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THE FOOD PARTY!

Death by Diet

So I went to the doctors this week for the general checkup. They ask so many more questions now than they ever used to. There’s the ones we expect:...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 24, 2016
Last comment by Beth, 17 minutes ago | 11 comments | 1677 Views

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Hoes Down and Eco Farm

Hey Food Partiers…two super fun, food events are coming up soon… Hoes Down Harvest Celebration Oct 1 – 2, 2016 Capay...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Alexander, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 11681 Views

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Help Define “Natural” on Food Labels

The FDA has extended request for comments on what “natural” means on food labeling. The Food Party! took a field trip to a grocery in Michigan...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 8:50 pm | 12 comments | 5170 Views

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Summer Fun at Your Secret Beach

The Food Party! did a little picnic and beach cleanup this week. We took the leftovers from the Mt. Cagan Tiger party, and set out to my secret boogie board beach;...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 17, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:09 pm | 5 comments | 4210 Views

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Abruzzo for Work, Amelia for Family, Rome for Love

It started off as a casual fling. Friday night Appy Hour at the Vatican. An "early" 8 o'clock Bucatini Amatriciana dinner. A weekend drive...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 1, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 1:21 am | 8 comments | 4657 Views

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Local Flavor

Local Flavor shares hippanings and happenings around town. Picnic on the Plaza Savor Summer's Best, One Sip at a Time. With daylight...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 10, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 12:25 am | 4 comments | 3842 Views

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Chemical Breakdown

A friend handed me red wine in a Styrofoam cup at the Santa Cruz camp talent show this Labor Day. We laughed - it brought back memories of how much I hate...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 5, 2016
Last comment by Susan Cann, on Sep 9, 2016 at 9:23 am | 19 comments | 10470 Views

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Opus One

It’s cold around here. While our friends and family back east suffer record heat and drought, I turned on the heat tonight. I get all unseasonally-snuggly...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Laura, on Aug 31, 2016 at 6:40 pm | 12 comments | 3851 Views

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In Defense of Food

It's been a busy week, which included a lot of apple pies and chocolate mousse (do you know how much butter is in chocolate mousse?) so part two of The Big...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by member, on Aug 27, 2016 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 5871 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 | 21646 Views

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The Thrill of the Hunt

Up in Mendocino last weekend for the Santa Cruz Fungus Federation Mushroom Hunt. Based at Albion Field Station, just south of Mendocino, 95 eager participants split...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 6, 2015
Last comment by Sadoiriotas, on Aug 25, 2016 at 7:29 am | 7 comments | 6336 Views

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When Are The Apples Ready?

The most important part of the pie is love and the homegrown apples. I found myself thinking about that rolling lots of pie dough at Jeem’s...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by Lauralies, on Aug 18, 2016 at 11:30 pm | 10 comments | 13569 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 Ericlkelly, on Aug 16, 2016 at 4:17 am | 2 comments | 8662 Views

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Holidays That Go Clunk In Your Stomach. Or Not.

We leave many a holiday party feeling bloated and yucky. One reason is because today’s buffets are filled with an over abundance of fried food, beef,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 13, 2015
Last comment by roxy, on Aug 14, 2016 at 7:00 pm | 14 comments | 5558 Views

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Replacing the Marshmallow in S’mores

There’s a day for everything, and August 10th is National S’mores Day. Ooooo, I know you love that soft and creamy, sticky, chocolately...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 7, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Aug 11, 2016 at 6:23 am | 13 comments | 17054 Views

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The Cocktail Party

Yeh, I watched the conventions. You? What up with Paul Simon? And how about those acceptance speeches? My roots are fiscally-based Republican, with a rousing...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 31, 2016
Last comment by Greta, on Aug 11, 2016 at 2:56 am | 23 comments | 8627 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 | 34764 Views

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Women ? More Adventurous Eaters Than Men?

Moles, molecules and joules, blah, blah and blah. This week's Science and Cooking really has me confused. Professor Cutie Pie had us determine the number of...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Cara Smith, on Aug 4, 2016 at 10:37 pm | 3 comments | 17546 Views

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To Rome with Love

I returned to Rome to find out if there was something more to this relationship, or if it was all just a passing fancy. "What relationship?"...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 14, 2016
Last comment by Ravi singh, on Aug 3, 2016 at 5:06 am | 17 comments | 6529 Views

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Japanese Hot Pot with Carrots and Kudzu

We are an equal opportunity Food Party! Last week was beef and salmon, this week it’s totally tofu. Japanese Hot Pot with Carrots and Kudzu is a perfect...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by dwes, on Jul 21, 2016 at 6:24 am | 3 comments | 5194 Views
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Death by Diet
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