Blueberry Muffins

A good breakfast will set the tone of how the entire day might turn out. It can be the deciding factor whether the morning...

Chinese-style Spareribs

I had been craving ribs for a while and just happened to hit a few stores that were having a sale on baby backs....

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...

Sweet Onion Relish

I have to admit, sometimes it is hard to come up with a new recipe to write about every issue. Fortunately, I always seem...

Peach Melba

Have you ever had a weird experience in the grocery store before? Sure, I think probably everyone has at some point or other. One...

Chicken Parmesan

There is a nice thick coating of fresh snow, which is just what the doctor ordered. Now that there is some fresh powder, it’s...

Foil-Wrapped Trout

A few friends were going back-country camping to fish some of the higher lakes; we ended up getting into a pretty funny conversation. I’m...

The science behind Chocolate Cake | Part II

By Chef David “Smitty” Smith  ·   Editor’s Note: Part I may be found at TheTahoeWeekly.com. Last week, I talked about why you need to adjust a...

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...

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....