Super Simple Sauteed Snap Peas for Two

Running a site called Peas for Two, I would be remiss if I didn’t include a pea recipe from time to time.  Anthony loves snap peas, and I am happy to prepare a snap pea side dish for… Read More

Quick and Easy Rosemary & Lemon Chicken en Papillote with Potatoes and Warm Spinach Salad

Walt Disney once said, “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things because we’re curious, and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”  This is great advice – if you follow it.  I love trying… Read More

Quick and Easy Honey Mustard Apple Slaw

This bright and sweet-tasting apple slaw is quick, easy to make, and perfect for a table of two.

Mini Lasagna – Made Two Ways

Before the other night, I’d never made a lasagna of any kind. Yes, you read that correctly. I admit that until I made mini lasagnas in a muffin tin on Thursday, I have never made anything even remotely resembling… Read More

Veggie Mini Spring Rolls

I’m really starting to love won ton wrappers! They are light, versatile, and so easy to work with. Last weekend, I made a Valentine’s Day dinner (featured in my blog earlier today) Sage Butternut Squash Ravioli with Lemon… Read More

Local Organic Vegetables at Kumu Farms

Living in paradise (Maui Hawaii) has its advantages – lush palm and plumeria trees, pineapples, beautiful beaches, gourmet restaurants, elegant and fruity cocktails, hula dancing, ukuleles, and a friendly aloha spirit. We also enjoy something extra special – organic… Read More

Roasted Gold Baby Beats & French Baby Carrots

This past weekend, our local grocery store had these beautiful gold baby beets and French baby carrots in their produce section, and I snatched them up with excitement.  I couldn’t wait to cook them! Last night, I had… Read More

Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Purple Cabbage with Red Apple Balsamic Glaze

I love brussels sprouts, and as luck would have it, so does Anthony! With a gorgeous pop of color and a ton of flavor, my Oven-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Red Apple Balsamic Glaze is one of my favorite side… Read More

Mustard Vinaigrette

As I’ve mentioned so many times before, my dad and step mother loved to cook – they still do. They are both married to different people know, and in each household, their delicious dishes delight all.  Both of… Read More

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes – an awesomely savory side dish that used to be whipped up primarily for holidays; however, in the past several years the starchy side seems to have made its comeback. When I was a girl, mashed potatoes at my mother’s… Read More

Yummy Autumn Quick-Braised Pork Chops and Glazed Baby Carrots Recipe

Sweet and savory are two of my favorite tastes, and combining them into one recipe is divine!  With a package of pork chops resting in my refrigerator and a craving for cinnamon and apricot, what is a girl… Read More