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THE FOOD PARTY!

Tis the Seasonings

The older I get, the more I think culinary gifts are great choices for friends and family. People will actually use them, and in doing so get turned on to new tastes...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Custom Made Suits in Hong Kong, 23 minutes ago | 16 comments | 13754 Views

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Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie

I've been Food Partying! with tahini lately, that peanut butter-like food made of sesame seeds, and most often used to make hummus. So when this recipe crossed...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by Elaine, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 1475 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. 1983 Views

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Free Cooking Events at Burlingame Library

Burlingame Library is hosting a summer food series and yours truly is part of the mix. Join us this Saturday, or in August. If you stop by, please come...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Ranjor Das, on Jul 22, 2017 at 11:24 pm | 4 comments | 1420 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, bread...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 13, 2015
Last comment by Rohan_Kukreja, on Jul 13, 2017 at 10:27 pm | 10 comments | 9356 Views

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Leftover Love

I love leftovers. You know, sloppy seconds. Stop - I'm back talking food. While some eaters have a strong aversion to eating day one food on day two, I welcome...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by hppyromz, on Jul 10, 2017 at 3:39 am | 6 comments | 85739 Views

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Update on Martins Beach

If you’ve been Food Partying! for awhile, you know we're following People vs Darth Vader - lawsuits involving Half Moon Bay and The Food Party’s! favorite...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jul 8, 2017 at 3:33 pm | 26 comments | 4005 Views

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Mama Rossotti to Roadhouse in the Sky

I guess you’d call me a Rossotti regular. I greet the bartenders by name, and other Zott’s say hi when I arrive. For years I’ve backyarded birthdays,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Joel, on Jul 8, 2017 at 2:41 pm | 20 comments | 4003 Views

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Italy By The Bay

I am not a native to Italy, but I got there as quick as I could. Last year we did a culinary tour around the country, including a stop to

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 25, 2017
Last comment by honda kim thanh, on Jun 28, 2017 at 1:32 am |
5 comments | 2436 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 Jean Van Buskirk, on Jun 23, 2017 at 7:33 pm | 41 comments | 40182 Views

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Time To Get Stoned

You know it feels great when you indulge, and the season is short. It's time to enjoy our local stone fruit. Just coming into harvest, the season ends as soon...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by gt stoned, on Jun 23, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 6 comments | 3192 Views

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More Places to Eat and Drink in the Sun

Last year, we did a popular blog, Places to Eat and Drink in...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Charlene Margot, on Jun 15, 2017 at 6:23 pm |
4 comments | 2895 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 Food...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 11, 2016
Last comment by JCL, on Jun 15, 2017 at 2:01 pm | 13 comments | 18893 Views

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Kohlrabi Cracker – Your Next Book Club Appetizer

You’ve been hauling all day, and now it’s time for book club. Damn, the potluck, what to bring last minute? I’ve got you covered baby, try...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 30, 2017
Last comment by julia, on Jun 9, 2017 at 11:29 pm | 4 comments | 3733 Views

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The D = Dad

With D-Day just past and Fathers Day this weekend, I offer you a sweet slice of history and honor. Two weeks ago, I wrote about our family garage sale, and...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Brit, on Jun 5, 2017 at 1:34 am | 6 comments | 14018 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 Tom Kirvin, on Jun 1, 2017 at 8:52 am | 10 comments | 9026 Views

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Cherries and Berries

It’s cherry season and wow - have you noticed it’s the cherriest? Seems like cherries are everywhere! I asked Deborah Olson why. She’s a 4th...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jeff, on May 29, 2017 at 3:24 pm | 6 comments | 3003 Views

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Cherry Brie Quesadilla with Raspberry Chipotle Sauce and Heart Garnish

Here’s a great Memorial Day BBQ Recipe, using the fresh cherries that are everywhere right now. Buy local at Olson’s Cherry Farm, and learn about this...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 27, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2165 Views

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Strawberry Brownies

We’ve all been a bit worried about the berry season; admit it. With the rain and cold - I’ve been eyeing those phony berries on the shelves and pining...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 7, 2017
Last comment by Laura Stec, on May 15, 2017 at 8:47 am | 5 comments | 4006 Views

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World’s Most Expensive Foods, or What to Do with All That Extra Cash

Tax Day a’-cometh. I don’t have to pay this year though. I own my own business, and so does the president, and since he doesn’t pay, I’ll...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by solitaire , on May 13, 2017 at 11:03 pm | 3 comments | 3917 Views
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Opening alert: Kyosho Sushi in Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,377 views

Umeboshi - The Macrobiotic Antibiotic
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,983 views

Beyond the Nightly Walk – Power Walking
By Max Greenberg | 0 comments | 350 views

 

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