Two Peas and Their Pod

Zucchini Bread with Dried Cranberries

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Recipe for Peach Almond Cake

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I love Utah peaches. In my book, they are the best! They are finally ripe and ready and I can’t get enough. I bought a bunch last week, but couldn’t eat them fast enough so I decided to use some of them in a...

Lazy Friday and Hiking Catherine’s Pass

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Friday is becoming my lazy blog day. Sorry! It is my day off from work and I usually have errands, cleaning, laundry, cooking/baking, working out, etc. to do. Today I am having fun though. I am going to see Julie & Julia with a...

Whole Wheat Spaghetti with Vegetables and Chickpeas

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When we were participating in the $100 Food Challenge we had to “put on our thinking caps” to create some of our meals. I tried to cook healthy, tasty dishes using the ingredients we already had at home. It was challenging on some nights,...

Plum Nectarine Buttermilk Cake

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I am sure most of you have seen or even baked the fabulous Raspberry Buttermilk Cake from Gourmet. When I saw the recipe I immediately added it to my “must” bake list. I love baking with buttermilk and fresh fruit desserts are so good...

Grilled Vegetable Pasta Salad

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“Summer time and the living’s easy!” It is Friday and I have the day off so I am feeling pretty good today:) We don’t have huge weekend plans, but I am still excited it is here! Fresh, local produce is one of my favorite...

Chocolate Toffee Cookies

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It is hot in Utah. The other day it was 102 degrees outside and of course that was a day I wanted to bake. I try not to turn on the oven when it is roasting outside, but I came across a recipe for...

Recipe for Apricot Sorbet

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We had a great weekend. Josh’s mom came to visit and so did our friends from Colorado. They have five kids so it was quite the party! We went hiking, stopped by the farmer’s market, went swimming at the Dewey’s, and did a lot...

Dried Apricots

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I have always been fond of apricots. My grandpa has a farm in Idaho and we used to go almost every summer when I was a kid. We loved exploring the farm, riding horses, chasing peacocks, milking cows, and picking apricots. There’s nothing better...

Chocolate Chip Cookie Pretzel Bars

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I don’t usually crave salty snacks, but I do love pretzels. Twists, rods, sticks, chocolate or yogurt dipped, I love them. We’ve made homemade soft pretzels and those are super scrumptious too. Pretzels are just a fun snack, in any shape or form! I...