Ask a Disney Question: Meal-Plan Help

Today's Question comes from Sara who writes: "If we choose a meal plan does that mean all our meals are already paid for? which meal plan is best for a family of 4 with a 4yrold and a 2yr old we will be at the Disney resort for about 5 days but only doing actual Disney parks for 2 or 3 days we want to do at least one character meal?"Hi Sara! I'm so glad you asked about the Meal Plan. Its something that seems like it should be simple, but just ISN'T at all. First question: If we choose a … [Read more...]




New Refillable Mug Technology Being Tested at All Star Sports.

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If you've ever spent any time on a  Disney message board, you know that one of  the more contentious topics centers around the use of refillable soda mugs after your initial resort stay ends.  If you haven't used one, here's how they work:   Disney resort guests purchase  a refillable mug for use during their stay, either separately or through the dining plan.  The mugs are only good at your resort during that one stay--you can take the mug home as a souvenir but you can't bring it back and … [Read more...]




Disney World Food Cravings: Dad’s Traditional Meatloaf with Recipe

What is it? Dad's Traditional Meatloaf - a blend of beef and pork topped with tomato glaze, mashed potatoes, and green beansWhere can you get it? 50's Prime Time Cafe Disney Hollywood StudiosHow do I make it?Recipe:INGREDIENTS:2 lb ground beef 1 lb ground pork 4 eggs 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs ½ cup diced onions 1/4 cup diced green peppers 1/4 cup diced red peppers 2 Tbsp worcestershire sauce Cracked black pepper to taste Kosher salt to taste ½ cup Meatloaf Glaze … [Read more...]




Jiko named in Wine Enthusiast’s Top 100 Restaurants in the US

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Congrats goes out to Jiko for making Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Restaurants in the US!Jiko — The Cooking Place at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge has been named to Wine Enthusiast magazine's Top 100 best in wine and fine dining in the country. The entire list, coast to coast, of this year's best wine restaurants is in the August 2011 issue, which is now available on newsstands. Jiko – The Cooking Place fuses the bold flavors of traditional African, Indian and Mediterranean cuisine.The Jiko … [Read more...]




How to make your own Dole Whip’s

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Who can resist this delicious Disney dessert? The Dole Whip! Once you had one your body will crave it..Here is how to make your own Dole Whip's at home. All you need is the mix from Unified Enterprises and a ice cream maker. I would use one that allows you to make soft serve ice cream. Quick Tip - I found a nice Cuisinart that I am going to order from here. It's $74 new or $60 used. Will be good for making regular ice cream after I make some Dole Whips! Check out the video below from … [Read more...]