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THE FOOD PARTY!

Hi from China

Ni hao (hi) from China. Wow - this is a different country. I have travelled to Singapore and Malaysia, but this is the most culture shock I have ever felt. I...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, 19 hours ago | 5 comments | 470 Views

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Burger Please, Side of Integrity

The next time you go to lunch at Google, Apple, LinkedIn, Stanford, or any corporate cafeteria with a board or banner that promotes how sustainable their food...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Mary Clark Bartlett, CEO, Epicurean Grop, on Apr 17, 2015 at 9:11 am | 11 comments | 2817 Views

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Gluten Free is a Joke

Ok, it's not a joke if you have celiac, an autoimmune disease that affects the small intestine, its ability to absorb nutrients effectively, and approximately...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by DCOmaha, on Apr 12, 2015 at 9:05 pm | 45 comments | 5228 Views

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Future Chefs Competition – JLS, Palo Alto

Close your eyes and picture a room filled with your children and all of their friends, busily and happily cooking up delicious, healthy snacks for you and all...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Apr 3, 2015 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 2472 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 HBSE 10th Result, on Apr 2, 2015 at 6:51 am | 15 comments | 10318 Views

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Now Playing - Your Dinner!

The Food Party! is off doing some extended research into a few topics for the spring. This includes a feature of the recent Future Chefs Competition for the Palo...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 26, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1574 Views

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Skinny Legs, Like I Always Wanted

Continuing to honor vegetables of distinction, today we give thanks for the return of spring Friday, and the savory shift it brings. Strawberries, artichokes,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Mar 20, 2015 at 5:08 pm | 7 comments | 2894 Views

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House of Chards

Must be hard to be chard. Chard just isn't getting much attention these days. I've started to feel sorry for it, always reaching over those smiley broad leaves...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Mar 12, 2015 at 5:06 pm | 12 comments | 3219 Views

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Eggs and Bacon Walk Into a Bar

Eggs and Bacon walk into a bar. Eggs: "Bartender, we want a drink." Bartender: "Get outta here, I don't serve breakfast." Ok, my joke repertoire is smallish,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Mar 1, 2015 at 9:00 am | 6 comments | 3321 Views

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新年快乐!

Gung hay fat chow? Ciao? Happy Lunar New Year! 2015 – the Year of the Goat, an archetype symbolizing calmness, care-giving, intelligence, dependability (something...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by A Single Guy, on Feb 25, 2015 at 7:54 pm | 15 comments | 4017 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 Laura Stec, on Feb 19, 2015 at 11:46 am |
4 comments | 4305 Views

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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 Martin, on Feb 13, 2015 at 9:48 pm | 10 comments | 5524 Views

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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 Laura. Stec, on Feb 11, 2015 at 5:35 pm | 8 comments | 3414 Views

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Welcome Back Sugar Addict

Boy, did I screw up a few nights ago. It was the end of a hard, good work week.

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Feb 5, 2015 at 1:05 pm |
8 comments | 4549 Views

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USA - United Stuffed of America

So I watched the State of the Union on Tuesday. I watch it every year, and each time I do, it reminds me of a dinner party. The table looks lovely with pressed...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jan 22, 2015 at 6:44 pm | 2 comments | 3980 Views

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It’s Chili, Silly

Wondering what to have for dinner tonight? Time to dust off the ol' recipe… it's chili, silly. Chili is January and February's cover girl dish, perfect for...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jan 18, 2015 at 8:56 am | 8 comments | 5720 Views

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Michio Kushi and One Peaceful World

Macrobiotics….now that's a weird word. If you've studied it, the common question people ask is, "What does it actually mean?" I'm rethinking my answer, after...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jan 14, 2015 at 7:59 pm | 7 comments | 5329 Views

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Here’s Lookin’ At You Gorgeous

If you raised a glass in celebration of the holiday or New Year, think back. Did you actually look at the person whose glass you ching-chinged? Have you ever...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 1, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jan 8, 2015 at 7:54 am | 16 comments | 6564 Views

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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 | 4027 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 | 5035 Views
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