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Chef Smitty

Chef Smitty
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.

Baked Freshwater Bass

Lake Tahoe and the Truckee River have been well known for great trout fishing since they were first discovered in the mid-1840s. In the...

Barbecuing Chicken Legs and Thighs

At the top of the list during barbecue season are the hamburger and hot dog. These two items make up a huge amount of...

The Quick and Easy Napoleon

During my years in Stowe, Vt., the late chef Dietmar Heiss, his wife Trudy and son Andreas were my family away from home. Heiss was...

Blackened Swordfish with Fruit Salsa

This week, I want to stay on the spicy side and thought I would go with something blackened, There many ways to prepare swordfish,...

Croquet Potatoes

This article is dedicated to Steve K., who has gone out of his way on a number of occasions over the years to assure...

Chicken Kiev

I do love veggies, but no one will ever be able to mistake me for a vegetarian. I love meat — all kinds of...

Roast Duck with Blueberry Watermelon Sauce

Roast duck is one of those dinner items that will rarely make it to the dining room table. Duck is a dish that is enjoyed...

Bean Salad

I was sitting at work recently and asked if anyone had any requests for a recipe. Two people at different times asked for a...

Shrimp & Scallop Kabobs

Do you ever wonder where the names of things come from and how they came about? Did you ever hear that you are not...

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...


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