Category Archives: Appetizer

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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QUESO FUNDIDO WITH PORK SAUSAGE

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Farmland® and Latina Bloggers Connect but all opinions are all my own. When Queso Fundido comes to the table bubbling hot, my eyes open wide and my mouth begins to water. It’s my automatic response to cheese....
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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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Ancho Chile Roasted Klondike Rose®

This is a sponsored post for Klondike Brands but all opinions are my own. Fall is here, and with it comes holiday entertaining. Skip the bland potatoes and be bold with these spicy spuds.  This dish of ancho chile roasted Klondike Rose® potatoes can be made ahead of time...
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CALABACITAS: CHEESY COMFORT FOOD

Calabacitas, or “little squash” in Spanish, is a Mexican dish of cooked squash often served as a side dish, but substantial enough for a hearty vegetarian main.  The dish can be made as a casserole, but is often made as a thick, chunky vegetable...
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QUESO FRESCO

Queso fresco, or “fresh cheese” in Spanish, is a soft Mexican cheese that is traditionally made with raw goats milk or a combination of goat and cow milk. Pasteurized versions of this cheese can be found in many markets throughout the country. The flavor...
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