Month: October 2017

Pomegranate Panna Cotta

Pomegranate Panna Cotta

My Pomegranate Panna Cotta is inspired by Charlie Brown’s Thanksgiving. This is a wonderful holiday movie that I enjoy watching every year. In the movie, Charlie Brown hosts several friends who invited themselves over to his house for Thanksgiving dinner. Not knowing how to make […]

Thor Viking Cupcake

Thor Viking Cupcake

The new Thor movie, Thor: Ragnarok, is coming out in theaters on November 3, 2017 so I created a Thor Viking Cupcake to celebrate. I have really enjoyed the Marvel super hero movies and Thor is one of my favorites. I particularly enjoy the brotherly […]

Rugelach #BakeAlong Challenge

Rugelach #BakeAlong Challenge

The King Arthur Flour #bakealong Challenge for October is Rugelach. I had never heard of the dish before but jumped into the challenge. I decided on the version with the chocolate as my kids are chocolate lovers. We really liked these little flaky treats, but […]

Pumpkin Cream Pie

Pumpkin Cream Pie

This Pumpkin Cream Pie recipe is inspired by Miss Fiona’s Stupendous Pumpkin Pies. This was a favorite Halloween book to read with my children when they were very young; we always wanted to join her at her house of a piece of pumpkin pie. The […]

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 […]