Hubby and I visited Disney World earlier this month and what a blast we had!!! It was my first time there. {No side eyes please}. I’m sure that I’m not the only almost 40 year old that hadn’t ever visited in LIFE!! It was such a great time! We were like kids again running to and fro!!!! We knew that we’d only […]


One of my all time favorite restaurants to eat at is ‘Ohana at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, and one of my favorite dishes on their dinner menu has always been their peanut noodles. When my daughter requested a Polynesian themed birthday party, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to try out a recipe for this crowd favorite. Ingredients: 2 cups dry udon […]


Have you ever had a chance to enjoy a LeFou’s Brew when visiting the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World? If you haven’t I am going to try to describe it to you the best I can. AMAZING! How’s that for a detailed description? No seriously, LeFou’s Brew, which is served at Gaston’s Tavern in Fantasy Land (and named after his […]

The Iconic Lapu Lapu from Tambu Lounge | And How to Make Your Own!

We have read tales of how the South Pacific influenced Mr. and Mrs.Walt Disney; they traveled to the Hawaiian and Polynesian Islands many times in their married lives. The Enchanted Tiki Room was but the first of his attempts to bring a slice of this exotic lifestyle to his Guests. His vision for Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort was another. Perhaps it is […]

Orange Cranberry Bread Pudding With Vanilla Sauce Recipe

Bread pudding with cranberries, orange zest and a vanilla cream sauce Ingredients Bread Pudding 8 pieces Texas toast or favorite thick-sliced bread 1/2 cup dried cranberries 2 cups whole milk, divided 6 ounces white baking chocolate, melted 3 eggs 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon table salt 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Zest of 2 medium oranges Vanilla Sauce […]


This dish is from one of my Disney cookbooks.  The original recipe is served at Chef Mickey’s at Disney’s Contemporary Resort.  The original recipe was just a cheese breakfast pizza.  I thought it needed a little something added to it, so I added some bacon.  Chicken Legs wants me to add some green peppers and mushrooms next time.  It was […]

Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Mashed potatoes with a hint of cream cheese Ingredients 2 pounds Idaho potatoes, peeled 1/8 qt. (1 stick) unsalted butter 1 cup (8 oz) cream cheese 1 cup warmed milk maximum (1/4 cup milk recommended) 1 Tablespoon Kosher salt black pepper to taste Instructions Boil or steam potatoes until tender. Using a food mill or mixer, incorporate all ingredients and adjust […]

Lemon Squares Recipe

A popular bar cookie dessert made with a cookie crust and lemony topping. Ingredients Dough 1/2 cup softened butter 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt Filling 1/2 Egg yolk 2 cups granulated sugar 2 tablespoons lemon rind 1 cup lemon juice 1 cup butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder Instructions […]

Loaded Baked Potato Soup Recipe

otato soup with carrots, celery, bacon and onions Ingredients 1 pound bacon , roughly chopped 1 medium yellow onion, diced 1 large carrot, peeled and diced 3/4 cup diced celery 4 large russet potatoes, peeled and diced 4 medium red potatoes, diced 1/4 cup flour 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 4 […]

Chicken Fingers Recipe from Planet Hollywood (Downtown Disney)

Planet Hollywood’s chicken fingers are world famous because of their extra crispy crunch. The secret to this crunch is: Cap’n Crunch!! It’s hard to believe but this lightly-sweetened cereal gives this chicken an incredible flavor. Try it and see for yourself! Chicken Fingers Recipe Ingredients: 2 lbs. raw chicken breast tenderloins 4 cups Cap’n Crunch Cereal 3 cups corn flakes […]