Hello hello!

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday if you are in the U.S. and are enjoying a long relaxing weekend.

Have you started any shopping yet? None for me but I’m getting gift ideas organized!

On Brown Eyed Baker This Week

French Silk Pie – Rich and creamy French silk pie features my best pie crust, a silky smooth, mousse-like chocolate filling, and homemade whipped cream. Sprinkle with some chocolate curls and you have an absolutely unbelievable make-ahead dessert. 

Straight-on closeup photo of slice of French silk pie on white plate with forkful or pie taken off.

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Him – A great collection of gift ideas for any guys on your shopping list this year.

Collage of images with text "Gift Guide for the guys".

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Her – A wonderful collection of gift ideas for your mom, sister, aunt, daughter, friend, or coworker.

Photo collage of products with the text overlay "Gift Guide for the ladies".

1. Green Bean Casserole From Scratch

2. Crock Pot Mac and Cheese

3. Dutch Apple Pie

4. Traditional Bread Stuffing

5. Creamy Mashed Potatoes

1. Clorox ToiletWand Cleaning System

2. KitchenAid Wire Potato Masher

3. Large Non-Stick Silicone Dough Mat

4. The Tiny Hotel Robe

5. Simple 3 Button Stopwatch

This Time in Years Past…

These recipes hit the site during this same week in previous years…

2021: Green Beans Almondine

2020: Monte Cristo Sandwich / Nutella Cookies / Copycat Lofthouse Cookies / New England Clam Chowder

2017: Pecan Pie Cheesecake

2016: Cranberry Pound Cake with Orange Glaze

2015: Sweet Corn Spoon Bread / Malted Pretzel Crunch

2014: Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta, Cranberries & Pine Nuts / Cranberry-Eggnog Cheesecake

2013: Sausage Cornbread Stuffing / Cranberry-Ginger Pear Pie

2012: Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Gratin / Cranberry Ice Cream Pie

2011: Turkey Pot Pie

2010: Mashed Sweet Potato Brulee / Cranberry-Walnut Rolls

2009: Chocolate-Pistachio Biscotti

What I Bookmarked This Week

Salted. Maple. Pie. 😋

I’m ready!! >> Peppermint Bark Cheesecake

Italian Cream Bundt Cake sounds utterly amazing.

My kids would love these cinnamon raisin biscuits for breakfast.

YES >> Maple Frosted Apple Blondies

Have a delicious weekend!