Greetings and salutations! We’re back with another round of recipes that are perfect for your Disney themed party. Disney has been enormously popular for quite some time, but it seems to have hit a high point thanks to the enduring fandom of the Millennial Generation. (Seriously, if you saw Toy Story 3 in theaters, there were just as many 20 something, childless attendees as there were children.) It’s cool to like Disney and Pixar movies, and what better way to demonstrate that love than by making a few of these recipes?
Alcoholic – Cocktails by Cody
These drinks have been making the rounds on websites like Buzzfeed and Imgur, but a quick trip to Cody’s Facebook page is the best place to find the full list of crazy cocktails.
Nonalcoholic – Disney Dole Whips
If you’ve ever been to Disneyland, your mouth is probably already watering. If not, stop everything and make one of these immediately. Pineapple and ice cream swirled together in a refreshing blend of awesome. What more could you want in the summer heat?
I recently rewatched The Emperor’s New Groove. It’s still as awesome as you remember.
Other appetizers can include: Hazelnut soup from Tangled, Crabcake Stuffed Shrimp (for those of you sick and twisted folks who don’t adhere to “Fish are friends, not food” from Finding Nemo), a cheeseplate (for Mickey Mouse and the mice in Cinderella, or I suppose you could include a “leaning tower of cheeza” from A Goofy Movie).
Spaghetti and Meatballs – Lady and the Tramp
Who knew such a simple dish could be so romantic? The best thing about this dish is that everybody eats it, even the kids. Everybody has their favorite recipe, but might I suggest this one?
Anything from Ratatouille
You had to know that Disney Pixar’s movie about a cooking rat would appear somewhere on this list, right? Try the ratatouille from which the film gets its name, or perhaps the soup that Remy saves from the bungling Linguini early on in the film.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, dessert is the most common form of Disney inspired food that you’ll find on the Internet. Below are two suggestions.
Beignets – The Princess and the Frog
I probably should have included Tiana’s famous gumbo under main courses, but, after eating beignets prepared by a New Orleans native, I had to include them on this list. Straight from Southern Living, these will absolutely be a hit at any party.
“Try the grey stuff; it’s delicious!” – Beauty and the Beast
“Be Our Guest” will forever be one of the best ensemble songs in Disney’s history and it’s also about food! So how could I not include it? When Lumiére offers Belle a tray that includes the “grey stuff,” it looks to be a form of paté. Here’s a dessert version of the “grey stuff” that is probably going to be much more of a crowd pleaser.
The internet is chock full of Disney-themed recipes. Now that Disney owns Marvel and Star Wars, you could also include a little superhero or Sci-Fi action as well. Need more recipes? Check out this link for a huge collection of Disney-inspired meals and treats. And don’t forget a poison apple or two!