Portuguese wines great for summer

One of my favorite summer wines are Vinho Verde wines from Portugal. This wine comes to mind when you say wines of Portuga to...

Quiche Lorraine

I had barely finished last week’s strawberry, blueberry, rhubarb pie article, when I got a request for this week’s article. I was helping a...

Delicious Alpine cuisine at La Fondue

Alpine Cheese Fondue  ·   Classic European Alpine cuisine starring fondue preparations are featured at La Fondue, a Tahoe classic that was been in business...

Tahoe Ridge Winery featured at Sugar Pine

It’s always a privilege to tour the Pine Lodge, showcase of the Hellman-Ehrman Estate at Sugar Pine Point State Park, and even more so...

Strawberry Blueberry Rhubarb Pie

This week found me in a conflicted fight with myself trying to decide what to make. I’m sure you have an idea of what...

Superb dining at Stella

Chef Jacob Burton has created a delectable menu at Stella featuring fresh, seasonal available ingredients with a flair for interesting flavor pairings. Stella offers a...

California wines shine at Wine Walk

The 8th Annual Tahoe City Wine Walk in June presented tourists and locals a chance to taste wines from regional California wine producers as...

Mrs. Smith’s Pork Chops and Rice

The best thing about having a vacuum sealer is that I can buy things in bulk, portion it out, freeze some and save lots...

Summer’s bounty

Nothing says summer like a farmers’ market. Whether you are wandering through the pine trees in Truckee, or hanging out just above the sun-drenched...

Quintessential dining — Tahoe style

Dining at Gar Woods is the well-rounded Tahoe package — beautiful views, a flavorful menu and luscious libations. My husband, Steve Caswell, most discerning...