Twice Baked Potatoes

After warming your insides with a hot chocolate last week, I thought it would be appropriate to keep the home-style comfort theme going for...

Zucchini and Roasted Red Pepper Puree

There is an old saying in the mountains, “If you don’t like the weather, just wait a minute.” It is hot and muggy and...

Steaks and a Rub

Since steaks are for a special occasion, you want to be sure to get the most quality and flavor possible. First, let’s consider the...

To refrigerate or not to refrigerate

By Chef David “Smitty” Smith ·   Bananas Let ripen at room temperature Store in refrigerator to stop ripening process Peel will darken in refrigerator, but not affect taste Cut...

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...

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies win cookie contest

Gail Batavia of Carnelian Bay is the winner for The Weekly’s first Christmas Cookie Contest with her delectable Grandma Kitty’s Reeses Peanut Butter Cup...

Jambalaya

When you come right down to it, jambalaya is a dish that is good any time of year. Let’s face it, if you were...

Chocolate Ganache

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

For the love of bread

Who doesn’t love bread? Do you fancy sourdough, rye, pumpernickel, whole grain, flatbread or gluten-free bread? Whether we start our day with a piece...

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...