Key Lime Coins

Posted August 28, 2014 by Alison's Wonderland Recipes in Book of the Month Recipes / 6 Comments


Everyone knows there’s nothing a pirate loves more than gold, so I knew these Key Lime Coins from BHG were the perfect dessert for our Treasure Island menu—crisp and light with just a hint of lime and sweet powdered sugar. They’re just the thing to cheer you up when you and your pirate buddies have lost your treasure to that meddling cabin boy!

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Site Construction Update

Posted August 21, 2014 by Alison's Wonderland Recipes in Blogging, Uncategorized / 0 Comments

A recent WordPress update damaged all our image links from January-June. As a result, posts from those months are not displaying images. As of right now, half the image links have been repaired, and the remaining half should be finished by tomorrow morning. Thank you for your patience!

Love,
Alison

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Ben’s Toasted Cheese Buns

Posted August 21, 2014 by Alison's Wonderland Recipes in Book of the Month Recipes / 2 Comments


If I was marooned on a deserted island for three years, I’d crave cheese too! Ben Gunn flat-out waxes lyrical about it when telling Jim what he misses most about home. If I could dive into the book (a superpower for which I’ve often wished), I’d bake Ben a batch of these heart-meltingly homey cheese buns, developed by Laura at PheNOMenal!

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Barbecue’s Rum-Soaked Ribs

Posted August 14, 2014 by Alison's Wonderland Recipes in Book of the Month Recipes / 9 Comments

 

In Treasure Island, the ship’s crew doesn’t call Long John Silver “Barbecue” for nothing. As the ship’s cook, he’s a wizard in the galley, transforming rations of dried pork and salted beef into delicious fare. This sweet ‘n spicy rack of Caribbean ribs is just the sort of entree Long John would make for the crew of the Hispaniola…and what’s dinner without a little rum? 😉

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He Called Me Carrots: Beautifully Simple Roasted Carrots with Thyme

Posted July 17, 2014 by Alison's Wonderland Recipes in Book of the Month Recipes / 9 Comments

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You knew I had to do it. No Anne of Green Gables menu is complete without carrots! Who can forget Anne’s sensitivity to having her bright red hair compared to a popular root vegetable? It drives her to fly into a fury at Mrs. Rachel Lind and break a slate over Gilbert Blythe’s head in school…little did she know, Gilbert was only drawing attention to her hair because he thought it was pretty!

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Anne Shirley’s Poetical Egg Salad Sandwiches

Posted July 10, 2014 by Alison's Wonderland Recipes in Book of the Month Recipes / 10 Comments

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Leave it to Anne Shirley to turn an egg salad sandwich into a feast for the imagination. As I recreated the sandwiches she served to her friends during their “golden picnic,” I resolved to make them as Anne would: with as much extra flair as possible. I started with my own personal egg salad recipe (a close cousin to my deviled egg recipe) and spiced it up from there. After whipping up some croissants (no boring bread here!), I cut the croissants in half, added a layer of watercress for an elegant touch, and sneaked a special surprise into the egg salad. The result: a feast for kings, no imagination necessary! 🙂

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