Slow-Cooked Beef Stew

November 12, 2013 Beef
Slow-Cooked Beef Stew -- Juggling With Julia

Stew me, it said. And so I did. Cook me long and low, it said. Thus, I did. Bathe me in a rich and flavorful sauce, it said. A slave to my ingredients, I had no choice but to…did. I have conversations with my ingredients; usually, but not always, in my head. Oh please, save the mock surprise. The stew beef spoke to […]

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The Jazzy Diaries

November 6, 2013 General
The Jazzy Diaries -- Juggling With Julia

Hello, friends! We’re going to take a pause from our usual foodie ways for today. It all starts with a question. Are you a dog person? I am. Though I am a cat owner, and love my Siamese princess to no end, I am definitely also a dog person. I love dogs for their people-pleasing, I’m-just-here-to-love-you personalities. I had […]

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Chicken Tortellini and Spinach Soup

October 30, 2013 Chili/Soup/Stew
Chicken Tortellini and Spinach Soup - Juggling With Julia

Will you let my family know I want them to make this for me? I’m definitely going to need this version of healing chicken soup soon. I can feel that cold coming on even as I sit here in a local Starbucks blogging away. My voice is half gone, and all I want is a […]

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Halloween Round-up: 5 Tasty Treats

October 28, 2013 Appetizers & Snacks
Halloween Round Up - -Juggling With Julia

Last Halloween, I was caught with my clown-pants down. October 31st was rolling in and I had not one single idea about a special Halloween treat, never mind any kind of cool supper to have before heading out into the dark to yell, “Trick or treat!”  I think we had toast. But with some inspiration from the […]

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Old-fashioned Chunky Cinnamon Applesauce

October 24, 2013 Appetizers & Snacks
Old-fashioned Chunky Cinnamon Applesauce -- Juggling With Julia

We love, love, love apples and cinnamon. One child, in fact, is Rain-man like in his need to take a Mott’s Cinnamon Applesauce in his lunch every single day. That is why I’m so psyched to have had a 1/2 bushel of McIntosh apples to play around with. For a few weeks anyway, we can skip […]

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Pumpkin Spice Snack Mix

October 22, 2013 Appetizers & Snacks
Pumpkin Spice Snack Mix -- Juggling With Julia

Do you love all things pumpkin? Do you believe salty and sweet is the greatest culinary duo ever? Do you think Chex mix ought to have its own food group? If you shouted “Yes, YES, YES!”  then stop everything and make this. Pumpkin Spice Snack Mix. No oven. Ready in about 20 minutes. Pumpkin and […]

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Martha Doesn’t Get Us…and That’s OK

October 18, 2013 Blogging
Ipswich River Park Oct 2013 -- Juggling With Julia

Hello and happy Friday! We made it! Can I get a big WHOOP?  Why did this 4-day work week seem so long? No matter. I’ve got a little something different for you in today’s post, and it’s not just because I forgot to take photos of the homemade applesauce I was going to share with you. […]

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Chunky Apple Snack Cake

October 17, 2013 Dessert
Chunky Apple Snack Cake -- Juggling With Julia

Apple picking on a picture perfect October day — nothing better. Just look at that blue sky. And those luscious Macintosh apples exploding off the branch! New England rocks when it comes to the beauty and bounty of the Fall season. What could be better? I’ll tell you. Taking a HUGENORMOUS bite outta one and eating that baby like it’s your […]

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Barbecue Rubbed Grilled Chicken

October 15, 2013 Chicken
Barbecue Rubbed Grilled Chicken -- Juggling With Julia

You know how sometimes you’re like, “Oh, what the heck am I going to do with this chicken for dinner??” You think to  yourself, “I’ll just marinate it.” And then you look at the clock and it’s “Oh shoot, it’s 3:00 already. That’s so not happening.” And then you’re all “Grrrrrrrr…” What happens next? You want flavorful chicken, […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Sage Soup

October 8, 2013 Bacon
Roasted Butternut Squash and Sage Soup -- Juggling With Julia

It’s Fall. That means soup season!! Yay! I think… My feelings are very conflicted on this point. On the one hand, I love everything Fall. The crunchy leaves. Long walks in cool, sunny weather. Wearing my fave sweatshirt again. Baking in my kitchen without requiring electrolyte replacement therapy ^.^ Reuniting with my favorite Levi’s 515 […]

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