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By Laura Stec

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About this blog: I've been attracted to food for good and bad reasons for many years. From eating disorder to east coast culinary school, food has been my passion, profession & nemesis. I've been a sugar addict, a 17-year vegetarian, a food and en...  (More)

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Drought Wars Meets Watka
Jan 22, 2014 9:25 am
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It's official ? California is in a drought. According to National Geographic, the average American lifestyle is kept afloat by about 2,000 gallons of water a day?twice... More
Here's Lookin' At You Gorgeous
Jan 1, 2015 6:09 am
Comments: 16 | Views: 12,708

If you raised a glass in celebration of the holiday or New Year, think back.

Did you actually look at the person whose glass you ching-chinged? Have you ever... More
How to Meet Smarty-Pants Guys in Mountain View
Feb 27, 2014 3:23 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 12,705

If you like the techie type, I've figured out a full proof way to meet em.'

In honor of my first view of Tampopo, a terrific 1985 movie about noodles, love and... More
When Are The Apples Ready?
Aug 14, 2016 2:34 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 12,697


The most important part of the pie is love and the homegrown apples.

I found myself thinking about that rolling lots of pie dough at Jeem’s a couple... More
reThink Farming ? Planet Enemy #1
Nov 14, 2014 10:06 am
Comments: 18 | Views: 12,640


"If farming were invented today, it wouldn't be allowed. Food production has had more impact on the planet than any other human activity."

So began ... More
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
By Laura Stec | 15 comments | 12,302 views

French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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Water, baking soda, vinegar and slime
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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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