Appetizers/Starters

A collection of 45 Cinco de Mayo Recipes for Your Festivities - Poet in the Pantry

45 Cinco de Mayo Recipes for Your Festivities

Posted on May 3rd, 2015

Yes, yes. Cinco de Mayo is not the holiday we make it out to be in the United States. We've been over this before. Still, who am I to rain on…

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45 Recipes for Memorial Day celebrations - Poet in the Pantry

45 Recipes for Memorial Day

Posted on May 20th, 2015

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial intro to the summer season. Opened with picnics and parades, we welcome the warm days ahead while honoring…

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Bacon Wrapped Dates Stuffed with Blue Cheese - poet in the pantry

Bacon Wrapped Dates Stuffed with Blue Cheese…or Little Bites of Heaven

Posted on Apr 24th, 2014

Dates freak me out a little. They remind me of the cockroach exhibit at the Bronx Zoo, where you can pretend to walk amongst them. I have no…

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broccoli muffin pizzas vegetables

Broccoli Muffin Pizzas #sponsored #playwithveggies

Posted on Aug 26th, 2013

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Birds Eye Vegetables. All opinions and photos remain my own. This summer, Birds Eye wants to know how…

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Posted on Sep 5th, 2012

We were introduced to Buffalo Chicken Dip at a friend's party a couple years ago. On the eve of one of the mogul skiing competitions at our local…

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Cashel Blue Pear and Walnut Tart

Cashel Blue, Pear and Walnut Tart – A Splendid Discovery #sponsored

Posted on May 29th, 2013

Disclosure: Kerrygold Cheese and Butter provided me with a wheel of Cashel Blue cheese, which was used to develop this recipe to enter into one of…

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Cheeseburger Quesadilla Deluxe

Cheeseburger Quesadilla Deluxe #sponsored #SabraTastemakers

Posted on Apr 15th, 2014

Disclosure: As a Sabra Tastemaker, I was compensated for this post, as well as provided with free product. All opinions remain my own. Thank you for…

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Cheesy Garlic Crostini

Cheesy Garlic Crostini #sponsored #KraftHolidaySavings

Posted on Dec 16th, 2013

Christmas is a time for family traditions. Baking cookies together. Decorating the tree. Visiting Santa. And Christmas Eve. Since the kids came…

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focaccia

Chèvre, Caramelized Onion, & Rosemary Focaccia with Cinnamon Basil Crust #Goaterie

Posted on Jul 21st, 2011

Disclosure: This post contains Amazon Affiliate links. Purchasing products from Amazon.com through these links will contribute to compensation earned…

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Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadillas are a quick and easy weeknight meal! Toufayan Classic Plain wraps put them over the top!

Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadillas #sponsored

Posted on Jun 4th, 2015

Weeknights are a little crazy. Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadillas are quick and easy, giving you more time to spend with your loved ones.  This post is…

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Cranberry Horseradish Cream Cheese with Walnuts is phenomanl spread on a Toufayan Bakeries Smart Bagel. Try it today!

Cranberry Horseradish Cream Cheese with Walnuts #sponsored

Posted on Jul 24th, 2015

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Toufayan Bakeries. As always, all opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help make my…

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Festive Fall Sliders

Festive Fall Sliders with KING’S HAWAIIAN ® Dinner Rolls #sponsored #KHHolidayRollCall

Posted on Oct 28th, 2013

Sliders may seem like a summer grilling weather kind of thing, but we enjoy them year-round. All you need are a seasoned cast iron pan and a medium…

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garden fresh salsa

Fresh Garden Salsa

Posted on Aug 1st, 2011

The garden this year has been an interesting experiment. What started as a few potted herbs quickly expanded into over forty plants. What caused this…

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Nachos - poet in the pantry

Game Day Appetizers

Posted on Jan 16th, 2011

It probably comes as no surprise that I have no interest in football. Zero. Zilch. Nada. My parents are big fans which means I spent a lot of time in…

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Bacon-Wrapped Chicken over Creamy Spinach Pasta - poet in the pantry

Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Chicken over Creamy Spinach Pasta #sponsored

Posted on Jun 24th, 2014

Disclosure: I was compensated for this post by Jones Dairy Farm. All photos and opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help…

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Grilled Ham and Pineapple Slider - Poet in the Pantry

Grilled Ham and Pineapple Sliders with Homemade Barbecue Sauce #sponsored

Posted on Aug 26th, 2014

Disclosure: I was compensated for this post by Jones Dairy Farm. All opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help make this…

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Irish Nachos

Irish Nachos: Because You Need Something to Go with Your Guinness!

Posted on Mar 13th, 2013

Man cannot live on beer alone. And while many attempt this feat on St. Patrick's Day, it helps to have something in your stomach to keep you from…

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Loaded Baked Potato Dip - Poet in the Pantry

Loaded Baked Potato Dip

Posted on Jan 31st, 2015

I hear there's a big game this weekend. Something about football? American football, I believe... You got me! I'm not much of a sports fan. I…

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Mini Quiche Bites

Mini Quiche Bites and A Baby Shower for Omeletta!

Posted on Jan 7th, 2014

Did you hear the news? Ruthy of Omeletta--one of my friends from First on the First--is having a baby! And today, we're throwing her a virtual baby…

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onions and peppers naan pizza

Onions and Peppers Naan Pizzas: #PepperParty Day 3 #sponsored

Posted on Oct 7th, 2013

I've joined Divemex and a bunch of my fellow bloggers to celebrate all things bell pepper in a #PepperParty like no other! This is the 2nd day of the…

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patriotic fruit kabobs - poet in the pantry

Patriotic Fruit Kabobs

Posted on Jul 1st, 2014

"Pineapple isn't white!" my daughter insisted from the fresh foods aisle in Target. "Well, what fruit can you think of that is then?" She…

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Pizza Hummus Biscuit Waffles will be the hit of the lunch table!

Pizza Hummus Biscuit Waffles #sabratastemakers

Posted on Aug 26th, 2015

Disclosure: As a Sabra Tastemaker, I was given free product and compensated for this post. All opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the…

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Roasted Garlic Hummus Bruschetta Crostini from Poet in the Pantry

Roasted Garlic Hummus Bruschetta Crostini #sponsored #SabraTastemakers

Posted on Dec 30th, 2014

Roasted Garlic Hummus Bruschetta Crostini is a twist on the familiar appetizer that the garlic lover will adore! As a Sabra Tastemaker, I was given…

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rosemary focaccia

Rosemary Focaccia

Posted on Jun 9th, 2011

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Steamed Bacon Buns

Steamed Bacon Buns #FirstOnTheFirst

Posted on Feb 1st, 2014

I have a confession to make: the first time I ate a steamed (pork) bun was last year. March, to be exact, when I attended the Tourism Australia…

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strawberry cheesecake dip - poet in the pantry

Strawberry Cheesecake Dip

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2014

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…

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