Choose All in WDW’s Holiday Dessert Experience! [Poll]

Good morning, Disney-verse!  Welcome to Thursday!  Hey, the week is almost over!  Have you checked out our Holiday Kitchen dessert results?  No?  Well, your Top 5 choices were …

  • Warm Apple Fritter with Cinnamon Ice Cream and Warm Caramel Sauce
  • Chocolate Yule Log
  • Warm Caramel-Stuffed Salted Pretzel with Soft-Serve Ice Cream and Chocolate Sauce
  • Chocolate Pecan Tart with Whipped Cream and Caramel Sauce
  • Peppermint Ice Cream Sundae

Now.  The next question is – after all of the cakes, cookies, and ice cream you “devoured” while voting in that poll, do you have enough “sweet tooth” left to make one final choice?

You all know how Mrs. All in WDW and I “roll”.  We’re all about Epcot’s savory sensations.  Desserts?  They just don’t hit our priority list.  With that in mind, we have a challenge for you!

Even though it’s not our thing, we’d like to bring you at least one picture of one of these holiday Disney delights.  Which will it be?  That’s up to you!

VOTE for your favorite in the poll below.  Turn your Top 5 into our one indulgence!  Yes, folks, the “winner” will find its way onto our holiday menu!

Epcot’s Holiday Kitchens Take Over The Pub!

Hello, my friends!  Have you chosen your holiday desserts yet?  No?  Then, please go back to – Holiday Desserts? Epcot is Out of Control! It’s Time to VOTE, Folks! – and make your five (5) selections!

Hey!  This isn’t only “make believe”.  Ultimately, you are going to decide which one of these sugary sensations that Mrs. All in WDW and I will sample a few weeks from now!

In the meantime, Epcot’s Holiday Kitchens have taken over the Main Street Pub!  Oh, yes, they have!

2016’s Slow-Roasted Turkey with Stuffing!

But, first, Doug, John, and I discuss all of the latest news from around Walt Disney World.  From Disney’s Q4 earnings report to Stitch’s return, Doug’s got a rant going on … again!  Plus, shockingly, John’s beer glass is empty.  What?!

Then, finally, we get to the food.  That’s right!  We cover Epcot’s Holiday Kitchen menus in full detail!  What dishes are we looking forward to the most? What items are we going to pass by?  Catch it all at …

Episode 408 – Our Weekly News … Featuring Epcot’s Holiday Kitchens!

Holiday Desserts? Epcot is Out of Control! It’s Time to VOTE, Folks!

I’ll tell you one thing about 2017’s expanded Holiday Kitchen offerings … if you’re into sweets, you’re going to love, love, love what Epcot is bringing to the table!  Here’s a glimpse …

  • Chocolate Yule Log
  • Warm Apple Fritter with Cinnamon Ice Cream and Warm Caramel Sauce
  • Snowflake Sugar Cookie
  • Snickerdoodle Cookie: Sugar Cookie rolled in Cinnamon Sugar
  • Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookie
  • Gingersnap Cookie with Cream Cheese Icing and Cranberry Jam
  • Chocolate Cake with Apricot Jam and Dark Chocolate Glaze
  • Decorated Gingerbread Cookie
  • Holiday Tree Sugar Cookie
  • Chocolate Chunk Cookie
  • Pecan Maple Bark
  • Chocolate Pecan Tart with Whipped Cream and Caramel Sauce
  • Holiday Fruit Cake
  • Cinnamon and Coconut Cake
  • Apple Pie Sundae with Soft-Serve Ice Cream, Caramel Sauce, and Crunchy Streusel Topping
  • Peppermint Ice Cream Sundae
  • Mickey Santa Hat Cupcake
  • Cinnamon Apple Fritters
  • Warm Caramel-Stuffed Salted Pretzel with Soft-Serve Ice Cream and Chocolate Sauce
  • Chocolate Peppermint Glazed Croissant Donut

Wow!  Talk about the most sensational sugar shock … ever!  Where would you even start?  Of course, I’ve already seen the comments.  Things like, “I think I would stay in The Cookie Nook Holiday Kitchen all day.  Yum!”

You know me, though.  I’m all about Epcot’s savory culinary masterpieces.  Forget the cakes and pies.  Give me a Mongolian Beef Bao Bun or a serving of Sauerbraten any day!

But, let’s get back to the “desserts”, shall we?  Take a look at the “menu” above, my friends.

If I gave you a fistful of mythical “All in WDW bucks”, which five of these delights would you buy?  “Place your order” in the poll below!

What? Food & Wine Continues? Holiday Kitchen Menus are HERE!

They are here, folks!  Food & Wine might be ending in a few days, but the Epcot dining extravaganza continues with … Holiday Kitchens!

To be open daily from November 19th to December 30th, more than twelve spots will be doling out delights!  We can’t wait to enjoy the cuisine!

Having said that, let’s look at the featured kitchens.  What food will Disney will be offering us to eat this holiday season?  Here it is!

Alsace Holiday Kitchen – France Pavilion

  • Napoléon de Saumon Fumé, Brioche á l’aneth: Smoked Salmon Napoleon in a Dill Brioche
  • Le Réveillon de Noël: Turkey Breast Stuffed with Mushrooms and Chestnuts with Sweet Potato Purée
  • Bûche de Noël au Chocolat: Slice of Chocolate Christmas Yule Log

American Holiday Table – American Adventure Pavilion

  • Slow-Roasted Turkey with Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans and Cranberry Sauce
  • Seared Pork Tenderloin with Holiday Accompaniments: Green Bean Casserole, Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges and a Champagne Demi-Glace
  • Chocolate Pecan Tart with Whipped Cream and Caramel Sauce

Bavaria Holiday Kitchen – Germany Pavilion

  • German Artisan Cheese Plate: German ButterKase with Ham, Mushroom Brie with Pretzel Crostini and Tillamook Cheddar
  • Sauerbraten, Red Cabbage and Spätzle
  • Cheese Fondue in a bread bowl with Fresh Steamed Baby Vegetables and Marble Potatoes featuring Melissa’s Produce
  • Stollen: Holiday Fruit Cake

2016’s Sauerbraten!

The Cookie Nook Holiday Kitchen – Festive (festival) Center

  • Warm Apple Fritter with Cinnamon Ice Cream and Warm Caramel Sauce
  • Snowflake Sugar Cookie
  • Snickerdoodle Cookie: Sugar Cookie rolled in Cinnamon Sugar
  • Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookie
  • Gingersnap Cookie with Cream Cheese Icing and Cranberry Jam
  • Sachertorte: Chocolate Cake with Apricot Jam and Dark Chocolate Glaze
  • Decorated Gingerbread Cookie
  • Holiday Tree Sugar Cookie
  • Chocolate Chunk Cookie

Feast of the Three Kings

  • Shredded Beef Tamale with Avocado Crema and Cilantro Rice
  • Roasted Pork with Smashed Yuca and Pickled Green Bananas
  • Three Kings Bread

Hokkaido Holiday Kitchen – Japan Pavilion

  • New Year Celebration Soba: Buckwheat Soba Noodle with Spinach in Hot Soup with Shrimp Tempura or Chicken
  • Cinnamon Mochi Cake: Cinnamon and Coconut Cake

Holiday Sweets and Treats – Promenade Refreshments

  • Peppermint Sundae: Chocolate Ice Cream, Whipped Cream and Peppermint Candy

Las Posadas Holiday Kitchen – Mexico Pavilion

  • Tostada de Tinga: Crispy Corn Tortilla smothered with Black Beans, topped with Chipotle Chicken and garnished with Crema Mexicana, Queso Fresco, Avocado and Tomatillo Sauce
  • Tamal de Chilorio: Slow-roasted Pork Shoulder, marinated in Ancho Paste and stuffed in a Corn Masa. Served with Salsa tres Chile and garnished with Crema Mexicana and Queso Fresco
  • Buñuelo Navideño: A thin round Fried Pastry, drizzled with Honey and dusted with Cinnamon and Brown Sugar

Shanghai Holiday Kitchen – China Pavilion

  • Mongolian Beef Bao Bun and a Fortune Cookie
  • Chinese Barbeque Pork Rice Bowl and a Fortune Cookie
  • Pork and Vegetable Egg Rolls

Tuscany Holiday Kitchen – Italy Pavilion

  • Fusilli di Gragnano alla Carbonara: Fusilli Pasta in a Creamy Parmesan Sauce with Pancetta and Onions
  • Cotechino con Lenticchie: Fresh Italian Salami sliced with Lentils
  • Crespelle di Mele: Cinnamon Apple Fritters and a Vanilla Sauce Drizzled with Chocolate Caramel Sauce
  • Panettone alla Milanese: Warm Italian Fruit Cake with Vanilla Sauce and Cherry Syrup
  • Panettone Mignon: Miniature traditional Italian Christmas Fruit Cake

Tarabaki Holiday Kitchen – Morocco Pavilion

  • Grilled Lamb Kefta and Grapes with Julienne of Euro Cucumber, Red Pepper, Pickled Pearl Onions, Harissa and Cilantro Dressing
  • Confit of Chermoula Chicken Drum with Cinnamon Granny Smith Apple, Toasted Almonds, Brussels Sprouts and Pinot Noir Syrup
  • Triangle Honey Briwat with Almond Paste, Rose Water and Toasted Sesame Seeds

Yukon Holiday Kitchen – Canada Pavilion

  • Seared Salmon with Crown Royal® Whisky Glaze, Parsnip Silk, Apple Chutney and Hazelnut Croquant
  • Traditional French Canadian Tourtiere with Canadian Ketchup
  • Maple Bûche de Noël: Maple Mousse rolled in Gingerbread Chiffon Cake with Cranberry Sauce and Pecan Crumble

What looks good to you, folks?  I can tell you one thing … I’ll be visiting China.  Mongolian Beef Bao Bun?  Uh, that particular dish is a former Food & Wine festival “champion”!

Catch Disney’s full Holiday Kitchen menus on their website at this link!