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...

The Bavarians are coming

Tahoe City’s annual Oktoberfest will be held lakeside for the first time at Commons Beach. This free community event will feature beers, bratwursts, traditional...

Gardening in the High Sierra

“April showers bring May flowers,” is the saying. People in the Tahoe Sierra, however, know that the weather up here is a different. A...

Shall I Pour?

Tahoe Heritage Foundation offers Tea and Scones at Tallac Historic Site in South Lake Tahoe on Aug. 24 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Experience...

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...

Salsa Momma opens Alpine Meadows Market

Whether it’s spicy or mild; red, green or orange; made with fruit or with veggies, salsa is one the best vehicles for tamales, burritos,...

Rustic simplicity on the menu at Thunderbird

Sitting in a stone gazebo perched over the emerald waters of Lake Tahoe, we sit and talk and watch kayakers and the Sierra clouds...

Cheesemaking with a Cheesemonger

Downtown Truckee is bustling with people shopping, eating and enjoying the sunshine. Inside Restaurant Trokay owner Nyna Weatherson is busy stirring a pot of...

Romano releases new book

Farmer and author Gary Romano has released his third book, “27 Shades of Green: The True Colors of an American Small Farmer.” Third generation...

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...