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THE FOOD PARTY!

There's Nothing Polite About This Game

So you've had your fill of shopping and wrapping, cooking and eating, and now all that's left is to sit around and argue with the family? Turn that holiday spirit...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jan 1, 2015 at 5:33 am | 9 comments | 21827 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Just Stuff Me and Wrap Me Up

Most (all?) cultures have some type of dumpling (dough cooked alone or wrapped around a filling) as a part of their cuisine. There is the Asian wonton, Indian...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by A Single Guy, on Dec 24, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 4 comments | 18910 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 | 21835 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 | 19434 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 | 18256 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 | 24007 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 | 18856 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. 21937 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 | 21763 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 | 22467 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 | 21227 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 | 21974 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 | 22546 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 | 22741 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

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 | 19056 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 | 18000 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 | 21270 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 | 23179 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. 20886 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 | 22825 Views
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