The Weekend Dish: 11/7/2015


Happy first Saturday of November!

My mind has totally jumped into holiday mode… I need to get my Thanksgiving menu ready, start thinking about Christmas gifts and, most importantly, decorating! We’re still a few weeks away, but I can’t wait to sit in the soft glow of Christmas lights. It’s the coziest time of the year!

As always, you’ll find a recap of what was posted to the site this week, the most shared recipes, my Sunday dinner menu, and recipes I’ve bookmarked from other blogs. Enjoy!

On Brown Eyed Baker This Week

Monster Cookie Bars – Monster cookies baked into bar cookies – peanut butter dough loaded with oats, chocolate chips and M&M’s.

Monster Cookie Bars - Peanut butter dough is loaded with oats, chocolate chips and M&M's. |

Homemade Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli & Rice Casserole – A homemade recipe for chicken, broccoli and rice casserole made completely from scratch with a cheesy cream sauce and topped with buttered breadcrumbs.


101 Thanksgiving Recipes – A roundup of all the fantastic Thanksgiving recipes on the site, from breakfast and brunch to appetizers, drinks, side dishes and dessert.


Ina’s Outrageous Brownies – These brownies are the brainchild of Ina Garten – huge, wonderfully rich and complete with tons of chopped walnuts!


Friday Things – Halloween costumes, cleaning tips, holidays, and more…


What Else I’ve Been Up To

A roundup of posts I’ve done on other sites this week…

  • Iced Coffee – No matter how cold it gets, I will always prefer iced coffee over hot coffee… This is an easy tutorial for making your own cold brew at home!
  • How To Make Fresh Homemade Whipped Cream – Pie season is here and there’s nothing better on pumpkin pie than a dollop of fresh whipped cream!

Top 5 Most Shared Posts This Week:

1. Slow Cooker Chocolate-Covered Peanut Clusters

2. French Apple Cake

3. Homemade Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli & Rice Casserole

4. Pumpkin Scones with Spiced Glaze

5. Ultimate Chocolate Cupcakes

Sunday Dinner Menu

Appetizer TBD
Cheesy baked ziti with sausage
Chicken cutlets
Grandma’s roasted potatoes
Garlic bread
Tossed salad
Oreo Cake

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:

Fudgy Marshmallow Brownies (Julie’s Eats & Treats)
I love the combination of brownies and marshmallows and the fudge topping looks so good!

Steak and Ale Pie (Foodness Gracious)
Winter comfort food, right here.

Slow Cooker Turkey and Stuffing Dumpling Soup (Baked by Rachel)
Such a clever (and unique!) way to use up those stuffing leftovers!

Slow Cooker Korean Beef (Damn Delicious)
I am still on the lookout for slow cooker recipes and this one is definitely going on my menu.

Toffee Pecan Caramel Pound Cake (Carlsbad Cravings)
This looks insanely decadent!

Have a delicious weekend!