We were very excited about Day Three. We had reservations for lunch at Lynmar Estate Winery (a winery we had never visited before) and a later appointment at Alexander Valley Vineyards in Alexander Valley.
So, Yes!Chef! has returned home from Boston and he is feeling like cooking up some goodness again. (Everyone at the Schmautzhaus says Huzzah!) And, boy, is recipe a great way to come back. The salmon was crispy on the outside and creamy and fresh on the inside. The sauce was sublime. It had everything I like: lemon, capers and basil. All of it sitting on a bed of fresh spinach. It was the perfect meal after a longish walk with Obie T. Dogg in beautiful Lake Tahoe.
Barbecue! That word conjures up summer and swimming and fresh fruit and veggies and meat cooking on the grill.
And…the age old argument about barbecue sauce. Should it be sweet or tart? Homemade or store bought? Meat marinated in the sauce or used after the meat is cooked? We are here to say, “Yes!” to all of the above.