Two Peas and Their Pod

Blackened Salmon with a Parmesan Potato Pancake

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Josh is in charge of cooking once a week. We always cook together, but I have to work late once a week so he takes complete control of what is on the menu. This week I opened the door to one HOT chef:) Josh...

Homemade S’mores

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We made homemade graham crackers awhile ago and loved them. So we knew we had to try homemade marshmallows too! We thought it would be fun to give out homemade Smore’s for a special holiday treat! I assumed the marshmallows would be challenging, but...

Oven Berry Pancakes

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I finally got my hands on Ina Garten’s new book: Barefoot Contessa, Back to Basics. So far I am loving it. We haven’t had time to try a lot of the recipes, but I can just tell this one is a winner! I have...

Recipe for Homemade Gnocchi

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I love Italian food. It is my favorite…ok, I have a lot of favorites, but it is up there for sure! My brother lived in Italy for 2 years and I was lucky enough to go back with him for a fun trip after...

Recipe for Lemon Ricotta Biscuits

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The other day we were flipping channels and stopped on the Food Network. Giada was making her grandmother’s lemon ricotta biscuits. We recently made Giada’s lemon ricotta cookies and fell in love, so we knew we had to try these!! The biscuit dough was...

Healthy Holiday Baking

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The holidays are here and tis the season to be baking and indulging in delicious treats. I love rich, butter filled, decadent, calorie overloaded goodies, but sometimes I need a break from it all. I think we all do! A local television station in...

Recipe for Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

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I don’t get to bake with peanut butter very often because Josh is allergic to all nuts, especially peanuts. Since we usually cook, bake, and eat together, I usually have to omit nuts from everything. Well, this week I had to bake a treat...

Vegetable Soup with Sweet Potatoes and Rosemary

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Ok, please don’t hate me because I made this fabulous vegetable soup, but I forgot to take pictures. I only have one photo and it is not great. I meant to take pictures later, after it cooled down…but I spaced it…and when I remembered...

Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Cookies

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I love baking all year long, but holiday baking is my favorite! It gives me an excuse to make massive amounts of treats to share with friends, family, co-workers, neighbors, anyone and everyone! And I am even more excited this year because my handsome...

Orange Pull Apart Rolls

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On Thanksgiving we were in charge of making the rolls. Of course we made my dad’s famous potato rolls, it is a Dixon family tradition and they are the best:) But we also wanted to try something different…baking one thing just wasn’t enough. So...