Month: May 2017

Epcot Recipe Exotique Mango Mousse and Coconut Cake

Epcot Recipe Exotique Mango Mousse and Coconut Cake

When brainstorming my mother’s day menu, I had many options for a dessert recipe. I know I would want to try an Epcot recipe. Les Halle’s Boulangerie-Patisserie in Walt Disney World’s Epcot France pavilion has many amazing desserts. The Exotique is a layered dessert with […]

Lyonnaise Salad

Lyonnaise Salad

Traditionally Lyonnaise Salad is served with warm bacon, warm dressing and a fresh poached egg. At Les Halles Boulangerie-Patisserie at Walt Disney World’s Epcot in the France Pavilion, they have adapted this salad so that it is ready for quick service. I actually really like […]

Creme Brulee

Creme Brulee

Creme Brulee is one of those decadent desserts that typically you only have every once in a while. This is true for our family as well so when I pulled together the Mother’s Day menu ideas and one option had this for dessert, my family […]

Quiche Lorraine

Quiche Lorraine

This Quiche Lorraine recipe has been a family favorite for years. This is part of our Christmas morning breakfast and everyone looks forward to this dish. This year, we decided to make this recipe to celebrate Mother’s Day. This Quiche Lorraine is creamy, cheesy, rich. […]

Crystallized Pineapple Scones

Crystallized Pineapple Scones

I found Adagio Tea has a custom blends option for creating your own blends of tea. I absolutely love tea and enjoy it every morning. I also like hosting tea parties and all the yummy food associated with “having tea”.  I decided to try my hand at custom […]

Pumpkin Juice

Pumpkin Juice

We were fortunate enough to visit Universal Studios Hollywood last summer. I have wanted to go particularly to see the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. We were not disappointed. The park is amazing. There are details everywhere that make you feel like you stepped into […]

Dad’s Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Dad’s Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

My husband is an amazing cook. He has a knack for knowing how flavors combine and creates wonderful meals we really enjoy. He has been working on this cookie recipe for years and has got it fined tuned to be extremely good. Everyone who tries […]

Delightful Banana Nut Bread – A Family Favorite Recipe

Delightful Banana Nut Bread – A Family Favorite Recipe

Banana Bread is a family favorite that we make quite often. It is great for those hectic mornings or for taking with you to an outing. We often attend swim meets on the weekends. That usually means we arrive at the pool very early. This banana bread […]

Melon Margaritas

Melon Margaritas

Living in California, we really love fresh fruit and enjoying the outdoors. We also love margaritas! With Cinco de Mayo upon us, I thought I would come up with a fresh fruit drink to celebrate. I think this is light, fresh, fruity and refreshing. Watermelon, […]

BB-8 Orange Scones

BB-8 Orange Scones

I really love scones and thought it would be fun to make some in the shape of BB-8. I used a large cookie scoop to make the bottom circle and then a small cookie scoop for his head. I cut those and shaped them to […]