Two Peas and Their Pod

Peppermint Crunch Ice Cream with Chocolate Cocoa Nibs

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My co-worker, Celsa, is a creative genius. She always comes up with the best gifts to give during the holidays. I get excited every year to see what she is giving out. Well, this year I got in on the action early. She asked...

Oatmeal Cookies with White Chocolate and Dried Cranberries

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During the holidays I have to make my oatmeal cookies with white chocolate and dried cranberries. It is a must! They are the perfect cookie for this time of year! The dried cranberries are nice and sweet and go perfectly with the white chocolate...

Lime Coconut Snowballs

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Over the weekend I baked up a storm. I woke up at five on Friday morning and worked out…then started my baking adventures a little after 6:00. I didn’t stop until Josh got home around 5:00! It was a fun filled day! I got...

Scenic Utah

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We recently purchased the Canon Digital Rebel XSI camera…an early Merry Christmas to us:) We are loving it, but still need to figure it out! We have messed with it some, but we have been busy. Our major issues are lighting and just figuring...

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...