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Chef Smitty

Chef Smitty
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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.

Salmon En Croûte

The fishing in the area lakes and reservoirs has been pretty awesome. The featured recipe is for salmon, but this method also may be...

Piccata Milanese

During my first years of cooking, I worked primarily with Austrian chefs, as well as with a few German and French chefs. Unlike working...

Soda Fountain Drinks

Wow, has it been hot. It was hot enough to wear a lot of folks down. During the hottest days of the week, even...

Clams Casino & Oysters Rockefellers

Try Chef Smitty’s recipes for: Snail & Colbert butters Herb Butters Hollandaise Sauce One of the reasons I look forward to summer is the seafood....

Herb butters

  There are a lot of various herb butters you can make and you should go with the herbs and spices you like the most....

Hollandaise Sauce

Hollandaise sauce is great on veggies and fish. For dinner, you can make hollandaise sauce for the asparagus. The key is to be patient when...

Tasty Trout

One of the biggest attractions of the Lake Tahoe area is the fishing. With so many lakes, rivers and streams around, it makes sense...

Snail & Colbert butters

Butters can make a great addition to any meal, especially when served with grilled or poached salmon. Rub Colbert or Snail butter over the...

Salsa

In the last issue, I talked about guacamole and how it is not just a chip dip. I’ve had a couple of inquiries about...

Guacamole

Growing up in the Boston area was a lot of fun. We would spend all of our free time outside playing baseball, fishing, swimming,...

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