Two Peas and Their Pod

Easy Vegetable Stir Fry with Brown Rice

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I had a bunch of vegetables that needed to be used so we threw together a quick stir fry for dinner. Nothing too fancy, but it was tasty! I love quick, easy, meals that are also good for you! We used our new rice...

Pumpkin Cupcakes

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I have been in a baking mood lately…ok, I think I am always in that mood:) Is that bad??? Anyways, I decided to make pumpkin cupcakes, a recipe from Fresh from Cate’s Kitchen, a blog I absolutely adore. The cupcake batter was easy to...

Spicy Shrimp and Bok Choy Soup

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Josh’s favorite word is BOK CHOY! One time when we were still dating, we went grocery shopping and he spotted bok choy in the produce section. He insisted on yelling out, “Do you know what my favorite vegetable is??? Well, it is BOK CHOY!!”...

Dorie’s Classic Banana Bundt Cake

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Sorry it has been a few days, work and life got busy:) Over the weekend we had a little shin dig at our place. It was fun having some friends over and it gave me an excuse to make treats!! I made caramel corn,...

Dried Fruit

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My new obsession is drying fruit! I just can’t get enough! Josh’s co-worker gave us her old food dehydrator since she never used it. It is old but still does the job. I got it out this week and it has been running non-stop!...

Cinnamon Toffee Oatmeal Cookies

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Last week a grocery store had Hershey’s chocolate chips on sale for 70 cents a bag. Sure, you had to buy ten bags but that was not an issue for me. The more chocolate in the house the better! Plus the holidays are coming...

Tortellini Vegetable Soup

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The weather is finally cooler here in Utah. We had a good rainstorm over the weekend that brought cooler temperatures and it looks like they are here to stay. I am not a fan of the cold, but I don’t mind the fall’s chilly,...

Chocolate Glazed Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars

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Yesterday we went up to the Dewey/Pennington cabin just east of Kamas, Utah. We had a great time relaxing with the family! It is always a treat to visit the cabin. Lincoln, Josh, and I went on a hike, Lincoln style…that means a drive:)...

Pumpkin Cake Roll Recipe

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Every fall I make pumpkin rolls. They are always a hit and so easy to do. I usually make a couple at a time and keep them in the freezer. You can pull them out for a party, dinner, or a sweet treat! The...

Zucchini, Tomato, and Eggplant Risotto

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I enjoy a good risotto. Arborio rice brings such a great richness to the table. I don’t even mind all of the stirring involved. I think of it as a bonus arm workout for the day! We tried a new version of risotto. This...