Friday Fun: Star Wars and Marvel Kitchen Goodies!

It’s been a while since our last Star Wars food awesomeness post; and since Christmas is now less than 2 months away (I KNOW, right?), I knew it was time to start sharing a few gift ideas. ;-)

The best part? Some of these are SUPER on sale right now (score!). So, I give you permission on this Friday to goof off a little at work and take a peek at some uber fun comic-worthy goodies. Click on the links or photos below to purchase!

Darth Vader and R2D2 Ice Cube Trays / Candy Molds

He’s as cold as ice — and these Darth Vader ice cube trays and candy molds will bring Imperial taste to your kitchen.

Use the sturdy silicon trays to make BOTH ice cubes and chocolates — just not at the same time. ;-)

Darth Vader S'mores

Vader Ice Cube Tray

R2D2 keeps your beverages cold as space with these ice cube trays. Or fill them with chocolate and make little-droid candy!

r2d2 ice cube tray

White chocolate R2D2s

Millennium Falcon Bottle Opener

Smuggling some tasty beverages? Using this metal Star Wars bottle opener shaped like the classic Millennium Falcon, you’ll surely keep Imperial ships at bay.

It even sticks to your fridge! (You can thank the “force” for that one…the magnetic force that is! Yuk yuk yuk!)

Millennium Falcon Bottle Opener

Marvel Comics Pint Glasses

Quench your SUPER thirst with a beverage in a Marvel Comics glass! If you loved the Avengers monorail in Disney World, wait until you see these [Read more…]

Hurry!! Epcot Food and Wine Festival Merchandise Available Online For One Week Only!

We have great news, but you’ve gotta hurry! If you forgot to pick up an item at the 2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival, need a gift for a Disney food-loving friend, or weren’t able to get to the Festival but want a piece of it anyhow, it’s time to shop online now! is offering Food and Wine Festival Merchandise online until October 14th!

Let’s take a look at some of the fun finds you can pick up this week ONLY!

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Cookbook

Inspired by favorite current and past Epcot Food and Wine Festival menu items, this 2012 Food and Wine Festival Cookbook will allow you to “taste your way around the world” from your at-home kitchen. The handy softcover guide (with 60 pages!) is in an easy-to-use spiral format for finding new cocktails, appetizers, pairings, and more!

2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Cookbook

Epcot Food and Wine Festival T-Shirt

In a fitted silhouette, this Epcot Food and Wine Festival shirt is a fun addition to your wardrobe. Wear this comfy tee while hanging out and reminiscing about your trip around the World at this year’s Festival!

Ladies Festival Shirt

Epcot Food and Wine Festival “Mission Around the World” T-shirt

The 2012 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival screen art logo is on the front of the shirt. On the back, “Mission Around the World” screen art is featured. This Epcot Food and Wine Festival T-Shirt was a major favorite at the festival, and it’s [Read more…]

Disney Food Holiday Gift Ideas, Part 4

We’re running out of shopping days!! And I don’t know about you, but I’ve still got lots to do. So let’s get right to our holiday gift ideas!

Each week, we’re sharing a few gift-giving ideas that are lots of fun for the Disney and/or food fans in your life. Get your orders in now by shopping right from home!

Have fun with your holiday gift-giving! And check out Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of our holiday gift ideas guide as well!

Disney Mickey Mouse Cookie Cutters

Turn your kitchen into a Disney bake shop with these adorable cookie cutters. Before you get out the rolling pin, order these Mickey Mouse cookie cutters!

Cookie Cutters

Disney Character Cookie Basket

Send your friends a basket filled with delicious cookies. They’ll be smiling when they see the faces of their favorite Disney characters.

Customize the container, number of cookies, and add other goodies too. We just love edible gifts and your friends will too!

Selma's Seasonal Treats

Selma’s Crispy Rice Treats

Even if you’re not at the Main Street Confectionery to pick up your freshly made goodies these rice krispie treats are sold in Walt Disney World and Disneyland as pre-packaged snacks.

Order the snowman, candy cane, stocking, and/or the Christmas tree for a nostalgic taste of Disney Parks in the comfort of your home!!

These also make great stocking stuffers!

BabyCakes NYC Cookbooks

Treat your loved ones to these fabulous cookbooks by Erin McKenna of BabyCakes NYC. If you know someone that loves to bake AND has a special diet (vegan, gluten-free, or sugar-free), these recipes will be [Read more…]

Feed Our Small World

In recent months, there have been a number of It’s a Small World-themed food items spotted in the parks, most notably an absolutely gorgeous teapot and mugs set.


Disney Partners with Charity to Help End Child Hunger

But beyond just decoration, Disney is now using the It’s a Small World brand to help a wonderful food-related charity: Feed Projects.

Feed is an organization that works to support programs and organizations dedicated to eliminating hunger and malnutrition in the world, particularly among children. It’s a Small World is a perfect fit for this mission. A percentage of sales of special Feed/Small World items goes to supporting projects to end hunger.

Back in July, Disney Food Blog mentioned one of the Feed merchandise items, the Feed Our Small World cookbook. Sales of the cookbook will allow Feed to provide Vitamin A supplements for 450,000 children for a year. The book is available in the parks and through

The Disney Store retail locations are carrying tee-shirts for children and tote bags for mom, embellished with the [Read more…]

Star Wars Kitchen Accessories

Every once in a while we have a little fun posting some interesting Disney-related kitchen products, and our recent trip over to Think Geek has me thinking it’s time for a little Christmas in August post. ;-)

Stock your kitchen with this exclusive Star Wars stuff!

Star Wars Cookbook
Outlines Galactic recipes to make in your own Cantina! The whole family will enjoy making out of this world cuisine such as Wookiee Cookies, Jedi Juice Bars, and Twin Sun Toast.

I wonder what Tusken Raider Taters are… Get the Wookiee Cookbook here!

Death Star Giant Cookie Jar
Place your cookies inside the Death Star to protect them from outside forces. Everyone will join the Dark Side in order to reach in for a tempting treat!

The best part is, half the people who come to your house won’t even know what it is, so they’ll just think you’re all post-modern. Get yours here.

Darth Vader Cookie Jar
If the Death Star doesn’t do it for you, maybe Darth himself will! He’s sporting his Lightsaber, so you can always pretend to win a duel to get your cookie, therefore deserving it that much more. Darth Vader Cookie Jar here (cookies not included).

Star Wars Vader’s Dark Side Roast Coffee
Don’t let a day in your universe begin without coffee manufactured by Stormtroopers. We can’t vouch for the taste, but surely it has to be better than Nescafe.

Have a cup while raiding your Death Star cookie jar. Get yours here.

Star Wars 10 oz. Glasses
Let the Force flow through you when enjoying your favorite Jedi Juice in these [Read more…]

Bring “it’s a small world” Into Your Kitchen!

Another fun cookbook is being released by Disney, and this one pays homage to the classic ride, it’s a small world! There are also two companion books available — a sticker activity book and an illustrated book about the happiest cruise that ever sailed!

Feed Our Small World: A Cookbook for Kids will be released on August 16, 2011, by Disney Press, along with a companion picture book. This hardcover cookbook will contain 64 pages of international recipes geared to ages 4-8, and the easy directions will be enhanced with cooking tips and colorful photos of each dish.

Your kitchen can become a magical wonderland filled with the sights and sounds of multi-cultural dishes such as French quiche, Indian chicken curry, Indonesian beef satay, and Scottish shortbread!

Waiting for the oven to preheat? Kids can read cultural facts that will fascinate them even before tasting their creations!

To order your copy, just click here.

For a companion gift, order Disney: It’s A Small World in hardcover. This book with awe-inspiring illustrations will highlight the [Read more…]

Latest News: Epcot Food and Wine Festival Info, Taste of Africa, and a New Cookbook

Whew! There’s been a multitude of news items that have popped up in the Disney Food world, so I decided to devote a post to all of them this morning:

Bangkok Marketplace Booth

2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Booths

The Food and Wine Festival CMS website is now showing the 27 Epcot Food and Wine Festival International Marketplace Booths slated for the 2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival. As we know, these include new additions South Korea and Belgium, and returning booth Singapore. It also includes another new addition, Charcuterie and Cheese (perhaps replacing The Mouse Catch booth)!

Check out the 2009 Food and Wine Festival Booth menus and photos here for inspiration about what might be offered this year!

Food and Wine Festival Event General Info … and Cirque du Soleil News?

The same website also offers information on general timing for each of the 2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival seminars, demonstrations, and signature special events. While specific details (e.g. which Chefs will present on which days) have not yet been announced, this information can help with basic trip planning around the Festival:

Also exciting, it looks like Cirque du Soleil will be returning to the Food and Wine Festival’s Party for the Senses this year.

As always, stay tuned to the master 2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Page, where we’ll link out to all of the latest news, details, and information.

Dawa Bar in Harambe Village

Taste of Africa Street Party News

A new culinary and cultural experience is coming to Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom this summer. The Taste of Africa street party will take place every evening from July 9th through July 24th in Harambe Village in Animal Kingdom’s Africa.

The party will begin right after Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade and will continue through closing time (even during Extra Magic Hours). Included will be food and beverage tastings, authentic African entertainment, unique merchandise, and more.

New Disney Cookbook on the Horizon

Pam Brandon, Disney’s food writer extraordinaire, will be releasing a new official Disney cookbook this Fall. Currently titled Treasures from the Vault & Delicious New Favorites, I’m eager to see what dishes made the cut! If you’re wondering about the other cookbooks available, check our our Disney Cookbooks post! (Thanks to Stitch Kingdom for the tip!)

Remember, because we’re reporting this news so far ahead of time, details are always subject to change.

Now, in addition to all of that awesomeness, stay tuned tomorrow for an exclusive guest review of the Ariel’s Grotto World of Color Prix Fixe menu!

2009 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Merchandise

Some great merchandise available this year! Here’s a sneak peek!

One of the many Festival Shops

One of the many Festival Shops

These are my favorite item. They’re messenger bags recycled from last year’s banners. Once they’re gone, they’re GONE! Get one soon!

Messenger Bags recycled from last year's banners

Messenger Bags recycled from last year's banners

Recycled Messenger Bag

Recycled Messenger Bag

Recycled Messenger Bag

Recycled Messenger Bag

This year’s Cookbook! I really like the styling of this.

2009 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Cookbook

2009 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Cookbook

A couple of recipes in the book

A couple of recipes in the book

Pins and T-shirts! This year’s designs offer men’s and women’s styles — and plenty of them! There’s a great selection this year; everyone will find something they like.

This year's pins

This year's pins

epcot food and wine festival tshirt

These depict this year's theme artwork

These depict this year's theme artwork

Women's shirt

Women's shirt

And other items…

Another t-shirt option and the tote bags

Another t-shirt option and the tote bags

Coasters, notecards, and wine charms

Coasters, notecards, and wine charms