Two Peas and Their Pod

Recipe for Andes Mint Brownies

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During the holidays I bought a bag of Andes Mint Chips, but never got around to using them. I had too many other things to bake! I found them in my stash the other day and decided to whip up a quick treat for...

Recipe for Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Chocolate chip cookies are my favorite, so I am always testing new recipes. For the Utah game, we had to have some sweets. They were playing in the Sugar Bowl! I decided to make Chewy Chocolate Chip cookies with red M&M’s, white chocolate chips,...

Recipe for Buffalo Hot Wings

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Our dear friend Jason bought us a deep fryer for Christmas. Josh was on Cloud 9! He still is! I appreciate the gift, but a deep fryer? Jason knows I would NEVER allow Josh to buy one on his own, hence the gift. I...

Guacamole Dip

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Welcome to 2009! I hope everyone is ready and excited for the new year! Over the weekend we had a party to watch the University of Utah play in the Sugar Bowl. Josh graduated from the U and he is the biggest fan! It...

Dad’s Frozen Cookies

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My dad is famous for a lot of things, but these cookies are at the top of the list. My dad’s mom used to make these cookies for him, so this recipe goes way back in the family archives:) These cookies are not the...

Dorie’s Raisin Swirl Bread

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I had one request when I went home for the holidays…I told my dad we HAD to make Dorie’s Raisin Swirl Bread. I have been eying this recipe since I opened the book, but have never gotten around to making it. And since my...

Family Pizza Party

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When we were in Illinois we made Chicago Style Deep Dish pizza for dinner. It was so much fun. The whole family got in on the action! My dad makes the best pizza ever! He normally does a regular thin crust pizza, but this...

Lavash Crackers

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We are finally home! We got back to Utah late on Saturday night. We had a wonderful time in Illinois. We spent a lot of time with the family, it was fun just hanging out. We did a lot of baking, eating, relaxing, watching...

A Christmas Tradition

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I am sharing one of our family traditions today. Every year my dad cuts down our Christmas tree. We live in the middle of nowhere in Illinois, so he goes out into the woods to find our tree. (kind of like Chevy Chase on...

Recipe for Cinnamon Rolls

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We are having a great time in Illinois, minus the bone chilling weather. Luckily, we have been inside a lot. My dad has been spoiling us with a fire in the fireplace and tasty treats from the hot oven. We love vacation!! My dad...