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Tahoe City, CA
Saturday, February 24, 2018

Bounty of dandelions

Many homeowners generally frown upon the forsaken dandelion but this wildflower has a number of virtues. They are both edible and medicinal. Considered a...

Baked French Toast

By Chef David “Smitty” Smith ·   Last week’s muffin tin omelets (visit TheTahoeWeekly.com for the recipe) were a big hit with a few of my...

Kitchen pranks

A lot has been said and recorded that shows chefs to be extremely temperamental, serious and even downright mean. Just watch “Kitchen Nightmares,” or...

Gourmet Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

  Last week, I talked about how I get menu ideas for this column. I will read a food article’s headline and then make up...

BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwich

Last year, I won a fire pit at a golf tournament. No, winning the pit had nothing to do with me hitting a great...

Béchamel Sauce for Macaroni & Cheese

  I was sitting in a bar one day with a bunch of my friends celebrating a 70th birthday party when the conversation turned to...

Summer Drinks

This summer has produced incredible Tahoe weather with extended periods of heat. We haven’t had the thunderstorms that rolled through regularly last July and...

Strawberry Puff Pastry Squares

During that one warm spell a few weeks ago, I was coming home from fishing with the car windows wide open when all of...

Crème Anglaise

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a three-part series on Boston Cream Pie. All three recipes are needed to make Boston Cream Pie,...

Avocado and Sweet Pepper Stuffed Chicken

  Normally, I keep things simple for myself and will bake a couple thighs for dinner, so it is good to cook for others once...