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THE FOOD PARTY!

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
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THE FOOD PARTY!

Local Flavor - Surf, Save and Swallow

This Week! Three super-fun, food-action events to chew and get-yer-goin' on :) Surfrider Social /Ocean Friendly Restaurant Kickoff Half Moon Bay Brewing...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 8, 2018
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THE FOOD PARTY!

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
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THE FOOD PARTY!

Lettuce Pray

God bless lettuce, all that leafy, green goodness that many of us just don’t eat enough of. I was in Lucky grocery getting a sandwich today and every one...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 20, 2019
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THE FOOD PARTY!

CIA. Choose Your Weapon. Plants?

Headed back in a few weeks to the CIA (Culinary Institute of America) in Napa for the 2019 Global Plant-Forward Culinary...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 8, 2019
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THE FOOD PARTY!

Local Flavor – Berries and the Riviera

U-Pick Berries It’s time to head back to Webb Ranch in Portola Valley for U-Pick berry season....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 7, 2019
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THE FOOD PARTY!

4th of July Snacks

Here's a perfect, easy snack for the upcoming holiday. Make each individual strawberry into it's own snack, or cut in half to make the carton go farther. Happy...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 30, 2019
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THE FOOD PARTY!

Summer Cooking Classes - Free!

San Mateo County Libraries are sponsoring a free series of 1-hour cooking classes, taught by yours truly. Contact the individual library to RSVP. Join us and learn...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 8, 2019
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AD LIBS

Ad Libs: Where's our downtown theater festival?

You can't complain about an evening of Balkan-Yiddish-gospel-postmodern music, really. World Music Day sounds pretty cool (except that you can't call it WMD without...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jun. 12, 2009
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Ad Libs: Still a party in the pressroom

Last night I went to my only party of the season that features fudge made by the district attorney. It was the annual holiday fete in the pressroom in the county...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Dec. 9, 2009
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Ad Libs: More trucks and cheese, please

This is one of those Fridays when I'm left with several interesting tidbits that I wish could've made it into the print edition this week. Paper stretches only so...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 25, 2011
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Ad Libs: Mr. Congeniality at the Cantor

I have a confession: I get in trouble a lot at the Cantor Arts Center. I know, arts editors should be setting a good example. But I go into exhibits with my little...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Oct. 19, 2011
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Ad Libs: 'Mapping Edo'

In our young country, it seems inconceivable that a span of 200-plus years could be just "a period," a fraction of our history. But that's Japan (and most other...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Aug. 22, 2013
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ON THE PAGE

The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer

I just finished reading (belatedly) Meg Wolitzer's 2013 bestseller The Interestings. I want to break the long silence...

Original post made by Nick Taylor on Jul. 7, 2015
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What to do when half your book is dead

(continued from "A Pantser Brought to Heel") In an hour-long phone call, my...

Original post made by Nick Taylor on Jan. 19, 2016
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Forget You're Reading This

My wife was skeptical when I showed her the Advance Reader Edition of my new novel,

Original post made by Nick Taylor on Feb. 9, 2016
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SENIOR FOCUS

Stanford Assistive Technology Course – Open to the public – A Rolling Opportunity

One of the hidden gems happening every January – mid-March on Stanford campus is David Jaffe’s Perspectives in Assistive Technology (ENGR110/210) course....

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Apr. 8, 2016
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Radio Show, Katz's Corner, Focused on Men's Health Particularly Prostate Health

You (men) hit 50/55/60 and you are getting your PSA checked to see if you have prostate-related issues, particularly prostate cancer. According to the ACS, men should...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Aug. 10, 2016
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Beyond the Nightly Walk – Power Walking

pow•er walk•ing noun A form of cardiopulmonary exercise consisting of fast walking with exaggerated swinging of the arms. As someone with osteoarthritis...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jul. 25, 2017
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Senior Scam Stopper Seminar at EPA Senior Center Recap

Here’s a nifty little scam for you: Someone knocks on the door after turning your water main off. He says he was just checking your neighbor’s water...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Sep. 25, 2017
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