Two Peas and Their Pod

Recipe for S’mores Cookies

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On Sunday we hosted a dessert party for our neighborhood. The tradition is to serve root beer floats, but since we were hosting, I put my foot down. I don’t drink soda and I have never liked root beer floats, so I asked if...

Lemon Verbena Blueberry Scones

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Our lemon verbena is getting huge. We have it in a pot outside and it is really tall, it looks like a tree in a small pot:) If you haven’t grown or experimented with lemon verbena, I highly recommend you try to find some....

Recipe for Basil Pesto without Nuts or "Pistou"

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We don’t have a huge garden, but our herbs are growing like weeds. We have lemon verbena, rosemary, thai basil, and basil. My basil plants were full so I decided to make a batch of pesto to freeze. Josh is allergic to nuts so...

Zucchini Bread with Dried Cranberries

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Recipe for Peach Almond Cake

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I love Utah peaches. In my book, they are the best! They are finally ripe and ready and I can’t get enough. I bought a bunch last week, but couldn’t eat them fast enough so I decided to use some of them in a...

Lazy Friday and Hiking Catherine’s Pass

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Friday is becoming my lazy blog day. Sorry! It is my day off from work and I usually have errands, cleaning, laundry, cooking/baking, working out, etc. to do. Today I am having fun though. I am going to see Julie & Julia with a...

Whole Wheat Spaghetti with Vegetables and Chickpeas

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When we were participating in the $100 Food Challenge we had to “put on our thinking caps” to create some of our meals. I tried to cook healthy, tasty dishes using the ingredients we already had at home. It was challenging on some nights,...

Plum Nectarine Buttermilk Cake

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I am sure most of you have seen or even baked the fabulous Raspberry Buttermilk Cake from Gourmet. When I saw the recipe I immediately added it to my “must” bake list. I love baking with buttermilk and fresh fruit desserts are so good...

Grilled Vegetable Pasta Salad

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“Summer time and the living’s easy!” It is Friday and I have the day off so I am feeling pretty good today:) We don’t have huge weekend plans, but I am still excited it is here! Fresh, local produce is one of my favorite...

Chocolate Toffee Cookies

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It is hot in Utah. The other day it was 102 degrees outside and of course that was a day I wanted to bake. I try not to turn on the oven when it is roasting outside, but I came across a recipe for...