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Chef David “Smitty” Smith

Chef David “Smitty” Smith
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Smitty is a personal chef specializing in dinner parties, cooking classes and special events. Trained under Master Chef Anton Flory at Top Notch Resort in Stowe, Vt., Smitty is known for his creative use of fresh ingredients. Smitty has been teaching skiing at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows for more than 26 years each winter, and spends his summers working for High Sierra Waterski School since 2000. Smitty has been writing his chef column for Tahoe Weekly since 2005.

Roasted Chicken

There was a set menu in my house while I was growing up. Thursday was always chicken night. I loved chicken night, but I...

Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise Sauce

When talking special breakfast, nothing hits home like Eggs Benedict. It is the filet mignon of the breakfast menu. Eggs Benedict is easy to make....

Cream Soups

The method and even the first ingredients are normally the same and only the main vegetable is substituted when making cream soup. For example,...

St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef

I read that corned beef and cabbage was the traditional dinner served in Ireland on Easter Sunday long ago. It was the first meat...

Roast Stuffed Pork Loin

Snow, snow and more snow was the order of the new year. It seems like it was a long time coming, but we were...

Stir Fry

While writing this week’s article, I wondered if I should be doing a stir fry. We are getting into the heart of the winter...

Carbohydrates for cross-country skiing

Story by Chef David “Smitty” Smith  ·   This is the time for many of us to click into our cross-country skis, slip into the...

Zwiebelrostbraten

Wow, I made it. The holidays are over and I made it through and can still use my fingers to type as they were...

New Year’s Eve appetizers

‘Twas the night before New Year’s and all through the house, everyone was restless, yes, even the mouse. There are parties to go to that...

Christmas Dinner Secrets

It is officially the holiday season. Everywhere I went in the last month there have been signs — lots and lots of signs. The...