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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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Here's Lookin' At You Gorgeous
Jan 1, 2015 6:09 am
Comments: 16 | Views: 24,719

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
There's Nothing Polite About This Game
Dec 26, 2014 6:21 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 21,025

So you've had your fill of shopping and wrapping, cooking and eating, and now all that's left is to sit around and argue with the family? Turn that holiday spirit... More
Just Stuff Me and Wrap Me Up
Dec 19, 2014 9:36 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 18,217


Most (all?) cultures have some type of dumpling (dough cooked alone or wrapped around a filling) as a part of their cuisine. There is the Asian wonton, Indian... More
Where DO The Elite Meet?
Dec 11, 2014 9:19 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 21,058


Continuing our ongoing tribute to local High Dives, this week The Food Party!... More
Tis the Seasonings
Dec 4, 2014 10:39 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 20,208

The older I get, the more I think culinary gifts are great choices for friends and family. People will actually use them, and in doing so get turned on to new tastes... More
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