• Disney World Dining Review: Sanaa

    August 14, 2017cookwcharacter

    We’ve just returned from our trip to Disney World! We were there for 5 nights, and we had a great time. I’m jumping ahead a bit, because I have to tell you about the best meal we had while we were there. All of the meals were excellent, but this one – oh, man was…

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  • Belle’s Beef Ragout – Disney Inspired Recipe

    July 1, 2017cookwcharacter

    For the next recipe on the blog, I thought I’d go with one straight from “Be Our Guest” from Beauty and the Beast – Beef Ragout! My version is an easy, slow cooker recipe that provides a hearty, tasty meal at the end of the day. You could easily put all the ingredients for this…

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  • Chien-Po’s Tofu Bowl

    June 1, 2017cookwcharacter

    This post may contain affiliate¬†links, and purchases made by using these links will provide me a small commission that will go toward the maintenance of this site. We were watching Mulan the other night, and the scene at the beginning where Mulan is making her first appearance as Ping came onto the screen. Yao is…

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  • Vanilla Bean Macarons with Dark Chocolate Amaretto Ganache Filling

    May 26, 2017cookwcharacter

    This recipe can be a little involved, but these cookies are worth it. I’ve seen them at many places – one of which is the France pavilion at EPCOT. Since I’m not going to be there for awhile, I decided I couldn’t wait, and wanted to make them at home. They’re light, delicate, and packed…

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  • Louis’ Favorite Chicken Gumbo – Princess and the Frog Inspired Dinner!

    April 19, 2017cookwcharacter

    After watching The Princess and the Frog the other night, I had the urge to try to make something more like what Tiana would cook in her restaurant. I ruled out beignets (at least this time) because I didn’t have the time, and while I love a good pastry, I don’t need to eat a…

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  • Pepper Pot Pork Chops

    April 12, 2017cookwcharacter

    This afternoon I decided it was time to try another grill recipe. Since I found two lovely butterfly pork chops at the store the other day, I went on the hunt for a recipe on my list of recipes to attempt – and came across Pepper Pot Pork from Boma! So far, all the things…

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