Short Ribs

Anyone who has had an injury and has had to go to physical therapy knows what it’s like. For an hour, you go through...

Mediterranean Cuisine | Perfect for picnics and parties

Think fresh, delicious and healthy. Mediterranean cuisine is rich with flavors and spices. The abundance of fresh, seasonal produce makes preparing Mediterranean dishes simple...

Foil-Wrapped Trout

A few friends were going back-country camping to fish some of the higher lakes; we ended up getting into a pretty funny conversation. I’m...

Curry Paste

My vegetarian friend told me she loves curry. Being nosy, I like to find out the reason why people are vegetarians. Don’t get me...

Shepherd’s Pie

I have had a love-hate relationship with exercise since I had my hip replaced and ongoing problems with my knee. After a hike that...

Harvest to Order launches

The non-profit Tahoe Food Hub has launched a new program, Harvest to Order (H20), for individuals and families to buy local, farm food. With...

The taste of Aloha spirit in Tahoe

Hawaii. Wild. Warm. Tropical. Snorkeling in the crystal-clear waters off the shores of the Big Island, swimming with dolphins and mantas in Kealakekua Bay,...

Cornish Hen Marinade

When I was a kid, my mom would have fancy parties for her and my dad’s friends. They were was always a huge deal...

Brown Butter

During these Dog Days of summer, I thought we’d do something simple. People seem to want to relax and not worry about anything. Directions...

Monte Cristo

While going on a walk with friends one night, we started talking about food and breakfast versus lunch; the Monte Cristo sandwich came up....