Monday, April 14, 2014

Pepper Pot Pork Recipe from Boma (Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge)

Pork tenderloin is marinated 
and then drowned in a succulent sauce 
in this easy and delicious dish from Boma.


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Pepper Pot Pork
*serves 6-8

Marinade Ingredients:

2 1/2 lb. boneless pork tenderloin
1 cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon light brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt

Directions:

Place tenderloin into gallon-size freezer bag. Pour in soy sauce. Add brown sugar, pepper and salt. Squeeze out excess air and seal baggie. Gently mix ingredients with hands from outside bag (watch above video to see how this is done). Place in fridge to marinate for 2-3 hours.

Preheat oven to 350(F) degrees.

Remove tenderloin from baggie and place into roasting pan. Bake in oven for 1 hour at 350(F) degrees until internal temperature reaches 145(F) degrees. Remove from oven and let rest on counter for 10 minutes. Slice into 1/2-inch thick medallions and serve with a side of rice or couscous. Don't forget to top it off with the sauce (recipe below).



Sauce Ingredients:

1/4 cup soy sauce
1 cup canned chicken broth
1 cup canned beef broth
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
dash of cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 cup water
1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 yellow onion, thinly sliced

Pour the soy sauce, chicken and beef broths into a medium-size saucepan. Add sugar, cayenne and ginger. Stir well. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to low.

In a small cup or bowl, mix water with cornstarch to create a thickening agent. Add this mixture to the sauce. Whisk until it becomes a medium-thick consistency.

Stir in the bell pepper and onion slices. Cook on low for 5-7 minutes until vegetables are tender.

Pour generously over your pork medallions and rice/couscous. Enjoy!!






Saturday, April 5, 2014

"Frozen" Inspired Cupcakes with Snowball Centers

Moist, blue velvet cake is topped with
fluffy, marshmallow buttercream
to make these cut cupcakes
inspired by Disney's "Frozen".
Each cupcake also has a surprise
snowball (candy) center adding to the magic.


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"Frozen" Cupcakes
*makes 16 standard-size cupcakes

Ingredients:

16 blue cupcakes (baked and cooled)
blue and white edible pearls (assorted sizes)
blue and white sugar sprinkles


Directions:

Mix blue velvet cake mix according to package directions (or make a white cake mix and add blue food coloring until you reach the desired color). Pour into cupcake pan with paper or foil liners. Bake according to time indicated on cake mix box. Remove from oven and let cool completely, preferably overnight.


Marshmallow Buttercream

Ingredients:

1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
1 tub marshmallow cream/fluff (about 7-8 ounces)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract (OR mint extract if you want icing to have a cool, minty flavor)
4 cups powdered sugar
4-6 tablespoons milk

Directions:

Cream butter, marshmallow cream and vanilla together with electric mixer. Add powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, mixing well after each. Frosting will be thick and crumbly. Add milk, 1 tablespoon at a time until frosting is light and fluffy. Fill a cake decorating bag with icing -OR- fill a gallon-size baggie with icing and cut off tip of one corner. Squeeze icing into the cut corner and twist to create a homemade decorating bag.


Assembly:

Insert a small, sharp knife 1/2 inch away from the edge of the cooled cupcake. Cut a circle 1 1/2-inches deep out of the center of the cupcake. Remove the divot. (Watch the above video to see how this is done.) Set the piece aside. Fill the hole with an assortment of edible pearls. Replace the divot on top of the hole upside-down, with the point facing upward.

Starting at the outside edge of the cupcake, squeeze icing bag in a circle around the divot, building up until the peak is completely covered. 

Immediately place a large edible pearl on top of the peak and gently press down. Now sprinkle with an assortment of colored sugar sprinkles. That's it!! 


Friday, March 28, 2014

"Frozen" Inspired Ice Blue Milkshake Recipe

Here's another fun beverage inspired by Disney's animated film: Frozen. 
This Ice Blue Milkshake is topped with whipped cream and cotton candy 
making it a sure hit with your family.
Enjoy!!

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"Ice Blue Milkshake"
*makes 2 servings

Ingredients:

1 cup blue Hawaiian Punch (or other blue-tinted beverage)
1 cup lemon-lime soda (the clear kind)
6 scoops vanilla ice cream
10 drops blue food coloring (optional)
whipped cream
pre-packaged blue cotton candy (found at Walmart and Dollar Tree)


Directions:

Pour punch and soda into blender pitcher. Add ice cream and food coloring. Secure lid and blend on high or milkshake setting. Pour into 2 (16 ounce) serving glasses. Top with whipped cream and a tuft of cotton candy. Drink while watching Disney's "Frozen". ;)





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"Frozen" Inspired Snowball Punch


"Frozen" Inspired Snowball Punch Recipe


  

Here's a delicious beverage inspired by Disney's animated film: "Frozen". 
It's a sparkling berry punch that is foaming over with vanilla ice cream.  
It's the perfect drink to serve at your "Frozen"- themed party
or during movie night at home with your family.

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"Snowball Punch"
*makes 1 serving

Ingredients:

1/3 cup blue Hawaiian Punch (or other blue-tinted beverage)
1/3 cup lemon-lime soda (the clear kind)
1 scoop vanilla ice cream
edible pearls


Directions:

Pour punch and soda into clear (8 ounce) punch cups. Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream. The punch will begin to foam. Top with edible pearls and/or sprinkles. Enjoy!!





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Monday, March 24, 2014

Picnic Burger Recipe from Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater (Hollywood Studios)

100% beef franks, Angus beef and grilled onions join together to make 
"The Picnic Burger", 
a combination hot dog/hamburger that only Disney could imagine.
You can find this burger at Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater (Hollywood Studios)
and now in your very own home.
Just follow the recipe below.


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Picnic Burger
*serves 1

Ingredients:

1 Angus Beef patty, fresh or frozen
2 all-beef franks
1/3 cup sliced onions
1 kaiser roll
sauerkraut (optional)
mustard
ketchup
salt and pepper
non-stick cooking spray


Directions:

Spray griddle, grill or skillet with non-stick cooking spray. Season patty with non-stick cooking spray and cook until browned and no longer pink inside.

Spray onions with non-stick cooking spray and saute until caramelized and tender.

Cut each frank down the middle of the long side, being careful not to cut them all the way in half. Leave them attached so they open up like a book. Place both franks cut-sides down on the griddle or pan. Cook until there are brown marks.

Cut kaiser roll in half. Spray cut sides with non-stick cooking spray and place face down on griddle or pan until crisp and golden-brown.



Assembly:

Place the bottom bun face up on serving plate. 

Top with hot dogs, cut sides facing up. 

Add a layer of sauerkraut (optional). 

Place cooked beef patty on top.

Drizzle mustard and ketchup.

Add a layer of grilled onions.

Place the other half of bun on top.

Insert a skewer or toothpick down the center of the burger. 

Stick a dill pickle spear on top. 

Serve with a side of French fries or potato chips.