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Halloween Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Halloween Chocolate Covered Strawberries

The Disneyland Hotel holds a “Trick or Tea” and the menu includes Halloween Chocolate Covered Strawberries. The tea menu uses Nightmare Before Christmas as inspiration for their strawberries. One of the strawberries looks like Jack Skellington’s head (except it’s orange) and the other looks like […]

Ghostbusters Rice Krispy Treat

Ghostbusters Rice Krispy Treat

This month’s Food ‘n Flix Club movie is Ghostbusters and I came up with a Ghostbusters Rice Krispy Treat. I was inspired to make this due to the reference of marshmallows both in the recent movie as well as the original. The only food seen […]

Poison Apple Ear Hat Cake

Poison Apple Ear Hat Cake

I have always loved the Poison Apple Ear headbands at Disneyland and wanted to make a Poison Apple Ear Hat cake inspired by those headbands. Step 1: Bake and Frost the Cake Please see my Mickey Mouse Ear Hat Cake post to prepare the cake. […]

Evil Queen Poison Apple-tini

Evil Queen Poison Apple-tini

I was inspired to create this Evil Queen Poison Apple-tini cocktail from the movie Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs. The evil queen is one of my favorite fictional witches. She is so vain and so cruel, she thinks nothing of killing someone just because […]

Haunted Mansion Ear Hat Cake

Haunted Mansion Ear Hat Cake

For my Haunted Mansion inspired dinner, I wanted to have a special Haunted Mansion Ear Hat Cake. The hat design (below) intimidated me at first, especially how I would turn it into a cake, but I love the result and it was easier than I expected. With […]

Haunted Mansion Ribs ‘n Sausages

Haunted Mansion Ribs ‘n Sausages

This year I wanted to create a dinner for Halloween inspired by Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion ride and came up with this Haunted Mansion Ribs ‘n Sausages for our main dish. The Haunted Mansion has many skeletons throughout the ride. The one that I most remember […]

Haunted Mansion Spider Bread

Haunted Mansion Spider Bread

After seeing the pictures of Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion Holiday Gingerbread House this year, I decided to make Haunted Mansion inspired Spider Bread as part of my themed Haunted Mansion dinner menu. This years house stars Oogie Boogie and there are bugs everywhere, specifically spiders. You […]

Haunted Mansion Black Bean Dip

Haunted Mansion Black Bean Dip

This year I wanted to create a dinner for Halloween inspired by Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion ride and came up with this Haunted Mansion Black Bean Dip for our appetizer. Given the Haunted Mansion is a retirement home for ghosts, filled with spider webs and is […]

Haunted Mansion Cocktail – Essence of Death

Haunted Mansion Cocktail – Essence of Death

I wanted to come up with a Haunted Mansion cocktail for my Haunted Mansion dinner party and decided on this Essence of Death Cocktail. My son came up with the name, it seemed to fit the theme well. This drink looks a bit gray and […]

Käse (Cheese) Spätzle

Käse (Cheese) Spätzle

Recently we had the opportunity to attend a party to celebrate one of my son’s swimmer friends returning home from Germany for a visit. She brought a number of German treats home for us to sample. This included chips and many varieties of gummies. She […]