Ashley Rodriguez
A warm space to gather for food, recipes, inspiration and growth.
Created 14 Sep 2021
  • Pecan Apple Tart with Bourbon Toffee Sauce
    19 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 3 0
    She’s a stunner isn’t she? Those blushed tipped apples pirouetting into a bouquet of roses. It’s the sort of dessert that elicits ohhhhs and awwwws before the first bite hits the tongue. But I need to...
  • Creating a Thanksgiving Menu
    12 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 4 13
    We’re just under two weeks away from the big day. Which means it’s time to plan our menus. Creating a menu for a special meal is one of my favorite tasks. Particularly for Thanksgiving as I find that ...
  • Wild Mushroom and Pumpkin Ragù
    30 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 4 5
    Mushrooms Mary Oliver Rain, and then the cool pursed lips of the wind draw them out of the ground - red and yellow skulls pummeling upward through leaves, through grasses, through sand; astonishing in...
  • Salted Rose Shortbread
    22 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 7 2
    First of all I just wanted to give a very warm thank you for your enthusiasm for this space. I feel the love of every new sign up, every like, comment, and question. It is an absolute honor to share s...
  • Sourdough Apple Donuts with Salted Brown Butter Glaze
    15 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 11 7
    I have a confession to make. I have killed….. so many sourdough starters. So. Many. There was the one I created when Gabe and I were first married. The amount of care I put into that jar of flour and ...
  • Becoming a Mushroom Hunter
    06 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 8 10
    On my first mushroom hunting foray I thought my guides were joking when they threatened to blindfold me. While they didn’t go so far as to actually cover my eyes I did have to swear to keep our locati...
  • Welcome to Fireside.
    29 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 47 31
    Welcome to Fireside. My new, cozy corner on the internet. I’ve been rolling around the idea of this newsletter in my head for months now but I haven’t wanted to rush into anything without giving it so...
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