Every once and a while it’s fun to ditch what you’re familiar with and try something completely new. About a year ago my friends and I got together and had a Peruvian themed dinner party. We all made a dish and got to taste some food and flavours that we didn’t get a chance to… Continue reading Banh Mi, Baby!
Happy belated national pizza day! I didn’t even know that february 9th was a special pizza day until I saw the hashtag trending on Twitter. When it comes to food, I am very easily influenced so I just HAD to make have for NPD! Considering I didn’t anticipate on making pizza, I used the ingredients… Continue reading Pesto Chicken Pizza
I love pasta. I love meat sauce. I love it so much that I decided to make TWO completely different dishes using the popular “pasta and meat sauce” combo. Spaghetti squash & ground chicken boats Spaghetti & meatballs in red sauce Let’s start with the lighter option. Spaghetti squash is one of those neat veggies… Continue reading Spaghetti and Meat Sauce, Two Ways!
Last week I promised french onion soup. This week I delivered. It’s currently slightly warm out for February but I promise you when I made this last week it was frosty the NO-man. French onion soup is one of those delicious dishes that reminds me of the best parts of my childhood. I took a… Continue reading French Onion Soup
Winter sucks. I’m over it. Yes, winter is great if you can spend your time skiing, skating and making snow angles but as a woman on the go in a big city, I don’t have time for that! Sometimes I don’t even feel like going outside to get groceries but I do it anyway because… Continue reading Julia’s Two Bean Beef Chili
Last week was a rough. Cancer took the lives of a ton of celebrities (and a ton of other people who aren’t famous so it wasn’t in the news. F*&# CANCER). The one that affected me the most was David Bowie, probably because I thought he was immortal. Obviously I know he’s not immortal, I’m… Continue reading Star Anise Chicken with Mars Bar Mole
Welcome to Eating with Julia! You may know me from Tumblr, but here is a whole new look. Enjoy 🙂 I took advantage of my cast iron pots and pans this week because I love a seamless transition from stove to oven. My first creation was buttery, lemon, dijon chicken breasts with balsamic roasted brussel… Continue reading Cast Iron Creations
‘Twas American Thanksgiving this past weekend and my friend Carla decided to throw a Thanksgiving party seeing as our friends never get to spend the holidays together because we’re too busy with family. Carla made the amazing turkey (a happy turkey!) and SIX PIES (2 apple, 2 pumpkin, 2 pecan) and the guests were in… Continue reading Thanksgiving Vegducken
What’s for dinner tonight? Spicy seafood pasta. Let’s talk about this pasta. Here are the ingredients you’ll need: I can whole tomatoes red pepper flakes frozen mussels frozen shrimp Shallot or small onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped brown rice pasta 1 tsp dried basil salt and pepper drizzle of olive oil It’s very easy… Continue reading Spicy Seafood Pasta
Today I got REAL crazy and made pizza from scratch. I’ve made many o’ pizza on this blog but this time I made it with a buckwheat crust whaaaaaat! That means it’s gluten free y’all! Check this recipe: http://www.food.com/recipe/easy-as-pie-10-minute-no-rise-thin-crust-pizza-dough-422607 This is the one I usually use but instead of bread flour I used buckwheat! I… Continue reading Gluten Free Pizza