A plate of spaghetti and meatballs.

The BEST Italian Meatball Recipe

This is my father-in-law's legendary recipe for Italian meatballs; they are baked in the oven, then simmered away in sauce until tender and moist.

A basket full of gougeres with one split in half.


Gougeres are savory French cheese puffs made from pate a choux dough with Gruyere cheese. They are perfect bite-size appetizers!

The Weekend Dish: 1/5/2018

Hello hello first Saturday of January and first of this new year! We’re currently in the throes of tackling our very first stomach bug here, ugh. Joseph got sick on Thursday night, so I’m...

Friday Things

1. We rang in the new year with a little day field trip on New Year’s Eve – we took the kids to the Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum and the boys LOVED it!...

Introducing the BEB Monthly Bake-Along!

It’s a brand new year and I’m introducing a brand new series here on Brown Eyed Baker that’s going to kick off this coming Monday, January 7th… the BEB Bake-Along! This is exactly what...

The Weekend Dish: 12/29/2018

Happy last Saturday of 2018! I hope that this year has been good to you, and that you are closing it out exactly as you’d like. For us, that means a night in with...

Two toddler boys and a baby girl sitting on the hearth of a fireplace.

Christmas Photo Diary [2018]

Happy Friday to you! In lieu of our usual Friday Things, I wanted to share a glimpse into our long holiday weekend with you! We started off celebrating on Saturday at my grandparents’ house...

A photo of a loaf of bread with text overlay: "The Top 10 Most Popular Recipes of 2018"

The 10 Most Popular Recipes of 2018

The BEST RECIPES of 2018! Everything from cookies, cupcakes, appetizers, main dishes and side dishes. Check it out and see if your favorite made the list!

The Weekend Dish: 12/22/2018

Happy (merry?) Christmas weekend! I’m so excited to kick off the merriment today and mostly just to see the light and magic and in the kids’ eyes – seeing Joseph get so enchanted talking...

Friday Things

1. We are on the cusp of Christmas! Are you ready? We are… not quite ready yet. Still need to grab more wrapping paper (and tape!) and have a few last-minute gifts to finish...