summer pasta salad

Summer Pasta Salads

I was recently asked if you have to use either mayonnaise or a vinaigrette when making a pasta salad. Can you make a salad...

Alpen Sierra offers single cups

Alpen Sierra Coffee Roasting recently expanded its operations and is now offering single cup coffee that are K-Cup compatible tailored for hospitality and professional...

Welsh Rarebit

By Chef David “Smitty” Smith ·  Not being able to ski this year has been a pretty tough thing for me. It is the first...

Bacon, Egg & Cheese Sandwiches

Winter, for a change from the last few years, has really been looking much more like the winters the Sierra is known for. It’s...

Green Bean Casserole

I have a question for you: How many of you make green bean casserole for one of your side dishes for holiday meals? OK,...

Genoise Sponge Cake

It has been a while since I’ve done a dessert and with all that’s gone on in Boston since the marathon, and since all...

Raspberry Pork Tenderloin

By Chef David “Smitty” Smith Two of the past three articles were breakfast recipes – Muffin Tin Omelets and Baked French Toast – designed to...

Marinades infuse flavor into meats

I thought it might be a good idea to talk about marinades this week. Sauces and glazes are easy to use as all you...

Coleslaw

I had last Thursday off and went over to the farmers; market to check out the weekly offerings. Whenever I go to a farmers’...

Carbs for cross-country skiing

  It’s always a good time to click into our cross-country skis, slip into the woods and enjoy a little peaceful solitude. Cross-country skiing is...