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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Sugar Cookies

by Chef David "Smitty" Smith · I knew that this article is for the Christmas edition, so I wanted to write about some kind of...

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...

Avocado Appetizers

It happened again. I had this week’s article all set. I thought since it was the holidays and there will be so many turkeys...

Twice Baked Potatoes

After warming your insides with a hot chocolate last week, I thought it would be appropriate to keep the home-style comfort theme going for...

Roast Stuffed Pork Loin

Snow, snow and more snow was the order of the new year. It seems like it was a long time coming, but we were...

Cranberry Sauce

Another holiday is here and with it comes all that work to make your holiday meal a success. Yes, trust me, I know how...

Selecting the best knife

By Chef David “Smitty” Smith ·  Selecting a knife Cleaver | Designed for breaking down meats Serrated | Ideal for breads & cakes Slicer | Allows for cleaner...

Milk Shakes

  Ah, the milk shake: perhaps the most quintessential summer drink there is. The milk shake is definitely not a thirst quencher. What it is,...

Christmas Dinner Secrets

It is officially the holiday season. Everywhere I went in the last month there have been signs — lots and lots of signs. The...

Marinade for steak

By Chef David “Smitty” Smith  ·   Before I say anything, I have to ask you a question. Have you ever had a déjà vu? I’m...