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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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Chai Brisket
Aug 15, 2014 8:33 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 22,383


Smoked my first brisket a couple weeks ago. Never smoked any meat before. I borrowed a never used Brinkman smoker from an old boyfriend. Far from the best on the... More
I Still Call It Rossotti's
Aug 8, 2014 7:47 am
Comments: 41 | Views: 48,714


It's a Wednesday evening at 5pm and where to go in Portola Valley / Woodside for a happy hour drink in the sun? There are only two places, the first being the... More
Sriracha + Ketchup + Hoisin
Jul 31, 2014 10:00 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 21,801


Summer is buzzing by and so is time these days. Where is it all going?

I recently needed a quick dish to bring to a potluck and decided on Sriracha-Glazed Chicken.... More
Who Says Kids Don't Eat Vegetables?
Jul 23, 2014 6:34 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 20,008

East Palo Alto Library hosted Eat More Vegetables last week, part of the San Mateo County Library Summer Healthy... More
The Last Grape
Jul 15, 2014 10:18 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 19,283


I write this watching my father transition to a new world. Ed Stec, born June 25,... More
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