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Learny Journey – Three Times A Day

I've never been a Girl Scout, or even a Brownie, so I didn't know about the Scout "journey" until recently. I like the name journey over project. Projects are...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Apr 14, 2014 at 10:03 am | 12 comments | 111271 Views

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Leftover Love

I love leftovers. You know, sloppy seconds. Stop - I'm back talking food. While some eaters have a strong aversion to eating day one food on day two, I welcome...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by BroIL, on Mar 20, 2014 at 8:21 am | 4 comments | 54390 Views

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I Just Ate Beets for the First Time

"I just ate beets for the first time two days ago." This statement was recently emailed to me by a 30-something Food Partier! It stopped me in my tracks. How...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Apr 8, 2014 at 11:18 pm | 19 comments | 34097 Views

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Chicken Soup for the Soul

I just got some really bad news. Probably the worse news I have had in years. Not about me, but a friend. A good friend. It might as well have happened...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 22022 Views

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Eggs with Legs

Eggs and bacon walk into a bar. Egg says, "Bartender, we want a drink!" Bartender says, "Get outta here – I don't serve breakfast." Back in the kitchen this...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Oct 27, 2013 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 21888 Views

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Eat Out. Alone. In Public? NEVER!

I took myself out to dinner recently…. alone. It's nothing new; I eat alone often. I guess if I didn't, I'd be a whole lot skinnier from all the missed meals. Hmmmm… I...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Dec 16, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 19 comments | 17340 Views

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Spice Your Life!

Seems like I have a lot of crushes these days. There's smarty-pants, Professor Cutie Pie of course, and now there's this guy in the band. What to do when...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 12, 2013
There are no comments yet. 16613 Views

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Cooking, Science and a School Girl Crush

Last week I signed up for Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to Soft Matter Science, a FREE online class offered by Harvard, baby. Did you sign up? It runs...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Anita Felicelli, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 15924 Views

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Eat Anything You Want Except For Two Days A Week Diet

Happy New Year! Here we go again. Let me guess, your New Year's resolution is to: 1) Exercise more (OR) 2) Lose weight No news there. 80% of all...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by jm, on Feb 18, 2014 at 8:00 am | 8 comments | 15114 Views

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Birthday Selfie

OK, I did it. I just took a selfie. Birthday Selfie 2013. I love birthdays. Life is short, so we got to live it up strong on the day we were born. Besides,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Angela, on Dec 11, 2013 at 9:03 am | 10 comments | 13143 Views

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I Got Stood Up. RSV-Please!

Everyone should host a party once a year. It is your ticket into all the other parties. Don't want to host at your house? Host at a park, a local bar, or team...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 20, 2014 at 1:58 am | 27 comments | 12977 Views

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Welcome to The Food Party! - Kitchen Science Tip #1

With a surge of interest in all things food, we launch this blog spot as a place to chew the fat and chat. What's hot and what's not? Got a lot? Then we want YOU...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 12761 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 Aug 14, 2014 at 12:56 pm | 33 comments | 12712 Views

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Still need a gift? Try culinary.

Giving gifts friends and family will actually use is ideal, but it's hard to know what people like. So give em' what they need instead! Try culinary gifts this year...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Krystel, on Dec 20, 2013 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 12615 Views

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Overeat, Gorge, Feast, Attack, Pig Out, Fill Up, Binge

I've been having conversations on and off line about last week's blog, Eat Anything You Want Except For Two Days A Week,* and realize it can be approached in one...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jan 22, 2014 at 7:33 am | 8 comments | 11840 Views

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7 Spoons, 1 Bowl – Polish Christmas Eve

We celebrate Wigilia at the Stec household, a traditional Polish Christmas Eve dinner that begins after sighting the First Star. Kicking off the festivities,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by maggie, on Dec 24, 2013 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 10063 Views

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Miso Sick

I'm sick. Not that "down and out for a month" sick that some of you have; more the "sore throat, no mojo-sick." OK, who got me sick? Was it a wild blues...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Feb 5, 2014 at 7:43 am | 4 comments | 8999 Views

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Red, White or Green?

Everyone should host a party once a year. Consider it your ticket into all the other parties. Wine makes a great party guest. For holiday parties, I like to start...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Nov 30, 2013 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 8916 Views

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The Creamier, The Better

This week's Science and Cooking class had an amazing project I have never seen before – making ice cream in standard zip lock bags. Try it tonight with your kids...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Judee Humburg, on Nov 8, 2013 at 10:36 am | 7 comments | 8505 Views

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Trespass Picnic on Martins Beach

While Silicon Valley billionaire and co-founder of Sun Microsystems Vinod Khosla took the stand Monday in a lawsuit about barring public access to the iconic Martins...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 16, 2014 at 1:25 am | 39 comments | 8499 Views
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