The Weekend Dish: 7/2/2011

Happy long holiday weekend everyone! I hope you’ll have the opportunity this weekend to relax and enjoy some good food, and maybe even some fireworks. What is on your menu for the 4th of July festivities? Are you hosting to heading somewhere? If you missed it earlier this week, be sure to check out my roundup of 4th of July recipes – it is packed with appetizers, side dishes and desserts that would be perfect for this red, white and blue, mid-summer holiday!

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

4th of July Recipes – A roundup of recipes perfect for your 4th of July celebration this weekend.

Zucchini Squares – Another of my grandma’s famous zucchini recipes!

Angel Food Cake – One of my favorite desserts as a kid, so excited to finally master it from-scratch.

Cherry Crisp – A summer staple, and perfect for using up all of those gorgeous cherries in season.

Most Viewed Post This Week: Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes

What I Bookmarked This Week

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

Bavarian Soft Pretzel Rolls (Jane Deere)
I love, love, love soft pretzels. I must make these!

Chocolate Covered Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches (Good Life Eats)
I’m pretty sure that everyone needs to have these in their life. I know I do!

Fig Gelato (Philadelphia Cooking Examiner)
I keep meaning to try some type of fig ice cream since I love figs so much, and never get around to it. This looks delicious!

Peanut Butter S’mores Bars (i d l e w i f e)
I have made s’more nut bars before, but of course I think peanut butter makes just about everything better!

S’mores Cheesecake (Tracey’s Culinary Adventures)
Genius cheesecake! Graham cracker crust, milk chocolate cheesecake, and topped with a toasted marshmallow topping.

Have a delicious and safe holiday weekend! Happy 4th of July!