Corn Chowder

Sometimes after skiing it is the quick and easy bowl of soup or chowder that hits the spot. Corn Chowder By Chef David Smitty Smith Another year...

Wine tasting in Carmel-by-the-Sea

Time to get away from Tahoe for a while? You might go to Carmel-by-the-Sea on California’s Monterey Peninsula where everyone is proud of the...

Chicken Burritos

Over the last few articles, I’ve talked about herbs and spices and some of the thoughts behind their usage. Now, let’s put some of...

Pairing wines with pizza

With all the outdoor work to do at this time of year, I don’t always feel like cooking on weekends. But I can always...

Seasoning and flavoring spices

In the articles about herbs, I said as a general rule that you want to only use one or two herbs per recipe so...

Tastes: Homestyle European

  Unique dining experience at Ernie’s International Pastries Just around the corner in Country Club Mall, lies a unique dining experience at Ernie’s International Pastries. From...

Wine Time: Atlantis Casino hosts incredible winemaker dinners

“Atlantis Casino offers winemaker dinners every month at either Bistro Napa or the Steakhouse. One word: Go.” By Barbara Keck The Spirited Dining series offered by...

Broccoli Soup

“Salt will add, enhance or bring out more flavor in food than anything else you can add. Try a tiny sprinkle on a piece...

Crest Café offers upscale café menu

The casual, friendly atmosphere at Crest Café that is often filled with locals for lunch, breakfast and afternoon coffee and cookie breaks, is the...

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies win cookie contest

Gail Batavia of Carnelian Bay is the winner for The Weekly’s first Christmas Cookie Contest with her delectable Grandma Kitty’s Reeses Peanut Butter Cup...