Two Peas and Their Pod

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...

Recipe for Vegetarian Lentil Soup

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I am not a big fan of the winter. I do enjoy the four seasons, but I only want winter for a day. I hate the cold!! The snow is pretty, but only from inside. I hate driving in it, shoveling it, scraping my...

Peppermint Bark and Peppermint Bark Cookies

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Peppermint bark is a great gift to give out during the holidays. Most people don’t think about making it, but it is so easy and TONS cheaper than the store bought stuff. (not mentioning any names, but come on Williams Sonoma, your bark is...