Two Peas and Their Pod

Almond Cookies with Cranberries & White Chocolate

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Christmas is right around the corner and I haven’t stopped baking yet. I am having way too much fun in the kitchen. I love this time of year and the sugar rush keeps me going:) Almond cookies with dried cranberries and white chocolate are...

Fresh Cranberry Scones

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I love Christmas morning. When I was little I used to stay up all night anxiously awaiting for Santa to come down our chimney. I was too excited to sleep. I had to drag my family  members out of bed every year to see...

Lace Cookies

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We are cookie crazy this week. I blame it on the holiday season, even though I am always crazy about cookies. At least I have an excuse this time of year:) Every Christmas I make lace cookies. They are a tradition in our home...

Soft Gingersnap Cookies with White Chocolate Chunks

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If you are finished with your holiday baking or think your holiday goodie list is complete, think again.  These soft ginger cookies with white chocolate chunks are a MUST make. I have a hard time choosing a favorite holiday cookie, but if I had...

Orange Ricotta Cookies with Dark Chocolate

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I got hit with a nasty flu bug on Saturday. I spent most of the weekend in bed. My diet consisted of ice chips and Gatorade, not fun. I am feeling a little better today, but will probably lay low and try to get...

Holiday Cake Pops

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The one and only Bakerella came to Utah in October for a book signing at Williams Sonoma. I love Angie and her Cake Pops book, so of course I showed up with a two of my Utah blogging friends-Becky and Becky. Before the book...

Kitchen Remodel: The Big Reveal

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As most of you know, we have been remodeling our kitchen and house for the past four months. It has been a long road, but we are done! Yahoo! It is finally time to share our new kitchen with all of you. I know...

Cranberry Orange Brie Crostini

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December is filled with holiday parties, dinners, and events. We love seeing so many of our friends, family members, and celebrating the joyous season. Of course, we enjoy the tasty food as well. One of my favorite holiday appetizers to serve and eat is...

Jammin’ Sugar Cookie Thumbprints

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Jam thumbprints are a popular holiday cookie. I always bake at least one batch during December. The other day I was browsing through Abby Dodge’s Dessert 4 Today cookbook and found a recipe for Jammin’ Sugar Cookie Thumbprints. I turned on my favorite Christmas...

Poppy Chow

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“Poppy chow” is my latest sugary obsession. It is similar to the popular cereal snack “puppy chow,” but made with popcorn instead of Chex cereal. Popcorn is generously covered in chocolate, peanut butter, and then drenched with powdered sugar. When I saw ZoeDawn’s recipe...