My father-in-law, Armand (aka "Cook"), is easily one of the coolest people I've ever met and undeniably "the most interesting man in the world." Not only is he always primed with a valuable lesson, a fascinating anecdote or an entertaining story from his many life experiences, but at 82 years young, he's still writing and … Continue reading Awww, shucks!
How to get the perfect hard-boiled egg every time
Are you still buying roasted red peppers in a jar? Possibly you've noticed that the flavor of jarred peppers is somewhat different than freshly roasted peppers. That's because they're packed in a brine designed to extend their shelf-life. That brine usually consists of a blend of ingredients, such as salt, sugar and citric acid, which … Continue reading Roasting Peppers is as easy as 1, 2, 3…
Looking for a simple way to impress your guests this New Years Eve? Everyone loves baked brie, and turns out, it's as easy as 1...2...3! The spiced almonds in this preparation give this decadent dish a pop of texture and balance the inherent richness of the cheese, while the drizzle of honey adds a hint … Continue reading Baked Brie with Spiced Almonds and Honey
Since my site is called "Two Peas in a Pod," I feel justly compelled to start with some simple, healthy and delicious peapod recipes. Sugar snap peas are in season and plentiful right now, so you should be able to find them in your favorite market for a reasonable price. They're also high in vitamins … Continue reading Perfect Peas in a Pod
This is an un-pea-lievably exciting first step in a project that I've been thinking about for some time. I love to write, sometimes I need to write, and I have SO much to say! As a result, my daughter, McKay, has been encouraging me to start a blog so that I have a forum for … Continue reading Welcome to Two Peas in a Pod!