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Friday, February 23, 2024

Tahoe’s food shopping dilemma: Quality, convenience & prices

I recently ran into a local store to purchase organic chard. The leafy greens were limp, a clear sign that the vegetables were past...

Clever condiments for every meal

The medium rare burger is plated, served on a brioche bun, lettuce, tomato, maybe a pickle and possibly accompanied by a side of fries....

Tahoe’s fall farmers markets

Fall may be fast approaching, but that doesn’t mean an end to all the farmers’ markets in the region. There are even some markets...

Nature’s pharmacy: Local herbalists use plant remedies

Take a moment and imagine being in the woods. Close your eyes and breathe in the floral scent of lavender or earthy aroma of...

Frozen cocktail creations

The sweet flavor of end-of-summer peaches, the tart taste of cherries or a delectable blend of berries take a cocktail creation to new heights....

Explore nature’s pantry: Foraging adventures with Mia Andler, ‘The Sierra Forager’

Foraging for food is an art and a skill that can be fun, healthy and educational. Foraging in Tahoe is easy if you know...

Wondrous wings: Savor the saucy splendor of summertime

Hot and spicy, barbecue, Korean-style or classic buffalo-style chicken wings are not just for game night. And they aren't just chicken, either — think...

Indulge in fresh delights at Tahoe’s vibrant 2023 farmers’ markets

Satisfy your craving for fresh, flavorful food at one of Tahoe’s eight regional farmers’ markets. Slow Food Lake Tahoe has postponed its farmers’ market;...

High elevation gardening: Challenging, but not impossible

Tahoe is buried under feet of snow and the ground is frozen, but small signs of spring are trying to burst forth. Gardening is...

Willow Esch: Supporting immunity through herbalism

The aroma of cinnamon, cardamom and orange peel is sweet, spicy, strong and rich. These particular spices and herbs evoke memories of holidays or...