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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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Festive Fall Sliders

50+ Burger Recipes for Your Summer Festivities

Posted on Jul 7th, 2014

Fire Up The Grill!!! Burgers are comfort food year-round, but they really shine in the summer. Whether it's a backyard barbecue or just you and your…

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Asian Flair Farro

Asian Flair Farro #client #EWR13

Posted on Apr 4th, 2013

It's no secret that I am more of a baker than a cook. I like having parameters, guidelines: I like having a formula. Not only is this comforting, but…

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Bacon Chili with Peppers - poet in the pantry

Bacon Chili with Peppers: #PepperParty Day 3

Posted on Oct 9th, 2013

  For the final day of the #PepperParty, I decided to make a variation of my friend's Paleo Bacon Chili. Hers is already pretty darn good,…

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baked mac and cheese

Baked Mac and Cheese

Posted on Jan 18th, 2011

There are days when all you want to do is hang out in your sweatpants, unkempt and unmade, snuggling under the covers while trying to repair the…

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plate of baked ziti

Baked Ziti

Posted on Sep 18th, 2011

Temperatures have dropped and leaves are changing--it's starting to feel like Fall around here. Cool weather like this calls for hearty meals. Food…

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Brats with Onions and Peppers

Brats with Onions and Peppers #client #WeeknightKitchen

Posted on May 7th, 2014

I've said it before and I'll say it again--cooking on weeknights can be challenging. After the long drive home, I don't always feel like investing in…

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Buffalo Beans with Cherrywood Smoked Bacon - Poet in the Pantry

Buffalo Beans with Cherrywood Smoked Bacon #client

Posted on Jul 29th, 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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Cheeseburger Quesadilla Deluxe

Cheeseburger Quesadilla Deluxe #client

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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bowl of chocolate pasta

Chocolate Pasta #FirstOnTheFirst

Posted on Sep 1st, 2011

You may recall that Kate at Food Babbles and I made crème brûlée together in July--a first for both of us. This goes back to my list of goals for…

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Cilantro Chicken and Refrigerator Mashed Potatoes

Cilantro Chicken Thighs and Refrigerator Mashed Potatoes

Posted on Jun 7th, 2011

In my family, when there's a special occasion, someone better bring the Refrigerator Mashed Potatoes. It's just not Thanksgiving or Easter without…

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Festive Fall Sliders

Festive Fall Sliders with KING’S HAWAIIAN ® Dinner Rolls #client #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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garlic mashed potatoes pizza

Garlic Mashed Potatoes Pizza #client #SimplyPotatoes

Posted on Mar 12th, 2014

Have you heard about Simply Potatoes' 5 Ingredient Fix Recipe Contest? All you have to do is come up with a 5-ingredient recipe featuring one of…

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

Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Chicken over Creamy Spinach Pasta #client

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 #client

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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Hoisin Glazed Jones Bone-In Ham is a snazzy update to your usual holiday ham!

Hoisin Glazed Bone-In Ham #client

Posted on Dec 9th, 2014

I am grateful to Jones Dairy Farm for providing me with this gorgeous bone-in, fully cooked ham so I could develop this holiday ham recipe for you.…

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Beef Wellington

Individual Beef Wellington #FirstOnTheFirst

Posted on Mar 1st, 2014

I am not much of a fan of reality TV. There's very little that's real about them, to start.I also don't like how they're intended to play the…

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Italian Stuffed Peppers

Italian Stuffed Peppers: #PepperParty Day 1

Posted on Oct 3rd, 2013

I've joined Divemex and a bunch of my fellow bloggers to celebrate all things bell pepper in a #PepperParty like no other! We'll be sharing…

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Lazy Lasagna

Lazy Lasagna…Not So Lazy

Posted on Mar 7th, 2011

When it comes to dinner, I often run out of steam, too worn out from the day to care much about what goes on everyone's plates before bedding down…

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no-fry chicken parmesan enchiladas

No-Fry Chicken Parmesan Enchiladas #client #NewTraDish

Posted on Feb 18th, 2014

I was recently contacted by Ragú® and asked if I wanted to put a new spin on an old classic recipe. What a fantastic idea! While we have our top…

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beef stew and bread

Old Time Beef Stew

Posted on Sep 21st, 2011

There will always be certain meals that make fantastic leftovers. Given an extra night in the fridge, the flavors create this dimension absent upon…

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onions and peppers naan pizza

Onions and Peppers Naan Pizzas: #PepperParty Day 3

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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Jones Dairy Farm ham

Prosecco-Brown Sugar Glazed Bone-In Ham #client #giveaway

Posted on Apr 7th, 2014

Disclosure: Jones Dairy Farm sent me a semi-boneless, fully-cooked ham for this post and will be providing the product for the giveaway, as well. No…

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red beans and rice with chicken Andouille sausage

Red Beans and Rice (with Chicken Andouille Sausage)

Posted on Mar 6th, 2014

Yes, I know, Mardi Gras was 2 days ago. I'm late to the party again. But hear me out... because every day can be Party Gras. No need to save it all…

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Sausage Kale Potato Casserole - poet in the pantry

Sausage Kale Potato Casserole

Posted on Apr 16th, 2011

  Looks good, doesn't it? Alright, it's not the "healthiest" concoction. But I promise you, the kale balances out the other stuff. And if…

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Emeril's Sopressata & Genoa Salami Calzones

Sopressata and Genoa Salami Calzone #SeriousSandwich

Posted on Oct 2nd, 2012

I have a serious problem. When others are getting changed into their jammies, settling down with a book in their beds, I find myself in the kitchen,…

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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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Tex-Mex Lasagna featuring Sabra Southwestern Style Salsa - Poet in the Pantry - #sabratastemaker

Tex-Mex Lasagna #SabraTastemakers

Posted on Feb 1st, 2015

This Tex-Mex Lasagna is a riff off the Italian classic, featuring flour tortillas, cheese, and Sabra Southwestern Style Salsa, of course. While I was…

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