74.9 F
Tahoe City, CA
Thursday, August 17, 2017

Summer pesto with a twist

When it comes to pesto, most people think of the fresh basil and garlic blended with olive oil, pine nuts and Parmesan cheese served...

Lesser-known wines with exceptional taste

One quality of all great producers and wine regions is a focus on what they can do at a high level and who they...

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...

Explore the farmers’ market

I recently drove to Commons Beach for the Tahoe City Farmers’ Market in search of the more unique items offered locally. I was among...

Mexican-American California wine producers

You don’t need to wait for Cinco de Mayo to celebrate with wines produced by Mexican-American vinters in California. The recent tasting at The...

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...

Bounty of dandelions

Many homeowners generally frown upon the forsaken dandelion but this wildflower has a number of virtues. They are both edible and medicinal. Considered a...

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Tahoe City, CA
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74.9 ° F
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