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THE FOOD PARTY!

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
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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 | 27597 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 | 54578 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 | 37151 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
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Blue Cheese Walnut Quesadilla with Cranberry Cherry Salsa

We live in God’s country in Northern California; local produce and seasonal fair surround us throughout the year. But it’s harder to find in the winter...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 19, 2017
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U-Pick at Webb Ranch

Just a quick shout out for the u-pick Food Party! happening once again at Webb Ranch, Portola Valley's family farm since 1922. Have you ever been?

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 15, 2018
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Umeboshi - The Macrobiotic Antibiotic

Continuing on with our tahini theme, today we combine this rich sesame paste with...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 16497 Views

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Dry January Last Week? LOL

How’s Dry January going Food Partiers!? I blame no one for wanting a drink last week. Nevertheless, she persisted. A tough week of wildly different...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 6084 Views

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Lights Out! Foods to Snuggle With in the Dark

It’s the big brace tonight as we find out what’s going to happen. Power on? Power off? The St Mary’s wellness fair in Moraga (where I thought...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 8, 2019
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Local Flavor – Berries and the Riviera

U-Pick Berries It’s time to head back to Webb Ranch in Portola Valley for U-Pick berry season....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 7, 2019
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4th of July Snacks

Here's a perfect, easy snack for the upcoming holiday. Make each individual strawberry into it's own snack, or cut in half to make the carton go farther. Happy...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 30, 2019
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Summer Cooking Classes - Free!

San Mateo County Libraries are sponsoring a free series of 1-hour cooking classes, taught by yours truly. Contact the individual library to RSVP. Join us and learn...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 8, 2019
There are no comments yet. 7534 Views

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Lettuce Pray

God bless lettuce, all that leafy, green goodness that many of us just don’t eat enough of. I was in Lucky grocery getting a sandwich today and every one...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 20, 2019
There are no comments yet. 8624 Views

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Local Flavor - Surf, Save and Swallow

This Week! Three super-fun, food-action events to chew and get-yer-goin' on :) Surfrider Social /Ocean Friendly Restaurant Kickoff Half Moon Bay Brewing...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 8, 2018
There are no comments yet. 14998 Views

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More Holiday Hoopla – City and Peninsula

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Here’s a few more places we’ve been Food Partying! at lately. Both fit well for New Years and beyond,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3419 Views

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Local Flavor – Upcoming Food Events

A Taste of Whole Foods I got a chance to taste-test some new Whole Foods holidays fare and so can you. Coming to a store near you, all Whole Foods Markets...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 8, 2017
There are no comments yet. 12070 Views

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Sage Pumpkin Galette with Spiced Pepitas and Jerky

Happy Thanksgiving! It's a Food Party! for all this week. Enjoy running around and getting back into the kitchen. Chef sez, "Remember to

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 21, 2016
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Sweet Potato Canapé and Food Party! Holiday Favorites

Here’s a fast and fabulous recipe I put together under the tasting transformation toward eat more vegetables and vegetables as snack. They are an easy addition...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 10924 Views

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Support Local Food Biz July 2

Whole Foods is using this month's 5% Day to support local food businesses. Consider shopping on July 2 at your local store. 5% of the profits will go to the businesses...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 1, 2014
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