Cinco De Mayo was yesterday! Lots of people think it’s Mexico’s independence day but it’s actually a date to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Not that I need an excuse to eat Mexican food, but it definitely inspired me to try something I haven’t done… Continue reading Chicken Al Pastor
It’s not often that I write a blog containing multiple recipes, but I’ve been eating so many damn mushrooms lately, I had to make an exception. Also, does anyone read this part of the blog? When I’m looking for a recipe I tend to scroll through all the yapping and go straight to the good… Continue reading MUSHROOMS! breakfast, lunch & dinner.
HELLO SWEET KITTENS! I haven’t done a blog post in a while because I was busy moving my entire life from Toronto to Los Angeles! I’ve been in LA for just under a month now and because of spending so much time focussing on my career, cooking has taken a back seat. The meals I… Continue reading EVERYDAY TACOS
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
Seriously. I have been craving chicken ALL week. The past few days have been pretty hectic and it seemed like every other minute I was heading to a holiday party and gorging my face on cheese and Swedish meatballs. That being said, I defrosted a whole chicken and I needed to cook it before it… Continue reading I feel like Chicken!
If you’ve never made slow cooker pulled chicken you need to stop what you’re doing and make it right now. It is SO easy, versatile and delicious. Here’s what ya do!: Place 4 chicken breasts in slow cooker. salt and pepper pour 1/2ish cup chicken broth over cook for 7-8 hours on low pull apart… Continue reading Best Pulled Chicken
I started my new food week off right by making a beef stew. When I think beef stew I think root vegetables and red wine. I opted for a lighter version using kale, white beans and white wine. White wine and beef? Am I crazy? Crazy smart, that is! It still gives it a beautiful… Continue reading Beef, Kale and White Bean Stew
I bought a 4 pound pork shoulder because it was a good price. For whatever reason I typed in “Cuban pork roast” into google and was pleasantly surprised. I found this recipe that was actually inspired by the pork in the movie “Chef”. Have you seen Chef? I saw it months ago and LOVED it. I felt… Continue reading 1 Pork Shoulder, 3 Meals!
This week was all about rice! For the first dish I called on ye olde slow cooker again. I feel like I should name this thing because I use it so much. Gord? Larry? Maude? Let’s go with Gord. I had 2 chicken breasts and a hankering for teriaky so I made it happen. After… Continue reading Rice & Risotto
Hello sweet treasures! I made so many delicious meals this week it’s hard to choose a winner. Just like it must have been hard to choose the winners at the Canadian Comedy Awards this past Sunday. I had the honour of being nominated for “Best Female Stand-up”. I didn’t win, BUT I had a blast… Continue reading Slow Cooker Chicken: Two Ways