Two Peas and Their Pod

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...

Roasted Butternut Squash Orzo Salad

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On Saturday, we went to the farmers market and stocked up on fall produce. I love this time of year. We filled our arms with apples, pears, squash, and a large pumpkin. We bought two butternut squashes, one for butternut squash soup , and one...

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

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I know I just posted a pumpkin muffin recipe and several other pumpkin recipes within the last month, but I just can’t stop. I love pumpkin. I honestly was going to call it quits for awhile, but on Saturday morning I was eating my...

Pumpkin Cinnamon Streusel Muffins

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We can’t get enough pumpkin this fall. We started with pumpkin Nutella bread, it didn’t last long so we followed it up with pumpkin chocolate chip bread. My craving still wasn’t fulfilled, so I made a batch of pumpkin granola. I was unpacking our...

White Bean and Artichoke Dip and BlogHer Food Recap

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I have been blessed with unbelievable friends throughout my life-siblings, school pals, college buds, roommates, co-workers, and blogging acquaintances.  I enjoyed the BlogHer Food conference for numerous reasons, but spending time with blogging friends was definitely the highlight. Sitting in a room with hundreds...

Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

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I got home from the BlogHer Food Conference last night. All I can say right now is, wow! My mind and heart are still full. I am honored and grateful to be a part of such a powerful, talented, and inspirational community. I haven’t...