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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The Creamier, The Better
Nov 5, 2013 7:44 am
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This week's Science and Cooking class had an amazing project I have never seen before ? making ice cream in standard zip lock bags. Try it tonight with your kids... More
Women ? More Adventurous Eaters Than Men?
Oct 29, 2013 9:31 am
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Moles, molecules and joules, blah, blah and blah. This week's Science and Cooking really has me confused. Professor Cutie Pie had us determine the number of molecules... More
Eggs with Legs
Oct 23, 2013 7:02 am
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Eggs and bacon walk into a bar. Egg says, "Bartender, we want a drink!" Bartender says, "Get outta here ? I don't serve breakfast."
Back in the kitchen this... More
Cooking, Science and a School Girl Crush
Oct 15, 2013 8:56 am
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Last week I signed up for Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to Soft Matter Science, a FREE online class offered by Harvard, baby. Did you sign up? It runs... More
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The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.