Strawberry Blueberry Rhubarb Pie

This week found me in a conflicted fight with myself trying to decide what to make. I’m sure you have an idea of what...

The saucy side of summer barbecues

Although spring was elusive this year, it’s finally summer in Tahoe. Even with the mountain peaks still kissed with snow, the sun is shining,...

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...

Using holiday leftovers

By Chef David “Smitty”     I’m not quite sure why it is, but have you ever noticed how there are a lot of people that look...

Mrs. Smith’s Pork Chops and Rice

The best thing about having a vacuum sealer is that I can buy things in bulk, portion it out, freeze some and save lots...

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...

St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef

I read that corned beef and cabbage was the traditional dinner served in Ireland on Easter Sunday long ago. It was the first meat...

Beef Stir Fry

  Well, here we are into the end of January and things are still looking, as well as feeling, like early spring. This is the...

The Magic of Morels · Foraging for dinner

I had never had a morel mushroom when friend and artist Molly Knickerbocker mentioned she was meeting her father to forage for the elusive...

Chuck’s Chicken in Phyllo Dough

The last time I worked in Stowe, Vt., was the summer of 1997. I was passing through town saying hi to friends on the...