salted caramel cupcakes

Well… This salted caramel cupcakes recipe doesn’t exactly fit the Pantry Fairy theme of simple cooking from your pantry, as it contains a few specialty ingredients. But you guys, it was too good NOT to share! And really, it isn’t too complicated. These cupcakes would be a good fit if you are looking for something a little classier to indulge in for a special occasion. Salted Caramel Cupcakes yield: 12 cupcakes        prep time: 30 minutes        total time: 50 minutes (plus time to cool) Moist brown sugar cupcakes, topped with a rich caramel frosting, finished with a light dusting ofRead More →

Simple tater tots make this dish super easy to make, but looks like you spent a lot of time on it.Read More →

It was time to cook dinner one evening, and I did what all of us do – opened the fridge and scratched my head. What did we have that I could combine into a meal? There was a kielbasa link that needed to be cooked. I had a random bag of spinach that my mom had passed on before she left for vacation. I had half a red onion that needed to be used that a friend had left a few days before after making his famous guacamole. I found this recipe on Pinterest for Cheesy Sausage Pasta, and found that I could modify it toRead More →

Gooey, cheesy spinach artichoke dip will be the hit of your next family gathering or game day party!Read More →

When your camping trip gets rained out, backyard s’mores save the day!Read More →

Potatoes are a versatile side dish, and one of my slight addictions, if I’m totally honest. Roasting these babies couldn’t be easier, and they taste so yummy!Read More →

the-pantry-fairy, simple-cooking

HELLO! I’m so glad to see you! What’s that you say? What is a Pantry Fairy, you ask? Well, allow me to share the story. The Pantry Fairy was born in 2012, when I was encouraged by some friends to start a blog to share their favorite recipes I’ve made, and to share some basic cooking tips and tricks. After going dormant for a few years, I am back, and ready to jump in the kitchen and start cooking away! The Pantry Fairy exists to share recipes, and simple cooking techniques that you can make on a budget. It’s even more fun when you can getRead More →