Our Recipes

Every week we test new recipes for Meal Plans by JuliaCooks. And every day we feed our family of 7 (plus friends and neighbors…) Needless to say, we are in the kitchen a lot. Here are our recipes.

National Grilled Cheese Month!

What do you crave? What treat do you go for regularly and wouldn't want to give up? For many the choice would be something sweet - ooey gooey chocolate chip cookies, a rich cake or piled high ice cream sundae. While I like a good dessert, I could go on ok with my life...

Obligatory Pi(e) Day Post

3.14 3/14 The day that people go nuts for pi and pie. No exception in my house, and I have no issue with any excuse for talking, baking, enjoying pie, so if that excuse has to be math, I'm down. I have baked many pies in my life, more than I could possibly count, and...

Saucy Crock Pot Short Ribs

Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 lbs bone in beef short ribs 1 onion, cut into thick slices 3 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 1 ½ cups beef stock 2 tbsps tomato paste ¼ cup brown sugar 1 tbsp red wine vinegar 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp smoked paprika 2...

Ground Turkey and Apple Slaw Tacos

Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 lb ground turkey 1 ½ tsps chili powder 1 small head of cabbage, shredded, or 10oz bag pre-shredded 1 large apple (I prefer granny smith but any will work), thinly sliced and slices cut in half ½ cup chopped cilantro Juice of 1 lime 2 tbsps...

Sun Dried Tomato and Fontina Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Serves 4 Ingredients: 6 cups any combination fresh vegetables - broccoli, carrots, snow peas, green beans, cabbage, spinach, bok choy, etc 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 2 tbsps sesame oil (toasted or not) ½ -1 cup vegetable broth 3 tbsps tamari or soy sauce 1 tsp...

Spicy Mixed Vegetable Soba Noodles

Ingredients: 6 cups any combination fresh vegetables - broccoli, carrots, snow peas, green beans, cabbage, spinach, bok choy, etc 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 2 tbsps sesame oil (toasted or not) ½ -1 cup vegetable broth 3 tbsps tamari or soy sauce 1 tsp or two...

Onion and Pancetta Crustless Quiche

Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 oz pancetta 1 small or ½ large red onion, sliced 5 eggs 1 cup heavy cream 2/3 cup (more or less) gruyere or cheddar cheese ½ tsp salt 3-4 cranks from a pepper mill Butter for the dish Method: Heat a skillet over medium high heat.  Cook the...

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 sweet potatoes, cut into fries, or wedges if easier 2 tbsps olive oil ½ tsp paprika Pinch of cayenne Zest of 1 lemon 1 tsp salt Pepper from several cranks of the mill Method: Heat the oven to 425.  Toss all the ingredients together....

Curried Cauliflower Burgers

Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 lb cauliflower, finely chopped but not all totally riced - some variation 1 cup grated carrot 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 2 tsps curry powder 1 tsp salt ½ tsp cracked pepper Olive oil 2 eggs 1 cup bread crumbs ½ cup plain yogurt 1-2 tsps...

Crepe Cake

I started making crepes when my now very large children were still tiny. I immediately fell in love with the process. Scoop the batter out, quick pour onto the pan - not too much, not too little, then the all important swirl around the pan. Getting that swirl down is...

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