The Weekend Dish: 4/23/2016


Hello hello!

Are you thrilled that Saturday is finally here? Was it just me, or did this week seem extra-long? My weekend is going to be a bit like groundhog day from last week… another Saturday afternoon playoff game to watch (!!) and Sunday dinner tomorrow. What are you up to this weekend?

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

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars – Chocolate chip cookie bars are the perfect easy treat when you’re craving your favorite chocolate chip cookies but don’t want to wait for dough to chill or to scoop out cookies!


Baking Basics: High Altitude Baking Tips – A list of tips and tricks for baking breads, cakes, cookies and other sweets at high altitude.

Baking Basics: High Altitude Baking Tips - If you're baking at a high altitude, refer to these tips to make sure your recipes come out perfect every time!Baking Basics: High Altitude Baking Tips - If you're baking at a high altitude, refer to these tips to make sure your recipes come out perfect every time!

Classic Burger Sauce – If you dig the sauce on Big Macs or the “special sauce” that high-end sandwich joints slather on their burgers, you are going to LOVE this burger sauce!


Cast Iron Skillet Cheeseburgers – After making these cast iron skillet cheeseburgers, you’ll never want to make them on the grill again! They’re tender, flavorful and never dry!


Friday Things – Joseph turns 15 months, books, salsa, Swiffers, metric and more…

Joseph - 15 months

Top 5 Most Shared Posts This Week:

1. Classic Burger Sauce

2. Cast Iron Skillet Cheeseburgers

3. Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

4. No-Bake Banana Split Cake Dessert

5. Garlic-Herb & Parmesan Roasted Red Potatoes

Sunday Dinner Menu

Deep dish biscuit pan pizza
Breaded chicken
Tossed Salad
Fruit Salad
Orange-Chocolate Chip Snack Cake (never ended up making it last week since we had a whole pan of chocolate chip cookie bars!)

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:

Coconut Cream Pie Trifle (Chef in Training)
This might be the most perfect summer dessert for a crowd… I can almost taste it!

Fresh Strawberry Cake (Cooking Classy)
Another fabulous option for summer… SO pretty!

Samoa Bundt Cake (Spicy Southern Kitchen)
Oh my goodness, I always loved Samoas and Tagalongs… must make this cake!

Snickers Cheesecake Bars (Five Heart Home)
I am absolutely certain that I could eat this entire batch within three days.

Thick & Chewy Double Chocolate Chip Cookies (The Pinning Mama)
LOVE thick and chewy cookies, and all that chocolate! Yum!

Have a delicious weekend!