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THE FOOD PARTY!

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....

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 | 170607 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,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by BroIL, on Mar 20, 2014 at 8:21 am | 4 comments | 81186 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...

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 | 45802 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...

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 | 39707 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...

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 | 36874 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 6, 2016 at 9:08 am | 38 comments | 34802 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. 32070 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%...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by summy, on Jul 9, 2016 at 8:46 am | 10 comments | 31502 Views

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Deforestation Hardware

OK, time for some new tableware. The dinner plates all have chips and surprisingly for me, I have never owned a complete set of cutlery. Maybe I'll go down...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Recycler, on Jul 1, 2014 at 5:53 pm | 20 comments | 27270 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 | 24317 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...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 12, 2013
There are no comments yet. 24010 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...

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 | 23809 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,...

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 | 22495 Views

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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato

So I just arrive at the Pioneer last Sunday, and while waiting for my Vodka Soda Tall with...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 21, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Aug 25, 2016 at 8:15 am | 15 comments | 21724 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...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Krystel, on Dec 20, 2013 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 21487 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 | 20911 Views

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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...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by essays-shark.net, on Feb 18, 2016 at 6:15 am | 28 comments | 20606 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...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 20207 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 | 18684 Views

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My Great-Grandparents' Blind Pig

Last week, I mentioned my great grandparents had a speakeasy in Detroit. But I was...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jun 4, 2014 at 6:18 am | 13 comments | 18018 Views
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