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...

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...

Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Stuffed Figs

Here we are three-quarters of the way through August already and in the busiest time of the summer. Pretty soon all the kids will...

Caprese Salad

I have been known to give you some pretty simple recipes over the years, with some of them having few ingredients. Like roux for...

Grilled Mango Shrimp and Spinach Wrap

This was a tough one. I mean, I really had a hard time choosing whether to do the mango or the shrimp version of...

Warm Spicy Shrimp Salad

It seems pretty clear that winter is really over. OK, it’s been really over for quite a while now, but we all know there...

Strawberry Blueberry Rhubarb Pie

This week found me in a conflicted fight with myself trying to decide what to make. I’m sure you have an idea of what...

Using holiday leftovers

By Chef David “Smitty”     I’m not quite sure why it is, but have you ever noticed how there are a lot of people that look...

Chicken Marsala

Every year at this time I have to make my annual pilgrimage over to AAA to see how low I can get my auto...