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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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Opus One
Aug 29, 2016 8:28 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 6,730

It’s cold around here. While our friends and family back east suffer record heat and drought, I turned on the heat tonight.

I get all unseasonally-snuggly... More
Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
Aug 21, 2016 12:27 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 24,038


So I just arrive at the Pioneer last Sunday, and while waiting for my Vodka Soda Tall with... More
When Are The Apples Ready?
Aug 14, 2016 2:34 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 15,381


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
Replacing the Marshmallow in S’mores
Aug 7, 2016 10:11 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 19,005


There’s a day for everything, and August 10th is National S’mores Day.

Ooooo, I know you love that soft and creamy, sticky, chocolately crunch.... More
The Cocktail Party
Jul 31, 2016 10:40 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 10,548


Yeh, I watched the conventions. You? What up with Paul Simon? And how about those acceptance speeches?

My roots are fiscally-based Republican, with a rousing... More
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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