Jambalaya

When you come right down to it, jambalaya is a dish that is good any time of year. Let’s face it, if you were...

Potatoes Au Gratin

When you read a menu, you normally look at the entrées first, not the side dishes. A lot of times, the sides aren’t even...

Sip & shop

Come sip and shop at the Carson Mall on the second Saturday of every month from 2 to 6 p.m. in Carson City, Nev....

Valentine’s Day Dinner

Valentine’s Day is the holiday of love, meant for two: you and your significant other. Try Smitty’s recipe for Hollandaise Sauce Try Lou Phillips picks for...

Hot Chocolate: Let Me Count the Ways

Baby, it’s cold outside and the perfect time for a cup of hot chocolate. There is certain magic sitting by the fire, the wood...

Beef Stock and Demi-Glace

With today’s techniques of freezing, preserving and packaging food, the difference between store bought and homemade can be minor; sometimes it is not worth...

Pairing hors d’oeuvres with wines

Hosting a party isn’t always easy. It can be a challenge deciding what hors d'oeuvres or appetizers to serve with the perfect wine. What is...

Beef Ribs

I was walking through the Squaw Valley parking lot the other day and ran into a friend I haven’t seen in a while. We...

New Year’s Day Foods for Fortune, Luck & Longevity

It’s time to welcome in the New Year. For many people it’s an opportunity to let go of the old and welcome the new....

Both a Side Dish and an Entrée: Ratatouille

When it comes to eggplant, there are only two ways I will eat it: eggplant parmesan or ratatouille. It isn’t that I don’t like...