Month: December 2012

Peas Pearl Onions and Red Potato Mash

    This is my take on the classic Holiday Peas and Peal Onions. This dish is so amazing! The secret is to use fresh drippings from a turkey or chicken you just roasted. Canned turkey stock will work, but you lose some flavor.2 cups peas1 cup pearl onions, peeled1/3 cup pancettathyme1/2 cup drippings from a …

Sierras Trip in Pictures

   It was this cold in Tahoe   Than I got home to a house with no heat, to shivering cats who hate me and even my olive oil frozen solid; now that is cold.   But enjoy some pretty pictures of Mammoth, Tahoe and the drive in between through the Sierras.                                                     Some where near Bridegport …

Don’t Talk to Strangers, just Don’t

   It was our last day of the Lake Tahoe leg of our vacation and I was hungry.   Okay, I’m always hungry.   It was a brisk eleven degrees outside as we hoped in the jeep and made the snowy cold drive to the closest restaurant.    Before we hit the road back to Mammoth Lakes we decided …

A day in Tahoe

     Lake Tahoe is just gorgeous    I took this picture after snow shoeing all over Van Sickle Park on a bitterly cold Lake Tahoe morning.    It was about eleven degrees when I woke up.   The snow from the night before had mostly cleared out and it looked like it would be a gorgeous day …