Mini Cheesecakes

They say this is the time of year for miracles between Christmas and the New Year. Every Christmas show that comes on is about...

Sausage Stuffing

One down, one to go. Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, there is one more big meal that stands between now and next year....

Beef Rouladen

I had been getting as much hiking in as possible before the snow started. And, I hadn’t really wanted to do much cooking after...

Helpful Kitchen Tips

In every article throughout the year, I include a recipe. This article is an exception. I am constantly asked for a certain soup recipe,...

Pot Roast

I went to make an easy supper the other day. I was pretty hungry because I hadn’t been able to make anything elaborate because...

Chocolate Blueberry Cake

I have a recipe for you, and it is one that was requested by my boss. It all started a couple of months ago...

Grilled Tomato and Cheese Sandwich

You could be wondering: “Why is Smitty giving us such a simple recipe as grilled tomato and cheese?” After all, besides Kraft macaroni and...

Mushrooms Stuffed Two Ways

Stuffed mushrooms are one of those appetizers that are about as versatile as you can get. The numbers of different fillings are endless. The...

Lemon Honey Chicken

I once prepared the food for friends of mine who were married at Sand Harbor. The wedding, as with most events, went off without...

Cheese Steak Sub

I was sitting at Truckee’s Blue Coyote Bar & Grill having a beer with a bunch of friends; some decided to order food. We...