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The Weekend Dish: 11/12/2011

A day-belated Happy Veteran’s Day to all of those who have served in our military and allow us the freedoms we enjoy each and every day. A great big THANK YOU!

Less than two weeks until Thanksgiving! How will you be celebrating the holiday – hosting it yourself, going somewhere? If you’re hosting (or helping to host), do you have your menu figured out? Next week I’ll be featuring a number of Thanksgiving recipes that were huge hits last year, so save a couple of menu slots for what’s coming, I can’t wait to share them with you!

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

30 Days of Gratitude, A Photo Challenge – A fun way to reflect on things to be thankful for during the month of November.

Cranberry Upside-Down Cake – A gorgeous cake that’s perfect for your holiday dessert table.

Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting – Classic pumpkin bars, fluffy and moist, and topped with cream cheese frosting.

Sweet Potato Pie – A great alternative to pumpkin pie – something a little different and packed with tons of flavor.

Pumpkin Ice Cream – Tastes like a piece of cold pumpkin pie, delicious!

Most Viewed Post This Week: Cranberry Upside-Down Cake

What I Bookmarked This Week

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

Apple Bacon Potato Cakes with Poached Eggs (Evil Shenanigans)
I am in love with potato pancakes, and this sounds like such an awesome variations; can’t wait to try them!

Baked Gingerbread Mini Doughnuts (Pinch of Yum)
I love that these are baked, and they look like a perfect addition to the Christmas brunch menu.

Brown Butter Brownies (The Catalyst: Cupcakes)
Oooh boy. Gorgeous. And I’m drooling. I can only imagine how delicious these are.

Elvis Presley’s Favorite Pound Cake (Technicolor Kitchen)
The most beautiful piece of pound cake I have ever seen! Must make this!

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Caramel Pecan Topping (TidyMom)
Pretty little mini pumpkin cheesecakes with an unbelievable topping.

Have a delicious weekend!

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9 Responses to “The Weekend Dish: 11/12/2011”

  1. TidyMom on November 12, 2011 at 6:43 am

    I just love your weekend dish!!

    Thanks for the shout out and all the other great links too!!

    Have a great weekend!

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  2. Katrina on November 12, 2011 at 7:06 am

    I really enjoyed your fall-themed posts this week! Yum!

    Reply

  3. Patricia Scarpin on November 12, 2011 at 7:44 am

    You are just too kind! I’m so glad you liked the cake slice – it was very, very tender. The King sure knew good food! :D
    Thank you for your kind words and for mentioning my blog.

    Reply

  4. Ally on November 12, 2011 at 9:14 am

    Your recipes are brilliant, as usual. Fab links as well!
    xo
    http://allykayler.blogspot.com

    Reply

  5. Debbie B. (DebaRooRoo) on November 12, 2011 at 10:40 am

    Yum!! :)

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  6. Rebecca on November 12, 2011 at 1:48 pm

    Yummy! I’m hoping to spend my Thanksgiving with my parents, since I haven’t in a few years. If my boyfriend can’t get time off, we’ll be spending it with his family! Love the pumpkin bars recipe. I need to make more pumpkin-based foods before Fall is over.

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  7. Ann on November 12, 2011 at 9:51 pm

    I’m not surprised the cranberry upside down cake is the most viewed this week – it was incredible! As always – a great round up! Have a terrific week!

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  8. Crystal Lee on November 13, 2011 at 10:24 am

    Wooo yummmy! So many recipes on one post. I think I will have to bookmark all! LOL! Thanks hon!
    Crystal

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  9. Jen on November 13, 2011 at 4:21 pm

    I can see why you chose all of those for your round up! The cranberry upside down cake and the brown butter brownies are definitely a must try for me!

    Reply

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