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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It's President's Day. Why Not Butter Up the Boss?
Feb 20, 2017 11:43 am
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Every election, some famous writer composes one of those open letters to the new president. Having seen none this time, I took a crack at my own.
Dear President... More
When Are The Apples Ready?
Aug 14, 2016 2:34 pm
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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
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
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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
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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