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THE FOOD PARTY!

How to Meet Smarty-Pants Guys in Mountain View

If you like the techie type, I've figured out a full proof way to meet em.' In honor of my first view of Tampopo, a terrific 1985 movie about noodles, love and...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by geeky family, on Mar 3, 2014 at 9:52 pm | 10 comments | 26843 Views

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cooking is a lot like making love

I wasn't going to write this week, but love got a hold of me. Valentines Day is near my sweet. Let me kiss your hand and whisper poems to you on food and love. You...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by 51st shade of grey, on Feb 27, 2014 at 5:29 am | 4 comments | 27226 Views

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Miso Sick

I'm sick. Not that "down and out for a month" sick that some of you have; more the "sore throat, no mojo-sick." OK, who got me sick? Was it a wild blues...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Feb 5, 2014 at 7:43 am | 4 comments | 31867 Views

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Boobie Burka

Well, that was boring (Superbowl XLVIII). Most memorable for me was the half time show. Question #1: Who is Bruno Mars? Question #2: What up with the...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jessica T, on Feb 4, 2014 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 26137 Views

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Drought Wars Meets Watka

It's official ? California is in a drought. According to National Geographic, the average American lifestyle is kept afloat by about 2,000 gallons of water a day?twice...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jan 23, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 6 comments | 27715 Views

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Overeat, Gorge, Feast, Attack, Pig Out, Fill Up, Binge

I've been having conversations on and off line about last week's blog, Eat Anything You Want Except For Two Days A Week,* and realize it can be approached in one...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jan 22, 2014 at 7:33 am | 8 comments | 37236 Views

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7 Spoons, 1 Bowl ? Polish Christmas Eve

We celebrate Wigilia at the Stec household, a traditional Polish Christmas Eve dinner that begins after sighting the First Star. Kicking off the festivities,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by maggie, on Dec 24, 2013 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 31451 Views

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Still need a gift? Try culinary.

Giving gifts friends and family will actually use is ideal, but it's hard to know what people like. So give em' what they need instead! Try culinary gifts this year...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Krystel, on Dec 20, 2013 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 35882 Views

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Birthday Selfie

OK, I did it. I just took a selfie. Birthday Selfie 2013. I love birthdays. Life is short, so we got to live it up strong on the day we were born. Besides,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Angela, on Dec 11, 2013 at 9:03 am | 10 comments | 35324 Views

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Red, White or Green?

Everyone should host a party once a year. Consider it your ticket into all the other parties. Wine makes a great party guest. For holiday parties, I like to start...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Nov 30, 2013 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 29174 Views

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Chicken Soup for the Soul

I just got some really bad news. Probably the worse news I have had in years. Not about me, but a friend. A good friend. It might as well have happened...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 45849 Views

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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
There are no comments yet. 37198 Views

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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 | 28594 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 | 56058 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 | 38245 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
There are no comments yet. 35139 Views

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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
There are no comments yet. 11113 Views

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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
There are no comments yet. 11277 Views

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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. 18150 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. 7296 Views
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