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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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Lights Out! Foods to Snuggle With in the Dark
Oct 8, 2019 5:12 pm
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It’s the big brace tonight as we find out what’s going to happen. Power on? Power off? The St Mary’s wellness fair in Moraga (where I thought... More
America the Beautiful
Sep 30, 2019 9:52 pm
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Every so often I sit down to write, but instead start thinking about the happenings that surround, and the feeling that waxing poetic about food just seems so…... More
Sugar Detective
Sep 22, 2019 8:58 am
Comments: 12 | Views: 4,779


I was just watching the movie Fed Up (Amazon Prime) about the effects of sugar on our bodies. Here’s the CliffsNotes: When you eat too much sugar and... More
Natural Wines?
Sep 13, 2019 10:53 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 5,030


My neighbor Bob has been making wine for awhile, in the driveway and garage of his Portola Valley home. A couple weeks ago I helped bottle last years batch, in... More
Mango Chia Breakfast Pudding
Sep 6, 2019 8:40 am
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I’ve been teaching a year-long series of cooking classes at 8 x 8. Yesterday we did Sugar Blues, a tasting of alternative... More
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