Category Archives: Soups/Salads

POZOLE ROJO

This Pozole Rojo, or “red” pozole, is made with pork shoulder or shanks, red chiles, and lots of hominy corn. Although in our photos, the soup looks loaded with goodness, the soup itself is quite simple with pork and hominy and a light broth....
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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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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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SPLIT PEA SOUP WITH HAM

In my quest to add more fiber to my diet, I've been looking at various dishes with legumes. I ran across an old recipe from a magazine that I had cut out YEARS AGO for Split Pea Soup with Ham. The soup's texture becomes...
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