Muffin Tin Omelets

  By Chef David “Smitty” Smith ·      During my recent trip to the East Coast, I spent more time with my brothers and sisters since probably...

New Year’s Eve appetizers

‘Twas the night before New Year’s and all through the house, everyone was restless, yes, even the mouse. There are parties to go to that...

The science behind Chocolate Cake | Part II

By Chef David “Smitty” Smith  ·   Editor’s Note: Part I may be found at TheTahoeWeekly.com. Last week, I talked about why you need to adjust a...

Kale Breakfast Smoothie

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about bacon, eggs and greens. Since then, I have gotten a lot of questions as to...

Smoked Chicken with Sesame Noodles

A few issues ago, I used chicken thighs in the recipe for BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwich (visit TheTahoeWeekly.com for the recipe), so since I...

Butterscotch Sauce

By Chef David “Smitty” Smith ·  Do you believe in coincidences? Oops, I think I read one time that you’re not supposed to start an...

Basic soups

By Chef David “Smitty” Smith   Now that the holidays are over and we are all essentially trying to get back to a somewhat normal schedule,...

Demi glace questions answered

Hanging out with a few of my friends recently, I was asked about articles and what was coming out, as well as some recent...

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...

The Quick and Easy Napoleon

During my years in Stowe, Vt., the late chef Dietmar Heiss, his wife Trudy and son Andreas were my family away from home. Heiss was...