The Weekend Dish: 9/17/2011

Brrr!!! Can you feel that rush of cold air that came blowing through the middle-Eastern part of the country this week? It put me in a total fall mood, and I jumped right in feet-first with pumpkin and making a list of more cookbooks that I want (it’s a never-ending list!). I have some more pumpkin, some maple, and a little salted caramel lined up for next week. I promise it’s going to be a delicious week, so stay tuned! While the cool weather brings some warmer food, it also brings hockey season, woo! I’m off to watch the Penguins practice and scrimmage this morning as they open camp. It’s almost like Christmas! Have a fabulous weekend everyone!

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

$100 Giveaway – A special kind of giveaway for a special kind of year – I paid it forward.

Winner: $100 Giveaway – Announcement of the giveaway winner.

How to Make a Rainbow Cake – A step-by-step tutorial with photos on how to make the ever-popular rainbow cake.

10 Best Selling Soup & Stew Cookbooks – A list of popular soup and stew cookbooks that were “Most Gifted” on Amazon.

Pumpkin Bread – A great fall quick bread that’s easy to make and full of pumpkin flavor.

Most Viewed Post This Week: 150 Best Fall Recipes

What I Bookmarked This Week

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

Basil Butter Garlic Bread (Two Peas and Their Pod)
I don’t make nearly enough homemade garlic bread, and this one looks to-die-for. Perfect for a warm bowl of pasta this time of year!

Hazelnut Apple Sheet Cake (T and Tea Cake)
This looks like a beautiful fall dessert, and I love even more that it’s an old recipe from grandma!

Praline Cake Squares (She Wears Many Hats)
Oh my goodness. This looks like the ultimate cake dessert. I want. Right now.

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream (Tracey’s Culinary Adventures)
I just put pumpkin ice cream on my to-make list for the fall, and this sounds like the perfect recipe!

Salted Caramel Frosting (Baked Bree)
This is something I’ve been wanting to try for well over a year, and I think seeing that cupcake is just the push I needed.

Have a delicious weekend!


15 Responses to “The Weekend Dish: 9/17/2011”

  1. Rayna on September 17, 2011 at 7:25 am

    That Hazelnut Apple Sheet Cake sounds spectacular! Now that fall is right around the corner, I’m always on the lookout for some great apple recipes. Thanks!


  2. Lauren at Keep It Sweet on September 17, 2011 at 7:33 am

    Can’t wait to see those recipes next week! Have a great weekend:-)


  3. Lynne @ 365 Days of Baking on September 17, 2011 at 7:38 am

    I love the transition into Fall although out here in AZ it takes a little longer. On the weather last night they said we could see temps. Of 108 and 109 early this week! No, thank you, I’m DONE!
    Enjoy your weekend, Michelle and that scrimmage!


  4. RisaG on September 17, 2011 at 11:05 am

    Boy does that Basil Garlic Bread look amazing. I want a whole loaf to myself! I want to make that too. I am going to print it and make that this week when I make pasta for dinner. Always looking for a new bread recipe to go with pasta. My norm is my Garlic Bubble Loaf that I have been making for many years. BUT hubby doesn’t like it so we buy some really great local semolina bread to warm for him. My son is the Garlic Bubble maniac. I can go either way. So this will be for us all – we all love garlic. We are all garlic maniacs in this house. Thanks for pointing me to that recipe!


  5. Ally on September 17, 2011 at 11:54 am

    Thanks for sharing such fabulous links!


  6. Michelle on September 17, 2011 at 12:51 pm

    Oooooo!!!!! Go PENS!!! Go STEELERS!!! Go high school football in southwestern PA . . . Friday night lights in Pittsburgh (& surrounding areas) is the best!! I’m there with you, Michelle; fall is in the air & I’m loving it. I have your pumpkin bread baking in the oven right now 🙂

    On the subject of pumpkin, it would be great to have a delicious pumpkin lasagna or even a pumpkin sauce recipe that could be used over pasta. Maybe in your quest for pumpkin recipes you will devise a scrumptious pumpkin sauce 🙂 In the meantime, I can’t wait for salted caramel whatever . . .

    Enjoy your weekend.


  7. tom billard on September 17, 2011 at 4:27 pm

    the weather in vancouver has turned instantly chilly too


  8. Tracey on September 18, 2011 at 7:40 am

    Thanks for including my ice cream Michelle! I’m so excited for football today, though my odds of losing in our match-up this week are looking high 🙂


  9. Nicole on September 18, 2011 at 5:18 pm

    You have the BEST recipes. I made your chocolate chips cookies and my family loved them. I can’t wait to see your recipes next week. Have a beautiful day.


  10. Karen Lockwood on September 18, 2011 at 6:25 pm

    I just made your pepperoni pizza from earlier this year and it was FANTASTIC! My husband loved it! I have found all of your recipes to come out perfect. Thanks so much! I enjoyed my afternoon of pizza-making!


  11. Lady Amalthea on September 18, 2011 at 8:59 pm

    I absolutely recommend trying the salted caramel cupcakes! Salty-sweet is one of my favorite combinations in the world. Yum!


  12. Bree on September 19, 2011 at 12:34 am

    Thank you so much for including my salted caramel frosting. I hope that you like it as much as I do.


  13. Shelley on September 19, 2011 at 1:46 pm

    So I got my first ice cream maker this weekend and went on a quest for some really good recipes….which brought me to your website. How I missed you during all those searches is beyond me as I’m an avid recipe surfer.

    Your recipes and links look fabulous – can’t wait to give some (many) of them a try. You’ve convinced me that the Chocolate Ice Cream will indeed change my life so I’m using that for the maiden voyage of my ice cream maker.

    I expect I’ll be spending a lot of time out here getting more familiar with your site. I’ve already seen several cupcake recipes that are “must-try”s. (My co-workers will be thrilled).



  14. Maria on September 19, 2011 at 3:51 pm

    thanks for featuring the Basil Butter Garlic bread! It is so good and so easy too!


  15. RisaG on September 26, 2011 at 7:25 pm

    I want to make the Basil Butter Garlic Bread and the Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream. You are making me so hungry.


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