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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.

Pumpkin Pie

This pie recipe is easy to make and is as good a pumpkin pie as I have ever had. I would have said the...

Squash Tamales

This is the season for all things pumpkin. Everywhere you go, there are a ton of pumpkins around and every menu has at least...

Pumpkin Empanadas

Pumpkin season has arrived, as has the time for carving pumpkins for Halloween later this month. It’s also time to explore a variety of...

Calamari

When talking about squid as a menu item, it is normally called calamari. Calamari is quite delicious and can be prepared in a variety...

Lobster Bisque

There is nothing like a good lobster dinner to really make a fall night. It is one of those things I have to do...

Lobster dinner

Because I’m a Boston boy, I believe there is nothing like a good lobster feed. It truly wouldn’t be a complete summer if it...

Beef Wellington

I just picked up a filet pretty cheap. Usually, I will sear a serving of the filet off on the stove top and finish...

Crab Cakes

We all know that summer is the season for cookouts and that you can cook almost anything on a grill. Another thing we know...

Roasted Vegetable Pasta

Usually, when people start talking about food, I kind of sit back and...

Vinaigrette

I’m not sure how many of you noticed the list of popular ingredients in the Aug. 2...