Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Cookbook Challenge

I recently started following a blog written by Rebecca and it is called Heron's Crafts. She has awesome tutorials and posts about sewing, cooking, books and so much more. While reading her stuff, I stumbled across and awesome challenge that I decided to tackle.
It is a cookbook challenge, and the rules are:
  1.   Choose a cookbook and be realistic - choose a book with recipes in you will enjoy cooking (and eating!) 
  2. Get cooking! Blog, instagram, tweet, whichever - just share your progress  
  3. Join at the end of the year to review your cookbook
Pretty simple and super doable! I have a mild obsession with all books, so it took me a while to figure out which of my cookbooks I wanted to use. My love for all things Disney prevailed, and I decided to use Cooking with Mickey and the Disney Chefs.

Originally I was going to use Paula Deen's Southern Cooking Bible (I even wrote and published a post about it) but after sleeping on that idea I changed my mind. Some of her recipes are just a tad too southern for my taste i.e. fried green tomatoes.

The Disney book has a great variety of different things from Walt Disney World Parks & Resorts, Disneyland, and even the Disney Cruise Line. The first few recipes I'm going to try are: Honey Sesame Chicken, New England Pot Roast, and Chef Mickey's Breakfast Pizza.

I am very excited about all the deliciousness that is about to come from my kitchen. I'll be posting updates once a week to show off what I have made :) I'm gonna have to start cooking if I want to get all the recipes made by the end of the year. Wish me luck!


  1. I could really get into a challenge like this! I collect cookbooks like people collect their favorite author =) New follower from the Sugar Bee Crafts Party

    1. I know what you mean about collecting books & cookbooks! I have two and a half bookshelves worth of books and cookbooks :)

  2. Hello Hilary, It great to come over here and see you are joining us in the Cookbook Challenge! I love the look of the book you have chosen - you will have to let me know what it is like! I haven't been to Disney for a few years now but I absolutely adored it when I did visit! Very tempted to find myself a copy of this book! Have a great day!

    1. Thanks! I got really excited when I found this challenge :) I've already made two recipes from the cookbook!


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