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...

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...

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