Avocado Appetizers

It happened again. I had this week’s article all set. I thought since it was the holidays and there will be so many turkeys...

Pan Seared Shrimp

By Chef David “Smitty” Smith “If you are making a different sauce than scampi, use the same method of searing the shrimp and at the...

Crab and Spinach Strudel

Father Time goes tick tock, tick tock — relentlessly onward. We usually only notice him twice a year: on our birthday and on New...

From Sea to Table in 24 Hours

It’s pretty exciting when unexpected food adventures occur around town. As the Food and Entertainment editor for the Tahoe Weekly and a personal chef...

French Toast

I had just taken a reservation for a boat rental over the phone the other day and both Steve and Terry asked what time...
food shopping in tahoe

4th of July in Tahoe · Avoiding the chaos of food shopping

The Fourth of July in Tahoe is an adventure in and of itself. With parades, beach time, beautiful hikes, music, outdoor concerts and plenty...

Amazing Peanut-less Peanut Sauce

Eating has come a long way since I was a kid. Not really eating per say; I mean, you still pick up a bite...

Salmon En Croûte

The fishing in the area lakes and reservoirs has been pretty awesome. The featured recipe is for salmon, but this method also may be...

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...

Lemon Mint Cashew Cheese 

Ingredients 1 C cashews, soaked for a few hours & overnight if possible (the longer they soak the creamier the cheese) ½ lemon, juiced 1 t olive...