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THE FOOD PARTY!

Sitting is the New Smoking

"The fact that the average adult spends 50 ? 70% of their day sitting is no surprise to anyone who works in an office. But few realize the health consequences...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 23, 2015 at 4:13 pm | 10 comments | 38457 Views

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Peace Through Hummus

What are you thankful for? That’s the question many of us will discuss this week around the Thanksgiving table. I was thinking about it last week. The first...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Nov 27, 2015 at 8:18 am | 17 comments | 20744 Views

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Feeling Crabby About The Season?

Feeling crabby about the season, or should we say the non-season? On November 6, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) made an emergency ruling...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by D. Lish, on Nov 21, 2015 at 5:55 am | 33 comments | 21643 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 recipe!...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by papers-writings.com, on Nov 17, 2015 at 1:19 am | 19 comments | 34436 Views

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50 Shades of Pumpkin

Every time I walked into our library lately – there it was - just sitting on the shelf staring at me– the Fifty Shades of Grey DVD. I missed the craze;...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 31, 2015
Last comment by Fellow foodie, on Nov 14, 2015 at 6:08 pm | 14 comments | 19744 Views

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Squirrel vs. Pumpkin

Everybody deserves to eat, but what’s with the squirrels lately? I’ve been putting decorative pumpkins around house for years with no competition...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Nov 12, 2015 at 8:39 am | 21 comments | 21178 Views

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Cooking is a Lot Like Making Love

Valentine's Day, many years ago, while working on that restaurant line, eating way too...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Cooker, on Oct 26, 2015 at 7:32 pm |
5 comments | 25002 Views

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The Big Four – Part 2

"Is it haunted?" I ask the bartender as J and I take seats at the bar of The Big Four. Straight off...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Oct 26, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 20102 Views

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The Big Four - Part one

Ah… to be where little cable cars climb halfway to the stars on a sunny fall afternoon. I left my heart there last week. J and I got invited to spend an...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 13, 2015 at 4:44 pm | 7 comments | 21887 Views

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Our Water Guzzling Food Factory

All the media about almonds lately got me feeling guilty and adjusting recipes to replace those thirsty little devils with other options like sesame and sun seeds. Feeling...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Oct 9, 2015 at 8:39 am | 24 comments | 21784 Views

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Meatless Monday

Gourmet Vegetarian Dinners – how does that sound? For $18, a buffet of local, organic, vegetable-friendly food awaits you at the Monday night dinners in Palo...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by ilona, on Oct 1, 2015 at 10:00 am | 15 comments | 20123 Views

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The Food Party! Top Ten List

Happy Anniversary to my fellow Embarcadero Media bloggers and all you readers as we celebrate a

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 1, 2015
There are no comments yet. 19116 Views

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The Days of Awe

Welcome to the Days of Awe. This is a ten-day period beginning on Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) and ending on Yom Kippur (September 22nd). According...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Sep 25, 2015 at 8:00 am | 10 comments | 19968 Views

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Risky Radish

I'm planning a party for Joanne: she's an adventurous type. "Creative appetizers," she wants, something different. How about daikon radish? It's that long, white,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Sep 14, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 4 comments | 20026 Views

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This Blog Has Potty Mouth

It's time. I am of age. Everyone does it - that rite of passage. But I've decided not to. Even though colon cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer in the U.S.,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Sep 9, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 25 comments | 20047 Views

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Local Flavor

Now and again, fellow Food Partiers! send along info on what's happening around town. And I love new adventures. So, honoring all things fun-in-the-hood, we're...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 3, 2015 at 10:55 am | 23 comments | 22400 Views

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Bacon in Bed

Just got back from the annual camp trip, this year to Huntington Lake, about an hour NE of Fresno. Many campers like a "less cooking is better" approach...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 27, 2015 at 10:02 am | 10 comments | 21626 Views

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Unbearably Good

What do bears like to eat? Any campers out there know the answer - just about anything - including tooth paste and soap. So let's ask this a different way....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by John Williams, on Aug 23, 2015 at 10:03 pm | 4 comments | 21236 Views

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Magic Mushrooms

Mushrooms are elusive to us, still in the simplest of ways. Why under this tree, but never under that? Why come now, instead of last week, or next? Lacking...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by King of Mushrooms, on Aug 20, 2015 at 10:25 am | 11 comments | 23712 Views

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Trust But Verify

Just did the annual BBQ last weekend, a fun gathering of friends far and wide. Its origins began when I was...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Aug 4, 2015 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 19006 Views
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