Cinderella’s Holiday Wish Returns to the Magic Kingdom November 4th

The Christmas season will officially begin this Friday, Nov. 4, with the return of Cinderella’s Holiday Wish and Castle Dream Lights at Magic Kingdom Park. During the Cinderella’s Holiday Wish stage show, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald, Goofy, Pluto and Cinderella appear to admire the lovely holiday decorations at the park. Then they share their ideas on how to decorate Cinderella Castle for the season. Fairy Godmother appears to help bring Cinderella’s suggestion to life – covering the … [Read more...]

Benefit Sale returns to Downtown Disney to raise funds for United Way


Early-bird shoppers will have a fabulous opportunity Nov. 5 to support Heart of Florida United Way and enjoy discounts on most merchandise at participating Downtown Disney Marketplace stores.Shoppers can purchase a $5 voucher that will serve as their ticket to The Benefit Sale. All proceeds from the voucher sales will go to HFUW and the many health and human service programs it supports throughout Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties.“For the second year in a row, Walt Disney World is … [Read more...]

Disney Food Confession – ‘Ohana Bread Pudding (With Recipes)


We have been to Walt Disney World many, many times but until this visit we had never eaten at 'Ohana. It is now on our list of "must do" dining for every trip in the future. The food is amazing, the service is excellent, and the price is right. BUT - let's get to the star of this article, the 'Ohana Bread Pudding dessert.I'm not, by nature, a dessert person and generally the only one I eat at Walt Disney World is the Grapefruit Cake at the Hollywood Brown Derby (yummy by the way). Actually, … [Read more...]

Disney Food Confessions – Mickey Mousse Dome with Recipe

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What is it? Mickey Mousse DomeWhy you want it? Chocolate Overload in the shape of Mickey Mouse!Where can you get it? Chef Mickey's at the Contemporary ResortRecipe:Ingredients 2 cups chilled heavy cream 4 large egg yolks 3 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 package of gelatin, bloomed 7 ounces fine-quality bittersweet chocolate (not unsweetened), choppedGarnish: Two Chocolate Coins and Oreo CookiesSpecial equipment: an instant-read thermometerMethod of … [Read more...]

News & Events coming to Disney World in November / December 2011


There are 13 days and oodles of ways for guests to enjoy the 16th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival in November. The popular 45-day festival, which began Sept. 30, continues through Nov. 13 with a sizzling lineup of 39 Eat to the Beat! concerts and a culinary passport to hundreds of food and beverage flavors from six continents. With three Eat to the Beat! concerts daily (5:15, 6:30 and 7:45 p.m.), the hot tickets in November are: Nov. 1: Hanson “Give a Little” Nov. 2-3: The … [Read more...]