Ice Cream in the Park

July is “Parks Make Life Better” Month. Celebrate, get out and enjoy nature at North Tahoe Regional Park in Tahoe Vista, which offers Wednesday...

Foraging for pine nuts

What do chipmunks, squirrels and humans have in common in the fall? We are all getting ready for winter and we have a mutual...

Huevos Rancheros

When I wrote the recipe for Fruit Salsa in the last edition (available at TheTahoeWeekly.com), I mentioned using it for lunch and dinner items,...

Roux

I was recently talking to some co-workers who wanted to know a little about roux. So, here’s some insight on what roux is used...

Invasive species invade dinner plates

I love seafood, particularly shellfish, but living in the mountains makes accessing fresh-caught creatures of the sea somewhat difficult. Although fresh seafood is readily...

Art, Wine and Music Festival

The Village at Squaw Valley celebrates the 18th annual Art, Wine and Music Festival on July 13 and 14 from 11 a.m. to 5...

Mackinaw Trout

As many of you might know from past articles or from knowing me, I am an avid fisherman. This summer, the way my schedule...

Cooking Kokanee Salmon

I received quite a few comments on the barbecue sauce this past week, so I need to clarify a few things. First, it is a...

Roco coming to Truckee

Roco will be opening in the former Marg’s location (which closed on April 21), featuring cuisine traditionally inspired by Mexican and Japanese food, with...

Wedding Wines

If you have lived in Tahoe a while or visit here regularly, you probably realize there are more than four seasons. In addition to...