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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 […]

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 […]

Haunted Mansion Fruit Salad

Haunted Mansion Fruit Salad

I wanted to come up with a Disneyland Haunted Mansion inspired dinner to celebrate Halloween and decided on a Haunted Mansion Fruit Salad as a side dish. I wanted the fruits to be black and dark, a little creepy and different to give a haunted […]

Red Rose Taverne Garden Mozzarella Flatbread

Red Rose Taverne Garden Mozzarella Flatbread

The Red Rose Taverne Garden Mozzarella Flatbread is an easy, fast and yummy lunch or dinner option. We had some amazing fresh tomatoes from our garden and I wanted to use them in a dish that would showcase them. The flatbread or pizza dough for […]

Carnation Cafe Lemon Meringue Pie

Carnation Cafe Lemon Meringue Pie

A favorite dessert option is from Disneyland’s Carnation Cafe, the Lemon Meringue Pie. I grew up with Lemon Meringue Pie as this was one my dad’s favorite desserts. We have always been very picky about our lemon pie as many do not have enough lemon flavor. […]

Red Rose Taverne Chef’s Chopped Salad

Red Rose Taverne Chef’s Chopped Salad

The Red Rose Taverne is a limited time overlay to Village Haus in Disneyland’s Fantasyland. It was put in place when Beauty and the Beast was released in theaters and the menu is inspired by French food and the film. The menu and the reviews […]