Cranberry Apple Sauce

I love Thanksgiving for a multitude of things, but eating is my hobby and food is high on the list. It’s almost embarrassing the feast we have planned for the 4 of us this year. Smoked Turkey, cornbread stuffing, sweet potato casserole, etc. My mothers always found new recipes to try on Thanksgiving, but I […]

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Honey Almond Baked Brie

The easiest appetizer you’ll ever make, this warm baked brie with honey and sliced almonds is a crowd favorite and takes just minutes to make. The honey makes it sweet enough for the kids to enjoy, yet sophisticated enough for adults to enjoy with a glass of wine. Perfect for The AristoCats movie night! Bon […]

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Spaghetti and Meatballs

This is my mother’s famous recipe… I’m hesitant to share it, but it’s soooooo good! I’m not even going to leave out the secret ingredients, like my mom did with me! Nothing ever tastes as good as mom’s cooking, but I was bound and determined to get this one right, so the last time we […]

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Spicy Hot Cocoa

This maybe my favorite new hot chocolate recipe! The cinnamon and chili powder compliment the dark chocolate beautifully! To warm up on a cool spring evening, I’ll cut the ingredients and make a personal cup using my Breville Espresso machine. The decorated ‘Day of the Dead’ marshmallows were made with Wilton’s Edible Markers. They are […]

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Cincinnati Chili

I was inspired to make our favorite baseball snack, Cheese Coneys, after watching ‘Casey at the Bat’ in Disney’s ‘Make Mine Music‘(available here). We live in Virginia and don’t always have our favorite canned chili available, so we came up with this recipe. Cincinnati Chili’s unexpected flavor combinations and thinner consistency is like no other […]

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Tandoori Chicken Kabobs with Yogurt Dip

Jungle Book inspired kabobs were a hit! My kids enjoyed eating the juicy chicken and flavorful veggies. Baloo and Mowgli would have loved this Indian inspired dish! Best served with rice or naan.     Made this recipe? I’d love to see what you made! Post it on Instagram and tag @amagicalkingdomcalledhome or use the […]

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Creamy Potato Soup

This quick and easy potato soup recipe is a real crowd pleaser! It’s perfect for a cold winter day, but I love to make this all year round and pair it with a salad. I usually leave the bacon for garnish to add some crunch in every bite, but it also adds a great flavor […]

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Magical Marshmallow Treats

After finding a bag full of colorful marshmallow bits, I knew we had to make these Magical Marshmallow treats! My kids love helping measure the cereal and decorating with the sprinkles! We made these for St Patrick’s day and paired it with a white-hot chocolate that was dyed green. This colorful goodie is perfect for […]

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Frushi

Since Big Hero 6 (available on Amazon)was set in San Fransokyo, I thought this would be the perfect movie inspired dish! Every year Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival begins and pictures start popping up with Frushi, my mouth waters!  Since I haven’t been able to travel to the festival, I decided to make my own! […]

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A Magical Movie Night Checklist

  I could not wait to start our weekly movie night and share some of our favorite Disney Movies with our kids! Since they are still very young, I thought we should start on the Classic Walt Disney Animated Movies, Pixar, and Hybrid films (including animation, such as Mary Poppins). I plan on omitting any […]

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Baked Chicken Taquitos

You will love these crunchy chicken taquitos filled with spices and Mexican cheese! Easy for little hands to eat too! This recipe is ideal to make for your viewing of Saludos Amigos and Three Caballeros Double Feature. Check out my brother’s famous Guacamole recipe in this next post. Elijah’s Extra Gauc Made this recipe? I’d […]

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