Toasted Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

by Leah. I adore coconut. Strangely I don’t eat real coconut as often as I’d like to but I do gravitate towards sweet treats that have coconut as a base flavour. I wanted to bake but wanted something that I could mix up in one bowl. I adore my kitchenaid but sometimes it’s nice to […]

Hapanleipä – Finnish Sour Rye Bread

by Paukku. “Here is bread, which strengthens man’s heart, and therefore is called the staff of Life.” –Matthew Henry I like baking bread. Of all the cooking and baking I do, the making of bread is the most joyous and gives me the most satisfaction. Bread is one of the oldest prepared foods, going back […]

Cranberry Pecan Loaf

by Donna. Based on a Cook’s Illustrated recipe, this “loaf” is a typical American quick bread – kind of a combination of a cake and a bread, some might say a muffin in a bread pan.  We had leftover cranberries from Christmas in the freezer, as well as pecans in the cupboard, so this was […]

Vincisgrassi – Mushroom Lasagna

by Donna. One of the discussions we had as a bunch of oven-loving twitter users was what exactly would be included as recipe fodder on 52 Weeks of Baking.  We decided that anything oven oriented would qualify, just not roasts. It is with that introduction that I post our first savoury dish, Vincisgrassi, otherwise known […]