Two Peas and Their Pod

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Vinegar

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Mmmm, brussels sprouts. Yes, I sad Mmmm! I love brussels sprouts. I don’t know why this vegetable is hated by so many. They are probably one of my top ten favorite vegetables (I love all vegetables, so they really are high on the list.)...

Fresh Cranberry Orange Sauce

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Cranberry sauce is the perfect side dish for any holiday meal. It is great with turkey, stuffing, plain, or on leftover turkey sandwiches. Every Thanksgiving I make fresh cranberry orange sauce. I love the flavor the orange juice and zest adds to the tart...

Sweet Potato Rosemary Biscuits

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Sweet potatoes are one of my favorite foods. I love them in any form-roasted, in soup, as fries, and even on my tostadas. I made a pan of roasted sweet potatoes last week for lunch and had some leftovers. I was going to stick...

Oreo Cheesecake Cookies

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I am always looking for new cookie recipes to try. Yes, I am well aware that I have a cookie obsession and I am 100% ok with that. I recently stumbled upon a recipe for Oreo Cheesecake Cookies on Tasty Kitchen and knew I...

Toasted Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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The other night I was craving something sweet. The giant bowl of Halloween candy wasn’t tempting me (I tried to buy candy I didn’t like so it wouldn’t be an issue.) I opened our pantry door to see what my options were. The bag...

Cranberry Orange Cinnamon Rolls

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My dad came to visit last week. We gave him the grand tour of our new kitchen and spent some time baking together. It was nice having two ovens to work with, we accomplished so much more this visit:)  My dad is the expert...

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Tostadas

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This week I made black bean and sweet potato tostadas for dinner and used fresh corn tortillas from Tortilla Land. They taste just like homemade fresh tortillas, without all of the work. We haven’t had too many recipe flops, but when were newlyweds we...

Apple Cinnamon Bread

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I love all kinds of apples, but Josh only likes Granny Smith. I try to encourage him to eat an apple a day, but sometimes he forgets and eats donuts instead:) I always try to keep Granny Smith apples on hand, just in case...

Cinnamon Blondies from Perfect One-Dish Dinners

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Sunday has always been one of my favorite days of the week. My day usually consists of church, sports, and Sunday dinner with family and friends. We recently created a delicious Sunday dinner from Pam Anderson’s latest cookbook, Perfect One-Dish Dinners. Josh picked the...

Pumpkin Oatmeal Scotchies and Apron Giveaway

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This week on Make and Takes I shared my pumpkin oatmeal scotchies recipe. If you like regular oatmeal scotchies, you will love the pumpkin version. I personally think they are much better:) Pumpkin and butterscotch are the perfect combination for this fall cookie. Check...