The Weekend Dish: 1/26/2013

Welcome to the weekend! I can’t believe how quickly the weeks have been flying by since the holidays, crazy! I had a full week of taxes (ugh), a broken furnace, a field trip to the DeLallo headquarters and test kitchen (more on that tomorrow), the Penguins’ home opener, morning hockey practice, multiple games of dominoes and lots of snow to cap off the week. It was a busy week, to say the least! I hope you had a great week and have an even better weekend in store for yourself!

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

Pink Grapefruit Sandwich Cookies – Such a bright and vibrant cookie to enjoy during the winter citrus fruit season.

Pink Grapefruit Sandwich Cookies

DIY: American Cheese – You won’t believe how quickly and easily you can make your own American cheese at home!

DIY: American Cheese

Peanut Butter-Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips – I was craving banana bread and at the last minute threw in peanut butter and chocolate chips. Very good decision.

Peanut Butter-Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips

Oreo Cheesecake Bars – Oreo cheesecake has been one of my favorite cheesecakes for a long time, so I can’t believe it took me so long to make it into bars!

Oreo Cheesecake Bars

Friday Things – Gorgeous test kitchens, TV shows, Pandora, sourdough bread, and more!

Friday Things

Most Viewed Post This Week: Top 10 List: Favorite Cupcake Recipes

Most Pinned Post This Week: Oreo Cheesecake Bars

Most Emailed Post This Week: Chipotle Chicken and Corn Chowder

Most Facebook Shared Post This Week: DIY: American Cheese

Most Tweeted Post This Week: DIY: American Cheese

What I Bookmarked This Week

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

Bang Bang Shrimp (Fake Ginger)
I had the Bang Bang Shrimp at Bonefish Grill once and it was fabulous! I can’t wait to try this homemade version.

Chocolate-Covered Beer Marshmallows (Beth Michelle)
These marshmallows are absolutely genius – I’m sure the combination of Guinness and chocolate, along with a fluffy marshmallow, is irresistible!

Creamy Polenta with Roasted Mushrooms (Two Peas and Their Pod)
My grandma used to always make polenta, but she often served it with red sauce; I love this version with roasted mushrooms and Parmesan cheese.

Peanut Butter & Marshmallow Sandwich Cookies (Bakers Royale)
These cookies are the thing of dreams. My dreams, anyway. I plan on making them a reality. Immediately.

Salted Caramel Date Loaf (Not Without Salt)
This bread looks AMAZING. It’s like poke cake, but with bread. And salted caramel. And dates. I’ve died and gone to heaven.

What was the best thing you ate this week??

Have a delicious weekend!