Category Archives: Side Dish

FRIJOLES CHARROS

You'll discover there are a variety of ways Mexican cooks prepare frijoles/beans. They are a staple in my household and one of the best ways I like to prepare them are with bacon or salted pork, onions, tomatoes, garlic, and a pinch of cumin....
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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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Tropical Chipotle Cranberry Sauce

The holidays can sometimes show us just how set we are in our old ways. Believe it or not even with my culinary degree and foodie pedigree, I still crave holiday cranberry sauce that has a cylindrical imprint of a tin can. It's what I...
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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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