Beef Satay

Last week, I talked about trying to decide what to make and thinking about what region of the world happens to be sparking your...

Healing foods for cold season

It may start with a scratchy, inflamed sensation in the back of your throat or an achy feeling all over, extreme exhaustion or a...

Siblings take 1st place in Cookie Contest

Incline Village, Nev., siblings Sequoia and Reeve Denton took First Place in the Tahoe Weekly’s 5th Annual Christmas Cookie & Holiday Treats contest. Entries were...

Roast Duck with Blueberry Watermelon Sauce

Roast duck is one of those dinner items that will rarely make it to the dining room table. Duck is a dish that is enjoyed...

Enjoy summer’s bounty of tomatoes

By Chef David “Smitty” Smith · Caprese Salad Fresh tomatoes of your choice Fresh mozzarella Basil, chopped Extra virgin olive oil Layer a few different types of tomatoes with 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...

Barbecuing Chicken Legs and Thighs

At the top of the list during barbecue season are the hamburger and hot dog. These two items make up a huge amount of...

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...

Breakfast Sandwich

Good morning and welcome to another episode of Stir it Up. OK, so I know that this is an article and episode might be...

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...