Zinfandel | One Grape’s Journey, Part I

Zinfandel is known as America’s wine (even though it probably originated in Eastern Europe) no other country has so wholeheartedly embraced this delicious varietal....

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...

Community Soup Night is Back

Tahoe Food Hub and Slow Food Lake Tahoe bring back Community Soup Nights on Nov. 12 and 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. featuring...

Couple releases “Pow and Chow” | Plant-based cookbook for powder days

Quirky, outdoorsy illustrator Hannah Eddy and her husband Tim Eddy have been busy over the past year snowboarding, skateboarding, playing music, travelling and creating...

Austrian Wines

Do you remember the story of the farmer whose only son and co-worker had a severe fall from a horse and nearly died? This...

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...

Old Trestle to open restaurant, tasting room

Truckee will welcome Old Trestle Distillery Restaurant and Tasting Room opening in 2020. Truckee’s first spirits distillery in more than 100 years, Old Trestle...

The freshness of Vinho Verdes

Vinho Verde is both the name of a region and a wine, but not the name of a grape. The region part is simple...

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...

Tram Car Bar for Squaw

The Tram Car Bar, a restored 70’s-era Squaw Valley tram cabin, will make its home on the Olympic House deck, serving drinks as the...