About: Art Rodriguez
Recent Posts by Art Rodriguez
Saturday's sun scorched down on us as we waited for our bus at Union Station. Destination? Rancho Cucamonga. Yes, that same hillside where a wild fire scorched thousands of acres just a week earlier. We didn't know what to expect. Was the air going...Read more
I had been reading about local chefs and restaurants serving fruit-infused tequilas and mescals and immediately started to think about how I can use that flavor in a dessert. That was the inspiration for this Tequila Roasted Mango Fool Dessert. A fruit fool (or...Read more
California pepper fig salsa spears. Quinoa salad with roasted cauliflower and figs. Mission figs sausage sliders. Grilled cheese with fig-onion jam. Griddled fig and prosciutto. Filet mignon with spiced fig Not Ketchup. Lamb daube with orange zest and California Figs. Hot damn!
Hot off the presses, our friends at Melissa's Produce have once again rocked the recipe world with a new cookbook devoted to one of our favorite ingredients: peppers. We went to the book launch of The Great Pepper Cookbook and sampled their spicy bites...Read more
Due to our warmer than normal California spring weather, it is crazy and unfathomable to picture anyone standing over their stove making soup. However, there are parts of the country that are still under a blanket of snow or in the midst of a...Read more
It is breakfast time in my kitchen and this Enfrijolada recipe is definitely one of my top three quick breakfast dishes. What is an "enfrijolada?" It's a beans and tortilla dish. Yep, that simple. Enfrijoladas were an essential part of farmhand living in Mexico. This...Read more
With Stephen gone for an entire week in Miami attending the Hispanicize conference (I’m not bitter), I found myself eating crap. Without my other half to eat with/cook for/to cook for me, I found myself at three fast food joints in a single day,...Read more
Coming from Colorado, I have yet to explore all of Southern California. So, when I heard about the 2nd Annual Knott’s Berry Bloom, the kid in me jumped for joy. And, it sounds like it could be a perfect foodie family kind of day, especially with an...Read more
Recent Comments by Art Rodriguez
- January 14, 2016 on Calabaza en Tacha Stuffed Pork Loin: A New Thanksgiving Recipe
- January 7, 2016 on ROSCA DE REYES: Perfect Sweet Bread to Celebrate Dia de los Reyes
- December 21, 2015 on What’s Perfect for LA’s Stormy Weather? Albóndigas Soup!
- December 4, 2015 on Mexican Picadillo Recipe
- November 24, 2015 on Quick and Easy Steak Picado — A Favorite Comfort Food