Two Peas and Their Pod

Kitchen Remodel-Part Three

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I haven’t done a kitchen remodel update in quite some time. Honestly, I am a little embarrassed by the way our home looks. If you didn’t know we were remodeling, you would probably guess that we were caught in the middle of a tornado....

Banana-Nut Oat Bran Muffins

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Today we have a special treat, a guest post from my dear blogging friend, Michelle, of Brown Eyed Baker. If you don’t already follow her delicious blog, check it out. You will be hooked! Thanks Michelle for being our first guest post ever and...

Double-Crusted Plum Crisp

plum crisp

If you read my roasted plum post, you know we have a plum tree that is flourishing. I love biting into a soft, succulent, freshly picked plum. It brings me great joy. I also love transforming our plums into delectable desserts. I made this...

Roasted Plums with Greek Yogurt, Honey, and Almonds

roasted plums with yogurt

When we bought our house, one of the selling points was the plum tree along the fence. I knew we would enjoy eating ripe, juicy plums right off the tree every summer. So far, we have, but the tree has gone above and beyond...

Melon Salad with Mint, Lime, and Sea Salt

melon with mint, lime, and sea salt

Last weekend we went to the farmers market and stumbled upon Israeli melon. They were giving away samples and I was intrigued. After one taste, I was hooked. We bought a melon and came home and enjoyed it for lunch. We served our melon...

Zucchini Cookies with Chocolate Chips and Dried Cranberries

zucchini chocolate chip cookies

Is your garden producing obscene amounts of zucchini right now? We didn’t plant any zucchini this year, but I knew we wouldn’t go without. Our good friend is kindly sharing his never ending supply. I decided to make good use of the zucchini and...

Peaches ‘n Cream Muffins

peaches n cream muffins

Today is the first day of school for the kids in our neighborhood. I am a little jealous. I kind of miss the back to school butterflies. I wish I could go back to school sometimes, well, at least for a week:) I miss...

Steel Cut Oats with Rhubarb and Apple Topping

steel cut oats

It is almost the end of summer and our rhubarb plants are still going strong. I have tried to make as many rhubarb recipes as possible, but I can’t keep up. Yesterday the rhubarb plant was staring me down, I knew it was time...

Lime Ice Cream

lime ice cream

Last night we went to a Dave Matthews Band concert with Dara from Cookin’ Canuck and her husband. We had a great time! It was fun to sit under the stars and listen to some good tunes. We were out past my bed time,...

Fluffernutter Cookies

peanut butter fluffernutter cookies

It’s almost time for the kids to go back to school for another year of learning, friends, and fun.  I always enjoyed the first few weeks of school, but then reality sets in. The days of summer soon fade and play time is replaced...