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Tropical Fruit Dip

Tropical Fruit Dip

This month on the Monday Movie Challenge we are taking inspiration from our Dad’s favorite movie. One of my dad’s favorite movies is Donovan’s Reef. There is not a lot of actual prepared food in the movie but there are items mentioned or alluded to such as lunch or a picnic or tea. Donovan owns the …

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Blueberry Pie

Blueberry Pie

This month on the Monday Movie Challenge, we are taking on inspiration from movies about kids. My movie is “Stand By Me” which is based on a Stephen King novel called “The Body”. There is one scene in the movie that really stands out for food. A pie eating contest. But this is not your …

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Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Bark

One of my son’s favorite holiday candies is Peppermint Bark. We’ve tried a number of versions of peppermint bark over the years and I’ve discovered his favorite combination is when the candy is half peppermint vanilla candy with candy canes and half chocolate. I decided to make some at home specifically to fit his taste. …

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Wizarding World Apple Oatmeal Flan

Wizarding World Apple Oatmeal Flan

The breakfast menu at the Three Broomsticks at Universal Studios Wizarding World of Harry Potter has many delicious options. The Wizarding World Apple Oatmeal Flan comes with yogurt and fruit and is their light breakfast option. It isn’t something I remember being mentioned in the Harry Potter books, but it certainly is interesting. It isn’t …

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White Sandwich Bread

White Sandwich Bread

When I was watching Charlie Brown Thanksgiving this year for my Monday Movie Challenge, I decided I wanted to recreate the entire kids Thanksgiving meal. The meal was quite simple, something kids could pull together on their own without a lot of help. The meal consisted of jelly beans, pretzel sticks, buttered popcorn, buttered toast …

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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 his suit. I wanted to try my hand and the …

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