zithromax 500mg price zithromax 250 mg zithromax 250 mg price azithromycin tablets 500mg azithromycin tabs azithromycin oral suspension azithromycin mexico buy azithromycin 250 mg azithromycin online pharmacy azithromycin buying online order azithromycin 500 mg azithromycin 500 mg azithromycin 250mg tablets azithromycin 250 mg oral tab azithromycin 250 mg zithromax capsules 250mg zithromax tablets zithromax suspension cost zithromax suspension zithromax pricing zithromax price philippines zithromax oral suspension zithromax 250 z-pak tab zithromax 250mg tablet cheap zithromax buy generic zithromax online buy cheap zithromax online pfizer zithromax azithromycin buy zithromax azithromycin zithromax azithromycin tablets order azithromycin generic azithromycin 250mg tablets cheap azithromycin no prescription cheap azithromycin azithromycin tablets 250 mg azithromycin tablet azithromycin tab 250mg azithromycin prices azithromycin oral uses azithromycin oral tablet azithromycin india azithromycin buy best price azithromycin 500 mg tab 200 mg cialis 30mgcialis 50 mg cialis best cialis prices buy 20 mg cialis online buy cheap cialis buy cheap cialis online buy cheap tadalafil buy cialis canadian pharmacy buy cialis dubai buy cialis generic buy cialis in europe buy cialis in ireland buy cialis in south africa buy cialis now buy cialis online in australia buy cialis online uk buy cialis pills buy cialis singapore buy cialis tadalafil buy cialis toronto buy cialis uk buy generic cialis generic cialis buy tadalafil 20mg price buying cialis from canada buying cialis in australia buying cialis in mexico buying cialis in thailand buying cialis online buying cialis online safe buying tadalafil online cheap cialis 20mg cheap cialis generic cheap cialis generic canada cheap cialis online cheap tadalafil 20mg cheap tadalafil india cheap tadalafil no prescription cheap tadalafil tablets cheap tadalafil uk cheapest generic cialis cheapest tadalafil online cialis 20 mg cialis 20 mg canada cialis 20 mg cost cialis 20 mg price cialis 20 mg tablet lil cialis 20 mg tablets cialis 200 mg cialis 30 mg cialis generic 5mg cialis generic canada cialis generic from canada cialis generic india cialis online pharmacy cialis order canada cialis price cialis price 5mg cialis price at costco cialis price compare cialis price comparison cialis price increase cialis price per pill cialis price walgreens cialis prices in australia cialis prices us cialis purchase online generic cialis buy generic cialis india generic cialis price generic cialis prices generic cialis tadalafil generic cialis tadalafil 20mg generic cialis tadalafil uk generic tadalafil generic tadalafil 20mg generic tadalafil from india order cialis online purchase cialis tadalafil 20mg tadalafil 20mg canada tadalafil 20mg generic tadalafil 20mg india tadalafil 20mg pills tadalafil 20mg price tadalafil 20mg tablets tadalafil 20mg uk tadalafil australia tadalafil best price tadalafil buy tadalafil capsules tadalafil cheapest tadalafil cialis tadalafil citrate tadalafil generic tadalafil generic 10mg tadalafil generic 20mg tadalafil generic cialis tadalafil india tadalafil indian brands tadalafil online tadalafil price comparison tadalafil tablets tadalafil tablets from india tadalafil tablets generic tadalafil tablets india tadalafil tablets online tadalafil tablets prices tadalafil tabs tadalafil uk tadalafil usa walgreens cialis price aciphex 20 mg buy aciphex buy aciphex online aciphex 20 pill aciphex rabeprazole aciphex rabeprazole sodium 20 mg aciphex rabeprazole sodium rabeprazole sodium generic rabeprazole sodium tablets generic rabeprazole rabeprazole 20 mg rabeprazole sodium acomplia rimonabant acomplia rimonabant 20mg acomplia rimonabant canada acomplia rimonabant zimulti buy acomplia rimonabant generic acomplia rimonabant rimonabant 20 mg buy rimonabant buy zimulti online zimulti rimonabant albenza albendazole albenza 400 mg buy albenza albendazole albenza albendazole 400 mg albendazole price buy albendazole buy albendazole online where to buy albendazole order albendazole albendazole no prescription albendazole for humans albendazole tablets 400 mg albendazole uk albendazole tapeworm buy aldactone online buy aldactone no prescription aldactone 25 mg spironolactone aldactone buy spironolactone buy spironolactone online buy spironolactone no prescription buy spironolactone no prescription buy spironolactone uk where to buy spironolactone where can i buy spironolactone spironolactone tabs spironolactone tab 25mg spironolactone tablets spironolactone generic oral spironolactone spironolactone online pharmacy spironolactone 25 mg spironolactone 100 mg spironolactone 100 mg tablet cheap allegra allegra 180 mg allegra 180 generic allegra 180 mg canada allegra 180 mg tablets allegra 120 mg allegra 120 mg tablet buy fexofenadine buy fexofenadine 180 mg tablets where to buy fexofenadine fexofenadine oral suspension allegra fexofenadine fexofenadine 180 mg tab generic fexofenadine lasix 40 mg furosemide 40 mg furosemide 20 mg furosemide 20 mg tab furosemide 40 mg tablets furosemide 40 mg tab buy furosemide 40 mg lasix furosemide 40 mg furosemide tablets 40mg furosemide tabs purchase ciprofloxacin cipro 1000 mg cipro 250mg cipro 250 mg tablet cipro 750 mg cipro 750 mg tablet ciprofloxacin 750 mg ciprofloxacin 250mg ciprofloxacin 250mg tab ciprofloxacin 500mg ciprofloxacin 500mg tablets ciprofloxacin 500mg tab ciprofloxacin tab 500mg ciprofloxacin tablets 500mg tab valtrex valacyclovir buy acomplia rimonabant doxycycline vibramycin Levaquin levofloxacin buy augmentin buy premarin buy femara buy finasteride 1mg buy prozac online buy paxil online buy lexapro online buy luvox online buy cymbalta online buy zyprexa online/ buy seroquel online buy effexor online buy famvir online buy combivir online biaxin 250 mg cleocin 300 mg buy minocycline online zyvox 600 mg prograf 1 mg omnicef 300 mg keflex 750 mg

img_2173

So in an attempt to make the most of my money, I’ve been making an effort to cook out of my batrillion cookbooks more.  Between all the blogs I read, forums I frequent, and shiny magazine covers in the checkout line, I tend to forget about my poor little bound beauties.  And way back in the day, before I discovered Amazon, I was spending upward of 30 bucks of my hard earned babysitting money on them.  (Well, what wasn’t being spent on Popov and Natty Light, anyway.)  My early cookbook collection consists of a lot of celebrity chefs, though I at least had a modicum of sense and was able to bypass the fluff from the Food Network.  As a result, I’ve got a lot of Giada, Ina, and Tyler on my shelves.  (Who am I kidding, more like stacked in piles next to my bed/reading char.  And that reading chair has been a seating area for laundry for far more time than my cute lil tush has ever occupied it.  But I digress.)  I’ve also got some Rachael Ray, but I swear it was a gift!  (Actually, I don’t dislike her, but that’s a story for a different day.)

Click Here For Unlimited Easy Dessert Videos

Anyyyyway, Tyler Florence’s first book, Real Kitchen, has been a heavy hitter in my kitchen for years.  While I continue to make the Arroz con Pollo today, I forgot all about the Coconut Bread in it.  Reading the intro for what was probably the two dozenth time, I realize that the restaurant it comes from, bills, actually belongs to Australian celebrity-chef Bill Granger.  16 and just starting to get into food at the time, I had no idea.

It’s funny how much you learn without realizing it.

img_2151

So I remember specifically making this bread once before, but never repeating it.  I don’t remember it being horrible, so I decided it deserved an encore.  And boy am I glad I did.

img_2154

I think what my problem with it before was my lack of measuring skills.  Back in the day, I pretty much just used to estimate how much baking soda and/or powder I needed.  The cupboard with all the baking stuff was down low, and I was (am) lazy and couldn’t be bothered to dig around and find the correct measuring spoon.  This bread calls for a full tablespoon of baking powder, and knowing how I used to bake, I probably used about a teaspoon the first time around.  This is a large loaf–it bakes in a 9×5 pan, rather than the usual 8×4. A teaspoon certainly didn’t cut it. I also most likely skipped the lemon zest.  Don’t.

Once again, it’s funny how much you learn without realizing it.

img_2176

Second Time ‘Round Coconut Bread
adapted from Tyler Florence’s Real Kitchen

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
3 cups AP flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
zest of one lemon
1 1/2 cups unsweetened coconut milk
1 1/2 cups sweetened shredded coconut, toasted*

Place a cookie sheet on a rack in the middle of the oven while it preheats to 375.  Butter and flour the insides of a 9×5″ loaf pan.

Combine dry ingredients together in a large bowl.  In a medium bowl, whisk together sugar, eggs, vanilla, zest, and coconut milk.  Stir in the shredded coconut.  Pour the wet ingredients into the dry, and carefully fold everything together with a spatula.  Pour batter into the prepared pan, slide into the oven onto the cookie sheet.  Bake for about an hour and 15 minutes, or until cake tester comes out clean.  Cool in pan on a wire rack for about 20 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely before slicing.

*Tyler says you can toast the coconut on a cookie sheet for 15 minutes in an oven at 350.  I will burn it that way.  I prefer to do my in a dry skillet over medium heat simply because if I can’t see it out on the stove top, I will forget about it.  But not everyone is as scatterbrained as I am. (Or rather, not everyone has a toddler at their heels when in the kitchen.)

Save up to 50% on select Products at MetroKitchen


  • Digg
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Faves
  • Live
  • StumbleUpon
  • Technorati
  • MySpace
  • LinkedIn
Learn how to HAVE FUN WITH WINE! Click Here!

5 Responses to “blast from the past”  

  1. 1 Charlene Austin

    Just found your blog and checked out all the recipes. There are a few I want to try including this coconut bread. (Hopefully I actually get around to it one day). Just wanted to say I really enjoyed your blog and I will be back.

  2. 2 Meleyna

    Well I’m glad you stumbled over here. If you do try any of the recipes, feedback would be great!

  3. 3 Patty

    I found you today as a result of your post on sk. I knew we must live in the same area, and we do, I’m in Chandler. I’ve added your blog to my home page, I can tell from the little bit of poking around I did, that I’m going to enjoy it!

  4. 4 Meleyna

    Haha, well it’s nice to have someone around who can relate to all my bitching about the heat. Glad you found me! :)

  5. 5 Karine

    I love the fact you use coconut milk as a wet ingredient in you recipe! It must gives to the bread an amazing taste!

Leave a Reply