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THE FOOD PARTY!

Souper Bowl 2014

HAH! Gotcha! This is a reprint of Miso Sick with some additional edits. I just had to change the title. Besides, it's a perfect name for the recipe!...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Vanesa Storm, on Dec 16, 2014 at 5:29 am | 11 comments | 8780 Views

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Where DO The Elite Meet?

Continuing our ongoing tribute to local High Dives, this week The Food Party!...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Dec 15, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 3 comments | 2789 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...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Dec 11, 2014 at 7:46 am | 10 comments | 2004 Views

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And the Winner Is…..

It's home to Michigan this week, celebrating the holiday with family. I elicited my mom to choose the name for our Fancy Food Show Joins The Food Party! Party....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 27, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Dec 3, 2014 at 6:46 am | 2 comments | 2695 Views

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Fancy Fast and Fun!

It's fancy food season you know. ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ Holiday...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Nov 22, 2014 at 7:20 am | 3 comments | 1663 Views

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reThink Farming – Planet Enemy #1

"If farming were invented today, it wouldn't be allowed. Food production has had more impact on the planet than any other human activity." So began

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 21, 2014 at 11:39 am |
18 comments | 4338 Views

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Superstar Stirfry

Garlic, ginger, turmeric, leafy greens, onion, cinnamon, green tea, burdock, broccoli, honey, umeboshi, mushrooms, miso, parsley, dried peppers, tomato: what do...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by RW, on Nov 6, 2014 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 3223 Views

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Finger Food and a Blood Lite?

Halloween is around the corner! This year you might consider dressing up your food, as well as yourself. There are lots of fun things you can do. Below are some...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3206 Views

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Best High Dives to Watch the Game

Technically, literally, figuratively….what is a dive bar? I could google it, or just let ignorance be my waterloo.…. But who cares the negative definition?...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Eva Dobrov, on Oct 28, 2014 at 10:41 am | 14 comments | 3706 Views

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Ode to Brussels Sprout

Brussels sprout, Brussels sprout, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee for your crunch when I sauté you just slight. I love thee for your...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Oct 21, 2014 at 9:38 pm | 20 comments | 3827 Views

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One Fish, Two Fish, Three Fish…More?

Have you ever bought fish off Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay? I wanted to learn more about it after hearing marine biologist Nicole David discuss how to...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 11, 2014 at 11:40 am | 5 comments | 4258 Views

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Men Are Good For Three Things

Men are good for three things. I've been reminding friends and family of this for years and it's time to go public. You determine the lineup, but the list is solid. #1)...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by ScottB, on Oct 7, 2014 at 11:30 am | 47 comments | 4336 Views

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The Food Party! Top Ten List

Happy birthday to The Food Party! and to all of my fellow Almanac / Weekly / Voice bloggers. When the adventure began a year...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by TV's Luke Perry, on Oct 2, 2014 at 8:00 am | 3 comments | 5322 Views

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To Cambodia With Love

"I escaped the Khmer Rouge when I was 12 years old, after surviving year round starvation and harsh labor camps. My two older brothers fled first in 1976, followed...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Sep 24, 2014 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 5431 Views

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Cheese, Wheat & Guerneville

Boy, did I food party! on a lot of wheat over the Labor Day weekend. Cheese too. I visited Guerneville / Monte Rio (eastern Sonoma county). It's a terrific...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Yvette Davis, on Sep 18, 2014 at 7:45 pm | 3 comments | 2769 Views

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For the Love of Pie

Last weekend, Celia, Connor and I food partied! it out at a super fun, harvest moon feast- Pie Ranch's annual seed to table dinner....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Sep 15, 2014 at 1:10 pm | 5 comments | 2398 Views

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Camp Glamp

Just back from Camp Glamp - the annual gathering of my gal pals at an outdoor California paradise. This year we survived the road to Lake Pillsbury, a surprisingly...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Sep 3, 2014 at 1:57 pm | 13 comments | 3083 Views

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Chai Brisket

Smoked my first brisket a couple weeks ago. Never smoked any meat before. I borrowed a never used Brinkman smoker from an old boyfriend. Far from the best on the...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Aug 22, 2014 at 10:24 am | 6 comments | 4696 Views

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Rock N Roll Green Beans

I can't believe the summer is coming to an end, but got the chance to enjoy one last outdoor concert in Portola Valley. Thanks to the Cultural Arts Committee,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 22, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2489 Views

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Sriracha + Ketchup + Hoisin

Summer is buzzing by and so is time these days. Where is it all going? I recently needed a quick dish to bring to a potluck and decided on Sriracha-Glazed Chicken....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Aug 20, 2014 at 5:16 pm | 9 comments | 3360 Views
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