The holidays are among us and tensions are running high! This is supposed to be “the most wonderful time of the year” but sometimes things don’t go as planned. Let’s just say that I’m back in Ottawa and things are definitely not all rainbows and butterflies. My entire family has so much on their plates… Continue reading Cheesy Potato Stuffed Mushrooms
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
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
I really went all out with this meal because I was a lazy Susan all week. This was the perfect Sunday night meal. Porchetta with salt baked miso and kale stuffed potatoes and arugula salad. Earlier this week I curled up with the newest edition of Food & Drink magazine (free at the LCBO) and… Continue reading Porchetta and Miso Baked Potatoes
What am I making for dinner tonight you ask? Hoisin marinated pork chops and ginger soy grean beans. Sounds good, doesn’t it? OH. IT WAS. You could almost say it was SOY good. I marinated the boneless pork chops is hoisin sauce, soy sauce, dijon, minced ginger and honey. Just a squirt/dash or two of… Continue reading SOY GOOD PORK
Nothing says “SUMMER IS HERE” like a delicious rack of ribs. Unfortunately my condo doesn’t allow BBQ’s so I had to get comfy with my oven. “Low and slow” is always what people say when it comes to ribs, but sometimes I don’t have time for slow. I like my ribs like I like my… Continue reading RIBS RIBS RIBS!