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,...

Fruit Salsa

Fruit Salsa is a great summertime treat and you can vary the fruits to suit your taste. Also, if you use more of one...

Antipasto Platter

I was just back on the East Coast and had to attend a few large gatherings. One of the prerequisites for any large get-together...

Gluten-Free Apple Streusel Pizza

Last week, I talked about roux; how to make it and when to use it (visit TheTahoeWeekly.com; click on Local Flavor). I do want...

Roux

I was recently talking to some co-workers who wanted to know a little about roux. So, here’s some insight on what roux is used...

Scallops

Ah, the warmth of spring. Trees start showing buds while a few plants make their first little upward thrusts as they try to reach...

Sierra Essentials seasonings | Enhancing the spice of life

I bite into a juicy, seasoned steak and savor notes of garlic, coriander and red pepper, which turn my otherwise ordinary slab of beef...

Tomato Basil Soup

Do you remember having soup as a kid? Wait, I should amend that and ask only those readers older than age 40. The reason...

Jäger Schnitzel

There have been a lot of inquiries as to how I got into cooking. Now, I do have to say, cooking wasn’t my first...

Spaetzle

Spaetzle is an Austrian side dish that will compliment my recipe for Wiener Schnitzel. I wanted to do an Austrian dish in his honor...