Cookbook Index


These are the cookbook entries / final project of the IDS 336 Food and Culture class for Fall 2016 at California State University Dominguez Hills.


Stuffed Deviled Eggs


Big Mama’s Hot Water Corn Bread

Spam Musubi

Vegan Dirty Rice

Avgolemono Soup


Sopa Verde

Gnocci with Grandma’s Sauce

French Toast

Gumbo 1

Gumbo 2

Guatemalan Tamales 

Butter Chicken

Molé Mexicano

Chicken Mole

Lobster Street Tacos

Tacos Dorados de Papa


Fried Chicken


Cajun Chicken Macaroni and Cheese

Tostadas 1

Tostadas 2

Cuban Christmas Feast

Zuppa Toscana

Pasta with My Grandmother’s Sauce


Christmas Shoofly Pie

Milk Gelatins

Arroz Con Leche

Homemade Apple Sauce

Welcome to the IDS 330 Blog

Welcome to our IDS 330: Food and Culture blog. This is where our more formal public writing for the course will occur. You should have received an invitation to join the blog. This invitation was sent to your Toro Mail address.

As soon as possible, but by no later than midnight on Friday, November 11, follow the instructions on the posting on WordPress video (see Blackboard for video link). Your post should include your name (can be your first name only or a nickname, for privacy) something you want to be known by in the class, your major, when you plan to graduate, an image of one of your food selfies (you can have used it in Slack) and a rich, detailed description of a favorite food.

Be friendly. Respond to other people’s intros and enjoy getting to know each other.

I’ve posted my intro here to be a sample.