Category: Pies and Other Desserts

Toffee Chaos Cookie Milkshakes {gluten-free}

Goodie Girl Toffee Chaos Cookie Milkshakes {sponsored post}

Disclosure: This recipe for Toffee Chaos Cookie Milkshakes was developed in partnership with Goodie Girl Cookies, who compensated me for this post. All opinions, as always, remain my own.

I am not normally one to seek out gluten-free treats. I don’t have any reason to believe I have a sensitivity. I very much LOVE my …

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Basil Strawberry Pastry Puffs

Basil Strawberry Pastry Puffs are a riff off the familiar strawberry shortcake, with an elegant update. {sponsored post}

Disclosure: I developed this recipe in partnership with Gourmet Garden, who compensated me for this post. As always, all opinions remain 100% my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help keep the lights on!

I rarely get one-on-one time with my kids these days, so when the opportunity arises, it’s to be treasured. …

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Apple Pie Dip

Apple Pie Dip sits in well as an appetizer or dessert and is so much simpler than baking a whole pie!

Disclosure: Thank you to the #FreshTastyValentines sponsors for providing the giveaway prizes free of charge. These companies also provided the participating bloggers with samples and products to use for #FreshTastyValentines recipe development; no additional compensation was given. (In this post in particular, I am using apples I received from Envy Apple in the recipe.) All …

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Deconstructed Ginger Apple Pie

Turn your pie on its head with a Deconstructed Ginger Apple Pie. It'll knock your socks off!

Disclosure: I want to thank Gourmet Garden–my new client–for giving me a chance to develop this recipe for them! They compensated me for this post. All opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help make this blog possible!

For the longest time, I was pie-phobic. While I had dreams of being …

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How To Throw A Memorable Birthday Party

Tie Dye Cupcakes are a fun way to celebrate a birthday! Made easily using boxed cake mix, they wow without a lot of effort!

Our kids never had birthday parties.

Let me rephrase that, for they’ve had more than their fair share, to be honest. But they were between our different sides of the family, combined with cousins or not, and even packaged up with holiday picnics. My kids don’t suffer a lack of fanfare; but we haven’t thrown …

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45 Recipes for Memorial Day

45 Recipes for Memorial Day celebrations - Poet in the Pantry

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial intro to the summer season. Opened with picnics and parades, we welcome the warm days ahead while honoring those who died while serving in the United States armed forces. Get your flags ready to wave and your grill ready to fire up–I have a bevy of essential recipes for …

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Chocolate Raspberry Bread Pudding

Chocolate Raspberry Bread Pudding - poet in the pantry

When life gives you lemons, you’re supposed to make lemonade with them. (I prefer adding some vodka, but that’s just me…) So what do you do when life hands you a loaf of French bread? Make bread pudding, of course!

After attending the latest event put on by The Desultory Theatre Club, I was, …

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Cherry Blueberry Crumble

Cherry Blueberry Crumble - Poet in the Pantry

Summer is full of so many fabulous fruits, but one of my favorites would have to be cherries. Those little orbs–aside from proving to the Witches of Eastwick that they could meddle in other people’s lives–are so packable, so finger-food-friendly, and just so darn delicious. Keep napkins on hand–the juice, sadly stains.

After pitting …

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Strawberry Cheesecake Dip

strawberry cheesecake dip - poet in the pantry

When I was a consultant for a national food-centric direct sales company, I became a bit addicted to their cheesecake product. It was so simple–just mix with cream cheese for a spread or with cream cheese and whipped topping for a no-bake cheesecake–that I went through bottle after bottle of the mix. I told myself …

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Strawberry Shortcake Whoopie Pies

Strawberry Shortcake Whoopie Pies - poet in the pantry

Disclosure: I received coupons from Driscoll’s Berries in order to develop a recipe for their Strawberry Shortcake contest. All photos and opinions remain my own.

I am a whoopie pie freak. What’s my favorite pie? Whoopie. Cupcakes for a classroom birthday party? Nope, whoopie pies. Going to a picnic? I already know what I’m making. …

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