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National Watermelon Day is August 3 – Celebrate with this Perfect Summer Treat

The summer fun continues and, along with it, the summer foods are still a favorite at Disney Parks. Guests are all about the watermelon cotton candy at Disney California Adventure park. You can find it at carts throughout the park. It’s seasonal, so be sure to get yours soon. You might say the watermelon cotton candy is, well, one in a melon. ☺ And, speaking of which — we’re keeping it light at Walt Disney World Resort with this guest favorite Delicious Disney recipe for Watermelon Rind Salad. This dish…
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Recipe: Tuna Poke with Avocado Mousse at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa

Chefs at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, in Hawai‘i are always creating delicious island-inspired dishes. Always a menu favorite, poke, which means “cut piece” or “small piece” in Hawaiian, is the perfect seafood starter to share. To bring a bit of the Hawaiian Islands into your kitchen, check out the fun video and full recipe below for Tuna Poke with Avocado Mousse! Tuna Poke with Avocado Mousse Serves 6 as an appetizer TUNA POKE 1 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons freshly grated ginger 2 tablespoons sesame oil 2 tablespoons…
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A Walk Through Culinary Story at Pandora—The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

A picture is worth a thousand words, and Pandora — The World of Avatar is a new story that’s easiest to tell with photos from Disney’s talented team of photographers. From healthful create-your-own bowls and bao bun “pods” at Satu’li Canteen to a crisp, warm lumpia and frozen specialty beverages such as the Night Blossom at adjacent Pongu Pongu, the food and beverages are creative and fun. And the beautiful architecture in the restaurant takes you to a planet far away. Enjoy this gallery that tells the story in pictures….
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Feast Your Eyes on the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival Menu

It’s our favorite time of the year! That’s right, it’s almost time to head to the Food & Wine Festival at Disney California Adventure in Disneyland Resort and live your dream of trying all the food your heart desires. This year’s festival starts on March 10 and runs through April 16, 2017 and it’s going to be a great one. The festival will include over a dozen marketplaces where food and beverage professionals will share their expertise with guests. Guests can learn cooking techniques, attend seminars, and of course experience the…
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Berry Buckle Recipe from the All-New Berry Basket Outdoor Kitchen at Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

The Berry Basket is one of two new Outdoor Kitchen for the 2017 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, kicking off March 1 and running through May 29 – joining 13 returning Outdoor Kitchens around World Showcase Promenade. We’re sharing this delectable recipe for the Warm Wild Berry Buckle that’s one of three new tastes at The Berry Basket (lamb chops and a fabulous salad with strawberries and blue cheese are the other two). The Disney chefs top the buckle with a pepper berry gelato, but a scoop of your…
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Complete Foodie Guide to Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival 2017

Recently, I shared a list of the exciting signature events coming to Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival. Today I’m excited to share the complete foodie guide for the festival, which is more than twice the size this year and full of California-inspired cuisine! Nuts About Cheese Brie toast with fig and mint and roasted California almond crumble Baked ham and Swiss cheese croque monsieur roll with smoked pistachios Chèvre fromage blanc tartine infused with rosemary and honey, topped with toasted hazelnuts Almond milk tea with pudding Uncork California…
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Disney Parks Best Bites: February 2017

Joffrey’s Revive coffee kiosk will open this March in Magic Kingdom Park. Guests will be able to enjoy coffee, tea, espresso beverages and other delicious treats at the out-of-this-world Tomorrowland kiosk. A Magic Kingdom exclusive, the More S’mores Latte will feature artisan-roasted espresso, rich chocolate sauce and sweet marshmallow syrup, topped with whipped cream, graham cracker sprinkles and marshmallows. Chocoholics will be excited to learn the theme of March’s gourmet candy at Disneyland Resort—Triple Chocolate—available as a gourmet apple and crispy treat. Both are enrobed in milk chocolate before being…
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New Breakfast Menu Debuts at Steakhouse 55 at Disneyland Hotel

There is no better way to start your morning at the Disneyland Resort than with a leisurely breakfast. One of our favorite breakfast spots is Steakhouse 55 in the Disneyland Hotel. The Old Hollywood-inspired restaurant is just as charming in the morning as it is at night. If you haven’t had breakfast at Steakhouse 55 lately, a brand-new menu filled with indulgent breakfast items—and creative cocktails—makes it a must-try! If you love a savory breakfast, we love the new Pork Belly Chilaquiles, with two eggs, tortilla chips, salsa roja and…
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New Breakfast Offerings Coming to Magic Kingdom Park

I’m a firm believer that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and luckily delicious new quick-service breakfast offerings will be making their debut at Magic Kingdom Park in the coming weeks. Batter up! Casey’s Corner will be serving muffins, bagels and a croissant donut. Those searching for a more savory, brunch-like option will enjoy corn dog nuggets and the hash brown dog. Also on Main Street U.S.A., Plaza Ice Cream Parlor will serve Mickey waffles, Kelloggs cereal and donuts. For a sweet twist on breakfast, try the…
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This Is the Star Wars Day at Sea Food You’re Looking For

Between taking pictures with Stormtroopers and watching Star Wars Rebels while you ride through the Aquaduck, you’re probably going to work up quite an appetite during Star Wars Day at Sea onboard the Disney Fantasy. Don’t worry though, because there is plenty of Star Wars-inspired food to fuel your high seas adventure. During the day, you’ll find speciality coffees at Vista Café and Cove Café, treats at Cabanas, and special burgers and sandwiches at Flo’s Cafe. At dinner though, you’ll truly be transported to a galaxy (or cantina) far, far away…
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Artisanal Menu, Elevated Flavors at Gasparilla Island Grill at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

One of my favorite places to take a break from the parks to grab a quick-service lunch is Gasparilla Island Grill at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. After a short refurbishment, Gasparilla Island Grill has reopened with a new menu. Elevated flavors, artisanal ingredients and great attention to detail can be found through each station – hot sandwiches and pizzas, the sandwich and salad bar and the coffee and dessert station. The new tastes are a result of the collaboration several Grand Floridian chefs—including Grand Floridian Executive Chef, Scott…
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Cinderella’s Dreamy Pumpkin Waffles

What You’ll Need 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 3/4 cup pumpkin purée 1 3/4 cup light coconut milk 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 eggs 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt cooking spray 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds Helpful Tip Makes 4-6 waffles How To Make It Preheat waffle iron. In a large bowl, combine your flours, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Next, make a well in the center of your dry…
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Delicious Breakfast Recipe From Trattoria al Forno at Disney’s BoardWalk

Disney is sharing the recipe for a perfect breakfast dish to impress your family and friends. Trattoria al Forno has beis delicious Frittata with roasted red peppers, prosciutto, onions, potatoes, Pecorino Romano cheese and arugula. Prosciutto Frittata from Trattoria al Forno at Disney’s BoardWalk Makes 4 servings 3 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil ¾ cup slices prosciutto, cut into ½ inch squares (approximately 3 ounces by weight) 6 tablespoons diced red pepper 9 farm fresh eggs, lightly beaten with a fork 2 tablespoons diced green onion 3 teaspoons grated Pecorino Romano cheese…
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