Battle of the Chefs at Autumn Food & Wine

Chef Will Burns’ culinary fusion combines his French-trained background with his love of California cuisine. As the executive chef at Moody’s Bistro, Bar &...

The Soule of cooking

Surrounded by beautiful gardens and landscaping, a quaint log cabin built in the early 1930s is tucked away on a side street in Kings...

The wonders of watermelon

Do you remember sitting outdoors on a hot August day with a big chunk of watermelon, the juices dripping down your forearms, spitting out...

Homemade Ice Cream, Truckee style

It’s one of those intense, sweltering days and the need to cool off is paramount. The remedy? A crunchy sugar cone filled with rich,...

CSA brings the farm to the mountains

Community supported agriculture, or CSA, and has become a popular way for people to buy local and seasonal food directly from a farmer. Typically,...

Gazpacho | A Cool Soup for Summer

It’s summertime and chilled soup is on the menu. A cool bowl of refreshing gazpacho is a delicious way to beat the heat and...

Summer pesto with a twist

When it comes to pesto, most people think of the fresh basil and garlic blended with olive oil, pine nuts and Parmesan cheese served...

Explore the farmers’ market

I recently drove to Commons Beach for the Tahoe City Farmers’ Market in search of the more unique items offered locally. I was among...

Bounty of dandelions

Many homeowners generally frown upon the forsaken dandelion but this wildflower has a number of virtues. They are both edible and medicinal. Considered a...

Tahoe Farmers’ Markets open

Regional farmers’ markets are opening for the summer with Tahoe City leading the pack, opening the first market of the season on the shores...