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Tahoe City, CA
Friday, November 24, 2017

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...

Rib questions answered

The article on cooking ribs had only been out for a few days and I am already getting questions, mostly, on how long to...

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...

Chicken Pot Pie

There is a saying that one should never shop when hungry. Man, do I wish stores had that in big letters above all the...

Chicken Marsala

Every year at this time I have to make my annual pilgrimage over to AAA to see how low I can get my auto...

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...

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...

Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms

It’s summer time. It’s grilling season. Put those two together and you get burgers and dogs, kebobs, salmon and corn on the cob and,...

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...

Crème Fraîche

By Chef David “Smitty” Smith “Crème Fraîche is really simple to make and is, I think, even more versatile than sour cream.” In last week’s article,...