Tag: food

What’s Happenin’, Hot Stuff?

What kind of girls' weekend doesn't include cocktails? This is the Hemingway from Shell & Bones Oyster Bar and Grill in New Haven, Connecticut.

Just days away from my birthday–and with the celebration already in full swing–it doesn’t seem all that crazy to borrow a Long Duck Dong gem from Sixteen Candles for this post. Although there will be a lot more than 16 candles on my cake this year, and I am NOT sorry for that! I’ve moved …

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Honey Mustard Hummus Chicken and Ham Sandwich

Honey Mustard Hummus Chicken and Ham Sandwich {sponsored post} @poetinthepantry

Disclosure: This recipe for Honey Mustard Hummus Chicken and Ham Sandwich was written in partnership with Sabra, who sponsored this post. All opinions remain 100% my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Poet in the Pantry!

School is in full swing and the kids are adjusting well. We had a few new …

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Basil Blueberry Cheese Pastries

Basil Blueberry Cheese Pastries are an easy way to impress at brunch or breakfast. {sponsored post}

Disclosure: I developed this recipe for Basil Blueberry Cheese Pastries 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!

Labor Day has passed and, just like that, summer slips into fall. Not yet …

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Sweet and Spicy Candied Bacon (aka Pig Candy)

Sweet and Spicy Bacon is a version of pig candy featuring a kick from TABASCO Sweet & Spicy Sauce. Elevate your pig candy! {sponsored post}

Disclosure: I developed this recipe for Sweet and Spicy Candied Bacon (aka Pig Candy) 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!

Back to my back…

I left you hanging in June with the back pain …

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Connecticut: Shoppes at Farmington Valley, Canton

The Shoppes at Farmington Valley have something for everyone! Spend an evening in Canton, Connecticut and shop to your heart's desire! {sponsored post}

Disclosure: I was a guest of The Shoppes at Farmington Valley and A Little Bird Told Me for a complimentary blogger event they held recently, at which all attendees received a swag bag full of goodies and a gift card. All opinions–as always–remain my own.

I am a lucky girl. It’s easy to take for …

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Eating Connecticut: AmandaBakes

The AmandaBakes Airstream parked at South Farms for The Morris Marketplace

It started with a text…

I was in the middle of shooting photos for a client and knew I had made plans to leave the house. But the weekend didn’t go according to plan and I was way behind schedule. Lost in my project, I also lost track of time.

It took a full 10 …

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Chorizo Tacos with Sabra Veggie Fusions South-Western Guacamole

Make any night taco night with some tasty chorizo and an assortment of toppings, including Sabra's new Veggie Fusions guacamole! {sponsored post}

Disclosure: This is a compensated post written on behalf of Sabra. All opinions remain 100% my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Poet in the Pantry!

Every week, I try to celebrate Taco Tuesday. And every week, it gets to be Thursday and I think to myself How did this happen? I …

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Scrambled Eggs with Cheese, Basil, Spinach and Mushrooms

Cheesy Basil, Spinach, and Mushrooms Scrambled Eggs are the perfect way to start your day! {sponsored post}

Disclosure: I developed this recipe for Scrambled Eggs with Cheese, Basil, Spinach and Mushrooms in partnership with Gourmet Garden, who compensated me for this post. All opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that rock my world!

I have to admit that it’s taken me a long time to come around on …

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Watermelon Salad and Blake’s All Natural Foods Beef & Turkey Pot Pies

What's the perfect companion for a Blake's All Natural Foods Beef or Turkey Pot Pie? Watermelon Salad, of course! They're a perfect pairing for bringing summer and winter together in an easy dinner tonight! {sponsored post}

Disclosure: This recipe and post were written in partnership with Blake’s All Natural Foods, who compensated me for this collaboration. All opinions, however, are entirely my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Poet in the Pantry.

I’ve been so tired lately. Way too tired. It’s probably been pretty obvious by the reduction …

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Avocado Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

Avocado Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette is the perfect summer salad, made better with Gourmet Garden lightly dried Cilantro {sponsored post}

Disclosure: I developed this recipe in partnership with Gourmet Garden, who compensated me for this post. All opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that rock my world!

With all this 90-degree heat lately, I think it’s safe to say that summer has arrived. Which is a shame for my garden because …

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