The Weekend Dish: 10/1/2011

Happy October!! I can’t believe that September has already come and gone, how time flies! I’m still in Florida for a few more days before heading back to Pittsburgh and the 50-degree weather that October has delivered there. But on the bright side – T-minus 10 days until the Pens home opener! Can’t wait! Unfortunately, it looks as though I’ll be spending my last few days down here convalescing from a yucky cold-type thing. Absolutely no fun. But since I don’t feel well I’ll enjoy any type of comfort food I can get my hands on! My go-to’s are broth-based soups, peanut butter & jelly, pizza and macaroni & cheese. What do you enjoy when you’re sick?

As always, you’ll find a recap of what was posted to the site this week as well as some bookmarked recipes from other blogs. Enjoy!

On Brown Eyed Baker This Week

Pumpkin Fudge – Another fun fudge recipe, loaded with pumpkin, white chocolate, pecans and spice. Smells like pumpkin pie!

Winner: SodaStream Giveaway – Congratulations to the winner of the SodaStream giveaway!

Classic Apple Pie – Nothing says fall quite like a classic apple pie – flaky crust with piles of apples. Delicious!

Honey Cake – A moist, spiced honey cake full of amazing flavors. A classic Rosh Hashanah dessert.

Noodle Kugel – Another Rosh Hashanah recipe – a unique recipe for sure, but so amazingly delicious. You can eat it warm as a side dish or cold as dessert (I obviously prefer dessert!)

Most Viewed Post This Week: Oreo Cheesecake Cookies

What I Bookmarked This Week

Recipes from other blogs that I thought looked especially delicious and that I thought you would like too:

Apple Cheesecake Crumb Bars (The Naptime Chef)
I love cheesecake bars and don’t make them nearly enough. These are definitely going to get made sooner rather than later.

Apple Pecan Cheesecake (Baked by Rachel)
I certainly had eyes for apples and cheesecake this week! This looks amazing – cheesecake topped with an apple-pecan streusel on top. (If you like the sounds of this, you might also like my Brown Sugar-Apple Cheesecake.)

Baked Apple Cinnamon Raisin Oatmeal (Smells Like Home)
I have a great baked oatmeal recipe that I love, but I’m always up for trying something different, and this particular version looks great.

Cherry Coke Float Cupcakes (Pass the Sushi!)
Oooh my! After how much I loved root beer float cake, I am all about baking with soft drinks, and these look incredible!

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes (Handle the Heat)
More baked goods fashioned after delicious drinks, I can’t resist! Plus, pumpkin anything this time of year has my heart.

Have a delicious weekend!

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10 Responses to “The Weekend Dish: 10/1/2011”

  1. Choc Chip Uru on October 1, 2011 at 4:37 am

    These look brilliant and very autumn-y =)
    I have actually started a new blog http://gobakeyourself.wordpress.com/
    so cooking your recipes will be brilliant

    I love your cooking =)

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  2. Naina @ chow bella on October 1, 2011 at 6:24 am

    mac & cheese is my go-to “sick food” too. Feel better!

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  3. Penny Wolf on October 1, 2011 at 7:40 am

    Hot lemonade (the real stuff not a powder) made with honey, and chicken soup of any kind. Feel better soon and safe travels!

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  4. Katrina on October 1, 2011 at 7:42 am

    Your bookmarked recipes are fall-iscious! Yum.

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  5. Kita on October 1, 2011 at 8:15 am

    Thank you so much for including me in your round up this week! It is always so exciting to see when a blogger you look up to mentions you! :D

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  6. Rachel @ Baked by Rachel on October 1, 2011 at 8:48 am

    I agree with every word Kita said. I was shocked and thrilled to be included in your roundup this week! Thanks so much. Hope you feel better soon. Comfort food and movie or tv marathons seem to help ;)

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  7. Ruchika Agrawal on October 1, 2011 at 11:12 am

    I am so so happy that i stopped by your blog !!
    I will be a regular reader, its a very interesting blog .. :)

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  8. HooplaGallery.com on October 2, 2011 at 11:24 am

    Fun blog. Glad I stumbled upon it. Will be back weekly. Always looking for new inspirations.

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  9. Ashley @ Wishes and Dishes on October 2, 2011 at 11:23 pm

    definitely chicken noodle soup and mac and cheese! i love mac and cheese whether i’m sick or well, who am i kidding ;)

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  10. Katrina @ In Katrina's Kitchen on October 3, 2011 at 5:57 am

    I loved this round up! Now I’m off to get lost in your pumpkin recipes! ;)

    Reply

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