Hello and happy weekend before Thanksgiving!
My goodness, how did we get here already?! I feel like Halloween was just yesterday and school barely started right before that. The year really starts to snowball, doesn’t it?
I hope you are able to find some peaceful relaxation before the season gets to be busy. We have started decorating for Christmas little by little and it has brought everyone so much joy! Wishing you a beautiful holiday week again!
On Brown Eyed Baker This Week
Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Bakers, Cooks & Foodies – The ultimate gift guide for the cook, baker, or foodie in your life; features an assortment of practical, fun, and unique items, all specific for anyone who loves to make or consume food!
Chocolate Cream Pie – This classic (homemade!) chocolate cream pie recipe features an Oreo cookie crust, a chocolate pastry cream filling, and is topped with fresh whipped cream. This from-scratch version is bursting with rich chocolate flavor and is heads and tails better than the box pudding varieties.
Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the Home – Our Holiday Gift Guide for the Home features a variety of cozy essentials, tech gadgets, and more. I’ve used and loved these products for years and am excited to share them with you!
Creamy Mashed Potatoes – Say hello to the most wonderfully creamy mashed potatoes, aka the future star of every single holiday dinner for the rest of your life. A combination of the right potatoes and a super simple technique makes all the difference – get perfect homemade mashed potatoes each and every time (plus countless requests for the recipe any time you make them!).
2023 Gift Guide: The Best Gifts for Kids – A collection of the best gifts for kids of all ages featuring tried and true products that my own kids have truly loved over the years. You’ll find an assortment of games, items for imaginative play, STEM toys, tech, and more. If you are looking for Christmas gift ideas for little ones, you have come to the right place!
Friday Things #500 – Basketball, sharing books, reading goals, toilet brushes, fun tees, Thanksgiving, and more…
Top 5 Most Popular Posts This Week:
1. Homemade Chicken and Dumplings
2. Crock Pot Mac and Cheese
3. Green Bean Casserole From Scratch
4. Classic Beef Chili
5. Grandma’s Banana Nut Bread
Most Popular Product Shares This Week:
1. Chip Clips (pack of 16)
3. KitchenAid Potato Masher (currently on sale)
4. Mini Whisks (set of 2)
This Time in Years Past…
These recipes hit the site during this same week in previous years…
2021: Easy Grape Salad / Cheesy Creamed Corn Casserole
2020: Snowball Cookies / Turkey Wild Rice Soup / Traditional Sticky Toffee Pudding
2017: Turkey Tetrazzini
2016: Cranberry Cheesecake Crumb Pie / Homemade Corn Casserole
2015: Overnight Cranberry-Eggnog Coffee Cake / Pineapple-Bourbon Sweet Potato Casserole / Sausage, Apple & Sage Stuffing / Cranberry-Pecan Pound Cake
2014: Chocolate Chip-Pecan Pie Bars
2013: Sweet Potato Scones with Maple Cream Glaze / Pumpkin-Gingerbread Trifle / Cranberry Sorbet
2012: Salted Caramel Apple Cheesecake Pie / Mrs. Waterman’s Stuffed Mushrooms
2011: Cranberry Sauce / Sweet Potato Gratin with Gruyere
2009: Lebkuchen Cookies
What I Bookmarked This Week
Absolutely epic >> French Onion Mac and Cheese
Want to dig into a big bowl of this Slow Cooker Texas Style Chili
Bring on these holiday sugar cookie truffles 🙂
Oooooh cinnamon roll cheesecake looks divine.
Have a delicious weekend!