• Boma Banana Bread

    August 13, 2018cookwcharacter

    I have to tell you, when I made this bread, I had no idea what I was getting into. When I went to Boma, I didn’t go for breakfast, I was there for dinner and was far to distracted by all the other items on the buffet to see if there was banana bread! That…

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  • Sanaa-Inspired Instant Pot Butter Chicken!

    January 10, 2018cookwcharacter

    I got the Instant Pot for Christmas, after having broken the previous electric pressure cooker I’d been given before I got to use it fully. I LOVE this thing. I think I’ve used it almost every day since we got home from Christmas! I also really, REALLY wanted to try and recreate the amazing butter…

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  • Spreading a Little Magic at Walt Disney World

    June 11, 2017cookwcharacter

    I have to apologize for being a little late with this post. I’m a teacher, and this past week was the last week of school. It’s CRAZY. But I’m back now, and I have lots of great posts planned! Mexico Margarita Cupcakes are coming – and they are fantastic! But I want to talk about…

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  • DisNews – World of Pandora Attractions

    May 1, 2017cookwcharacter

    I know I’ve already posted a DisNews post about Pandora, but I can’t help but post another. Disney has begun some preview days, and released a video of one of the animatronics in the Na’vi River Ride. And they look AMAZING. Na’vi River Journey Just take a few minutes to give this a look –…

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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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  • Friday DisNews: Full Menu for Satu’li Canteen is Out – and Pandora is looking awesome!

    March 31, 2017cookwcharacter

    I’m a little behind in getting this blog post up, but I’m very excited to say that the sneak peeks we’re being given about Pandora: The World of Avatar are looking better and better! I enjoyed the movie when it came out, and I think one of its strongest points was that it was gorgeous…

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  • 10 Ways to Deal with the Heat at Disney World

    March 28, 2017cookwcharacter

    I am a teacher. My parents are teachers. As such, we have always had to schedule any trips to Disney around school vacations. Because of this, we’ve always gone in August. Now, I’m sure you know that Orlando in August is a sauna, to put it mildly. I have always had issues with the heat,…

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  • Boma Marinated Flank Steak

    March 26, 2017cookwcharacter

    This recipe is AWESOME. It is the Durbin Marinated Flank Steak from Walt Disney World’s Boma restaurant, though I’ve adapted the recipe found on AllEars.net and in my Disney cookbooks. If you can, I definitely would try it! And I must apologize, because this recipe was previously posted on my website, but after updating earlier this week,…

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  • Top 5 Reasons to Love Disney as an Adult

    March 26, 2017cookwcharacter

      Disney World is an amazing place. But there are some people who will look at you and wonder, “Why bother going to Disney as an adult? Isn’t it just an overpriced place for the kids, with no real thrills?” Clearly, they’ve never looked at it the right way. There are lots of reasons a…

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