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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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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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Greek Pasta Salad with Nikos Feta

Greek Pasta Salad, featuring Nikos Traditional Feta, is an easy dish to bring to all your summer parties & picnics!

I’ll admit it: I get in a rut. I find something I like and I eat it over and over again. It’s mindless, but sometimes, all I can handle is easy. Who wants to spend their hard-earned money on something they may not like? I’m trying to be a lot more adventurous with my palate …

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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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Broccoli Salad with Bacon

Broccoli Salad with Bacon

Woman cannot live on cake alone. Every once in a while, some veggies must pass our lips, too. At least bacon makes it better.

The first time I saw Broccoli Salad, I wasn’t touching it. Who the heck puts dried fruit in with broccoli? And why would they ruin perfectly good bacon with a …

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Waldorf Salad

Waldorf Salad

Waldorf Salad. It sounds like something you’d find at a pricey hotel, like, I don’t know, the Waldorf-Astoria in NYC. That’s because it is from a pricey hotel, like the Waldorf-Astoria–or was, at least, created there. But not by a highly-acclaimed chef. No, it is the Waldorf Hotel’s maître d’, Oscar Tschirky, who is credited …

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Stone Salad

stone fruit salad

Summer is the season of berries to some, and that’s fine and well. I love strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries as much as the next person. But let’s not forget the other summer fruit stars–the stone fruits.

Stone fruits are those with pits in the middle. Most people are acquainted with peaches, quite possibly the most …

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Ambrosia: food of the gods

Ambrosia - poetinthepantry.com

I’m ready for spring. More than ready. Last year, we were already seduced by 70- to 80-degree days, warm sunshine, and gentle breezes, beckoning one to spend an entire afternoon reading on the garden bench. This year? Temps remain in the 40s to 50s and strong winds push one back inside the home seeking shelter. In …

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Today’s Lunch

salad

One of my favorite online forums has nothing to do with food, but rather is a ski community. I refer to it as a community because even though it originated online, I’ve met many of the people on the site in person and we’ve become ski buddies over the years. It is so much more …

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Salad for a Sunshine-y Day

Sunshine-y Spring Salad

March 1st: the beginning of meteorological spring. While the grip of winter’s icy hand is still upon us, it is loosening at last. Soon, the snow will melt away, revealing the life frozen beneath it, and the start of another cycle of growth.

Appropriately, today was a bright and sunny day: banishing bad moods, eliciting …

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