaca cheese and Spanish chorizo. The rajas or strips of charred Poblano peppers provides a mild...
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Creamy Plantain Soup with Cacique

In many parts of America, it's soup weather. Living in sunny Southern California, we are often spoiled with sunshine but, and we can often feel robbed of legit soup weather. With increased rain on the horizon, there is an urgent rush to dish out...
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Latino Foodie Christmas Wish List: Books

Every year hundreds of new cookbooks are unleashed on the unsuspecting public, causing mayhem with mysterious ingredients and panic attacks when you realize your bookcase has reached critical mass. So you dig your way out of last year's fads, wiping away a layer of...
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Digging the Idaho Potato Harvest 2015

Towards the end of summer, while Los Angeles was baking, I took a trip to Idaho. Yup, Idaho. The Idaho Potato Commission invited a group of bloggers and food professionals to experience the Idaho Potato Harvest firsthand. Short of driving a tractor, we got...
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