Exploring local culture through food and drink.

Welcome! Julia Eats is a food and lifestyle blog exploring local food, beverages, and products. After living the expat life in Spain and Mexico, I’ve returned to my home of Frederick, Maryland to rediscover all that this wonderful area has to offer. Thanks for visiting!

Latest Posts

Peppermint lemon balm tea

Garden Fresh Peppermint and Lemon Balm Tea

Peppermint is taking over my garden and it makes me very happy. I purposefully planted the mint in a bare spot that I wanted to fill in and it reliably covered all of the open space. It has established itself as the ruler of its domain, effectively blocking all weeds. It is bordered by a […]

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Hot Milk Cake with Fresh-Picked Strawberries

The best strawberry shortcake starts in the field with perfectly sun ripened strawberries that you picked with your own hands. Strawberry season is well underway in Maryland. In fact, it typically goes from late-May through mid-June, so hurry and get them while you can. We filled our buckets at Glade Link Farms on a beautiful […]

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Where to find Farmers Markets in Frederick throughout the Week

Farmers Markets are in full swing around Frederick County. Saturdays are the biggest market days, with at least six markets underway. But what if you need some fresh salad greens, local berries, or lamb chops on a different day? Luckily, on any given day (except for Mondays) you can find a farmers market somewhere in […]

Frederick FiberFest: Spring Colors in Yarn

Last Saturday I ventured out to the spring FiberFest at the Frederick Fairgrounds. I wouldn’t consider myself a knitter, but I’ve been thinking about adding it to my toolbox of mindfulness practices. Mindfulness through yarn! Besides, it was a beautiful spring day, I knew that my favorite food trucks were going to be there, and […]


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