A Junction for Jerky

When out on a long hike around the lake, camping in Desolation Wilderness or tearing down the slopes of Tahoe’s ski resorts, it’s important...

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...

Grass Roots | Four decades of local love and well-being

How does a local businessowner remain relevant through decades of cultural, environmental and political change? By always listening to his customers, of course. “We see...

Old Trestle launches Truckee distillery in Truckee

Old Trestle Distillery brings distilling back to Truckee offering its first locally made spirit: Theory Gin. Truckee was a mecca of spirits in the...

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...

Holiday Treats Without the Sugar

My grandmother baked dozens and dozens of Christmas cookies for the holidays. Each tin had an array of home-baked yumminess. Once in her kitchen,...

Remedies from the kitchen

Is your skin dry? Is your skin breaking out? Does your tummy ache? Consider heading to the kitchen to cure what ails you or...

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...

Garden to Glass Mixology | Foraging for Flavor

The bottles of simple syrup and cocktail elixirs smell of earth and flowers and some, the smokiness of fire. Owner Michelle Stohlgren of Garden...

Pho for good

Project MANA is again teaming up with Kynbo, a local tech startup, to help fight hunger in North Lake Tahoe and Truckee through the...