A collection of oddly food-centric science fiction & fantasy short stories. Stone Soup
To feed her family, Trishla is willing to pay the price for her magic. Hard Times
Tara sees aliens all the time - at work, in the supermarket, even panhandling on the side of the road. A Domestic Wine and Cassoulet
David Masaryk is a stranded alien trying - unsuccessfully, it would seem - to keep a low profile in Southern California. You'd think that would be easy... The One That Got Away
The search for an exiled sea goddess leads Nereus, Warden of the Outcasts to a small coastal restaurant and a broken fishing float. Job Hunt
You'll do just about anything when you're desperate for work. Luckily, about the time the dog food was starting to look appealing, the alien showed up... Sugar and Spice
Creation 101 Term Paper, Footnote 17: "Justification of the Alteration of a Non-Specific Recipe"