Tropical Hurricane Cocktail

Tropical Hurricane Cocktail

This month’s Food ‘n Flix Challenge is the movie Runaway Bride. I was inspired to create a Tropical Hurricane Cocktail based on the wedding party scene in the movie that has a tropical theme with lots of lei’s and pineapple. There is a lot of…

Disneyland inspired Mint Julep

Disneyland inspired Mint Julep

One of the famous menu items at Disneyland is the Mint Julep available in New Orleans Square. The drink used to be bright green and full of Creme de Menthe syrup. This was never my favorite to be honest, but they’ve given the drink an…

Firefly Jayne’s Mudder’s Milk

Firefly Jayne’s Mudder’s Milk

I just couldn’t pass up the chance to come up with a unique Mudder’s Milk recipe. Jaynestown is one of my favorite episodes in the series. It is full of humor and unexpected qualities in Jayne’s character that we really never experience. This episode begins…

Firefly inspired Saffron’s Cider

Firefly inspired Saffron’s Cider

This month’s Theme of the Month Menu is Firefly. As I re-watched the episodes for Firefly, I found a lot of inspiration. My first was to create a custom tea blend at Adagio and use it for my Firefly inspired Saffron’s Cider. This tea is…

Cherry Bomb Smoothie

Cherry Bomb Smoothie

This month’s Food ‘n Flix Challenge is the movie Wreck-It Ralph, which is a family favorite. I was inspired to create this Cherry Bomb Smoothie based on the race held toward the end of the movie. My kids love video games, and we enjoy playing…

Wizarding World Butterbeer

Wizarding World Butterbeer

When we visited the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood, we ordered Butterbeer with our meal at the Three Broomsticks. It was a real treat to taste what we’ve been reading about and watching in the movies for so long. For those…

Wizarding World Hot Butterbeer

Wizarding World Hot Butterbeer

The Wizarding World Hot Butterbeer recipe below helps satisfy my craving for this delicious drink between visits to the park. When we visited Universal Studios Hollywood, Hot Butterbeer wasn’t available as the weather was just too hot. We are hoping to be able to go…

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 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…