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THE FOOD PARTY!

It's President's Day. Why Not Butter Up the Boss?

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...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by he destroys good meat, on Feb 21, 2017 at 2:26 pm | 4 comments | 2066 Views

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Happy Valentines – Let’s Be Friends

A changing relationship recently sent me that ol' classic line.... Let's be friends. My first thought was ==I Friends? Huh, ok then........

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by Lauralies, on Feb 14, 2017 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 20774 Views

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Who Likes to Zin?

So The Food Party! has been out for a couple weeks causing trouble around town. Actually, I haven’t posted lately because it’s taking me way...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Feb 9, 2017 at 8:15 pm | 2 comments | 21820 Views

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You Dirty Little Thing

I consider myself pretty easy to work for, but I do have a serious pet peeve about porous, squishy things. With the kitchen sponge – there is no patience. AKK!...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Feb 8, 2017 at 7:11 am | 12 comments | 17561 Views

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Here's Lookin' At You Gorgeous (reprise)

One of the Top Food Parties! of all times remains this holiday piece. For the extended version, including a fun guessing game called Alluring Eyes of the Detroit...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 31, 2016
Last comment by Lauralies, on Jan 1, 2017 at 7:50 am | 2 comments | 30019 Views

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Twas the Blog before Christmas

Twas the blog before Christmas When all thro’ the books Not a spoon was stirring There was nothing to cooks The dinner was hung up cuz’...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by joe, on Dec 27, 2016 at 1:48 am | 3 comments | 21993 Views

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Tis the Seasonings

The older I get, the more I think culinary gifts are great choices for friends and family. People will actually use them, and in doing so get turned on to new tastes...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Triston934, on Dec 21, 2016 at 9:18 am | 14 comments | 11223 Views

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Holiday Hangouts

Looking for a place to celebrate with friends and family over the holidays? Here’s a few we’ve been Food Partying! at lately: ==B Redwood...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Patricia Joy Becker, on Dec 15, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 3 comments | 29554 Views

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Secretary of Plate

Don’t complain - organize. Always a good reminder, especially with our little transition going on. Hey, I’ll give anyone a shot, but do...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 30, 2016
Last comment by annagrey, on Dec 7, 2016 at 2:53 pm | 4 comments | 6638 Views

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Who Needs a Drink?

After this week, who doesn’t? We were Food Partying up in the wine country / St. Helena during reThink Food, (the Culinary...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 13, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Nov 17, 2016 at 10:19 pm | 9 comments | 5953 Views

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Alzheimer's Stole My Christmas Dinner - A New Years Toast

We didn't eat Christmas dinner with my father last week. Oh ? he's around at 89. Still "doing anyone I can and the easy ones twice,"...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Buy Clenbuterol, on Nov 14, 2016 at 10:25 am | 10 comments | 18150 Views

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The Impossible Burger

Things have been aligning lately. The highly improbable seems closer than ever. For instance, it’s still impossible to taste the Impossible Burger...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by Random Internet Guy, on Nov 4, 2016 at 9:06 am | 4 comments | 4422 Views

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Boo Home Alone

Lacking any group spooky, it’s turned out to be Halloween Monday at home. Alone. No matter…time to blacken my ghoul-friend eyes, take...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Lauralies, on Nov 3, 2016 at 8:06 pm | 4 comments | 11415 Views

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Why Are Two Plastic Bag Propositions on the California Ballot?

Americans Food Party! with approximately 100 billion single-use plastic bags a year, and as many as 15 billion in California alone. A friend of mine and I...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by Chris, on Oct 27, 2016 at 5:21 pm | 3 comments | 5222 Views

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Garden Zucchini Pancakes with Umami Tomato Meets Woodside Elementary

The Food Party recently attended the Woodside Elementary School Garden Fest, an event celebrating harvest. We did a little cooking demo, showing off produce grown...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by karie, on Oct 24, 2016 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 3835 Views

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Death by Diet

So I went to the doctors this week for the general checkup. They ask so many more questions now than they ever used to. There’s the ones we expect:...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 24, 2016
Last comment by LAura Stec, on Oct 18, 2016 at 9:18 am | 15 comments | 16338 Views

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City Supper – The Future of Food

In prep for Bringing Urban Cuisine into Colleges and Universities, a talk I’m giving next year for NACUFS (National Association of College and...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 8, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Oct 13, 2016 at 6:26 pm | 7 comments | 14447 Views

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I Still Call It Rossotti's

It's a Wednesday evening at 5pm and where to go in Portola Valley / Woodside for a happy hour drink in the sun? There are only two places, the first being the...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Oct 12, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 40 comments | 37839 Views

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Humboldt Grown

I love a January road trip. Misty, grey, open roads calling you to drive onward into the alluring abyss. It’s the perfect time to travel because few...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Shantaram, on Oct 10, 2016 at 2:11 am | 11 comments | 7810 Views

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Local Flavor

Local Flavor shares hippanings and happenings around town. Picnic on the Plaza Savor Summer's Best, One Sip at a Time. With daylight...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 10, 2016
Last comment by ACDSee, on Oct 8, 2016 at 4:51 am | 6 comments | 7220 Views
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Opening alert: Go Fish Poke Bar in Redwood City
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 7,482 views

It's President's Day. Why Not Butter Up the Boss?
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 2,066 views

Common Application's 2017-2018 Essay Prompts
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 528 views