Ashley Rodriguez

Ashley Rodriguez is a writer and podcast producer based in Madison, Wisconsin. She hosts a podcast called Boss Barista and writes an accompanying newsletter with articles about coffee, food, and service work. You can find her newsletter at
I Tried Cleaning My Coffee-Stained Carafe with a Salt and Ice Trick — and Here’s What I Learned
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
Can a grandma-approved hack really work?
Sep 29, 2022
I Tried This British Coffee Stain Remover — And I Was Honestly Shocked by the Results
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
You don't even have to scrub.
Sep 21, 2022
The Single Best Container to Store Your Coffee Beans, According to a Former Barista
Organizing Tips from Kitchn
Don't let your beans get stale.
Sep 18, 2022
I Finally Tried This Popular All-Purpose Cleaner — And Watched It Melt Grease Away
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
It's one powerful cleaner!
Aug 30, 2022
The Simplest Way to Keep Your Messy Pantry Absolutely Clean
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
The solution is so easy.
Jul 20, 2022
3 Things You Really Need to Know About the Coffee Maker in Your Hotel Room
Tips from The Kitchn
A former barista spills the beans.
Jun 21, 2022
The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do for Your Coffee Maker
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
You should be doing it every other month at least!
May 14, 2022
The Ridiculously Easy Way to Clean Coffee Stains from White Mugs
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
You won't believe the before and after photos!
Apr 18, 2022