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THE FOOD PARTY!

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 kenter23, on Jul 22, 2016 at 7:27 pm | 10 comments | 4066 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 Laura Stec, on Jul 21, 2016 at 7:09 am | 3 comments | 2191 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 | 4342 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 sourajit, on Jul 19, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 11 comments | 4647 Views

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Creamy Strawberries with the Blues

Last week’s conversation about Guns and Butter left me feeling sad, does that sound silly...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by What2ndAmendment?, on Jul 14, 2016 at 2:21 pm | 19 comments | 2113 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 Laura Stec, on Jul 12, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 2 comments | 2441 Views

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Eat Anything You Want Except For Two Days A Week Diet

Happy New Year! Here we go again. Let me guess, your New Year's resolution is to: 1) Exercise more (OR) 2) Lose weight No news there. 80%...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by summy, on Jul 9, 2016 at 8:46 am | 10 comments | 30523 Views

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Guns or Butter?

Lots of news in the news this week. What-oh-what to write about? There’s Brexit - might make a good Food Party! cuz’ it sounds like ==I...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by What2ndAmendment?, on Jul 2, 2016 at 9:21 pm | 36 comments | 9919 Views

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Summer Reading Meets Cooking Class at Local Libraries

This summer is filled with FREE cooking classes at your local libraries! Join us for two different series: 1) Food Classics + One - Exploration of a Sauce 2)...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 19, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jun 21, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 7290 Views

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Local Hotspots – Where to Eat and Drink in the Sun

If you prefer a bright breakfast, a shining sandwich, or radiant ratatouille, there is common love between us. Hello sunbeam. We are the solar–powered...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 11, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jun 18, 2016 at 11:36 am | 12 comments | 13982 Views

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To Write or to Rome?

If you were here last week, you know we are Food Partying! in Italy. Surrounded by gods, angels, and voluptuous female statues, I thought the words would just...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 8, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jun 11, 2016 at 11:13 am | 7 comments | 3891 Views

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Grill Baby Grill

It’s Memorial Day? I keep thinking it’s somewhere around late March, early April. You know where this is going, right? Hold on tight; summer...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jun 1, 2016 at 7:50 pm | 2 comments | 6645 Views

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Caesar Pleaser

With all the talk about Caesar Salad last week, I decided to put up my own recipe this week....

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 21, 2016
Last comment by Sheri Furman, on May 24, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 7 comments | 2516 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 Laura Stec, on May 19, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 16 comments | 5586 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 Italiano, on May 5, 2016 at 1:15 am | 5 comments | 3851 Views

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An Earth Day Toast

It’s Earth Day, April 22nd. Time again to celebrate how lucky we are to live on such a beautiful planet. Sometimes I am critical of human looks;...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Apr 26, 2016 at 1:40 pm | 5 comments | 3447 Views

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Let Men Pay

I was at Rossotti's for Friday happy hour last week, along with all the Apple 40-year anniversary folks running around the backyard, acting all ==I Think...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Apr 22, 2016 at 11:00 pm | 21 comments | 4864 Views

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Local Flavor

The Food Party! has been keeping it local lately. Rendezvous Café and Catering Hidden away east of 101 is a relatively new café...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Apr 21, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 8 comments | 3482 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...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by dewas, on Apr 9, 2016 at 5:41 am | 11 comments | 10265 Views

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Picnic Pleasures

The pleasure of a picnic lies somewhere between genteel society and raw nature. Pepper-crusted salmon, watermelon radish and Humboldt Fog dot plaid blankets laid...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Apr 5, 2016 at 3:43 pm | 8 comments | 4079 Views
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