The creative cooler | What’s on your festival menu?

Summer is in full tilt and festival season is rocking. What’s a girl to eat? There are plenty of ways to slice up your festival...

Shrimp & Scallop Kabobs

Do you ever wonder where the names of things come from and how they came about? Did you ever hear that you are not...

Gems at Culinary Grand Tasting

One of the wonderful things about the Culinary Grand Tasting at Northstar, part of the annual Lake Tahoe Autumn Food and Wine Festival, is...

Farm Shop open for winter

Tahoe Food Hub’s Farm Shop has reopened for winter on Wednesdays through Fridays from noon to 7 p.m. Choose from seasonal fruits and veggies as...

Ribs: Finger-Licking Good

Are you a lover of ribs? Do you prefer pork or beef ? What makes a rib juicy and delicious? The chef who masters...

Truckee Rotary Crab & Pasta Feed

The 26th annual Chris Matthew Crab & Pasta Feed is on March 23 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Truckee Community Recreation Center. This...

Cooking Ribs

The rib recipe experiment last week on Chinese Spare Ribs was pretty awesome. I would like to say that I’m totally ribbed out and...

Snail & Colbert butters

Butters can make a great addition to any meal, especially when served with grilled or poached salmon. Rub Colbert or Snail butter over the...

Shish Kabobs for the Grill

  There is so much that can be done on a grill, it is often hard to choose what to cook. Kabobs are a great...

A New York State of Wine, Part I

In the 1970s, when Frank Sinatra sang, “Start spreadin’ the news,” he sure wasn’t touting New York wines. Now, we are spreadin’ the news...