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Eating Connecticut: Milkcraft West Hartford

PB&J cone at Milkcraft, West Hartford

Where do you go when you’re looking for an extraordinary ice cream experience? Milkcraft in West Hartford, Connecticut, of course!

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Eating Connecticut: Ocho Cafe Tacos & Tequila

A flaming margarita at Ocho Cafe Tacos & Tequila, West Hartford, Connecticut

Disclosure: I was a guest of Ocho Cafe Tacos & Tequila at a recent event where they invited local influencers to taste a sampling of their menu. All photos and opinions remain my own.

At the convergence of Route 44/Albany Avenue and Route 218/North Main Street in West Hartford, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Bishop’s …

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Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Tzatziki

AD: Spicy Brussels Sprouts with Tzatziki

Disclosure: This post and recipe for Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Tzatziki was sponsored by Sabra. As always, all opinions remain 100% my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help make Poet in the Pantry possible!

My eating habits have been downright terrible lately.

This commitment to rest and relaxation during the second …

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Pan-Roasted Maple Dijon Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Pan-Roasted Maple Dijon Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts with Bacon {sponsored}

I developed this recipe for Pan-Roasted Maple Dijon Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts with Bacon in collaboration with Side Delights, who compensated me for this post. All opinions, as always, remain my own. Thanks for sharing my excitement for the brands that help keep my creativity flowing! Those lazy, hazy days of summer will be upon us …

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Southwestern Hummus Dip

Celebrating National Hummus Day with a Southwestern Twist! #ad #unofficialmeal #nationalhummusday

Disclosure: This is a compensated post written on behalf of Sabra for National Hummus Day. All opinions–as well as my enthusiasm for hummus–remain entirely my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep the lights on at Poet in the Pantry!

It’s National Hummus Day 2017!!

May 13th is the day set aside annually …

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Travel: Luxury and Adventure Await at Gateway Canyons Resort {Part 2}

A visit to Gateway Canyons Resort in Gateway, Colorado is full of luxury and adventure!

Disclosure: while my travel and accommodations were provided by Gateway Canyons Resort, free of charge, all opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the brands who help make this blog happen!

When we left off in Part 1…

…it was time to leave the pool and catch a bus. I throw on my clichéd …

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Travel: Luxury and Adventure Await at Gateway Canyons Resort! {Part 1}

A visit to Gateway Canyons Resort in Gateway, Colorado is full of luxury and adventure!

Disclosure: while my travel and accommodations were provided by Gateway Canyons Resort, free of charge, all opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the brands who help make this blog happen!

It’s mid-June 2016. I exit the tiny airport in Grand Junction, Colorado, to a blast of desert heat. This isn’t Connecticut anymore. A …

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Sweet and Spicy Bacon, Brussels Sprouts, Broccoli, and Asparagus

Sweet and Spicy Bacon, Brussels Sprouts, Broccoli, and Asparagus

Disclosure: I developed this recipe for Sweet and Spicy Bacon, Brussels Sprouts, Broccoli, and Asparagus in partnership with TABASCO, who compensated me for this post. All opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Poet in the Pantry!

I’ve been in a slump lately. Pizza took over my life–my lunch 4 days …

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Smashed Potatoes with Dill Sour Cream Topping

Smashed Potatoes with Dill Sour Cream Topping

I developed this recipe for Smashed Potatoes with Dill Sour Cream Topping in collaboration with Side Delights, who compensated me for this post. All opinions, as always, remain my own. Thanks for sharing my excitement for the brands that help keep Poet in the Pantry’s lights on!

Now that the clocks have turned back, I can …

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Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles

I developed this recipe for Chilaquiles in partnership with TABASCO, who compensated me for this post. All opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Poet in the Pantry!

Ever since I visited Mexico City last year, I’ve had it on my mind to recreate a breakfast I enjoyed there: Chilaquiles. …

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