42.8 F
Tahoe City, CA
Thursday, September 21, 2017

No-Cost Steps to Better Wine

After decades as a sommelier, wine educator and just a guy enjoying wine with others, I can confidently say budget is not the main...

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,...

The Soule of cooking

Surrounded by beautiful gardens and landscaping, a quaint log cabin built in the early 1930s is tucked away on a side street in Kings...

Picking wines by the astrology wheel

The title, a spin on a cheesy pickup line from the 1970s, is our theme: connecting the common characteristics of people’s astrological signs with...

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...

The wonders of watermelon

Do you remember sitting outdoors on a hot August day with a big chunk of watermelon, the juices dripping down your forearms, spitting out...

The pros & cons of oak barrels

Although oak barrels have been used for centuries, there is not a more controversial or misunderstood practice in the world of wine. In the...

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...

Homemade Ice Cream, Truckee style

It’s one of those intense, sweltering days and the need to cool off is paramount. The remedy? A crunchy sugar cone filled with rich,...

Impacts of weather on wine

Ever wonder why Napa makes great Cabernet and Russian River makes great Pinot and California’s Central Valley does not? One of the main factors...

Weather

Tahoe City, CA
light rain
42.8 ° F
48.2 °
35.6 °
93%
1.6mph
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