Recent Posts by Art Rodriguez

BAJA-STYLE BEER BATTERED FISH TACOS

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Constellation Brands. All opinions are mine alone. The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. #SummertimeCerveza #CollectiveBiasWe live only two hours away from Baja California, where...
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Outdoor Dining: Cacique Muffuletta

When it’s 95 degrees outside, it’s about 5-10 degrees hotter in our kitchen. So believe me when I say that I am deeply inspired by dining al fresco. Finding a cool spot outside in the shade, with a cold beverage, just waiting for the...
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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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