Muffins and Scones

Blueberry Lemon Muffins

November 9, 2008
Blueberry Lemon Muffins

I remember when I had time to cook my husband pancakes, eggs, and bacon every morning for breakfast. You can bet my husband remembers those days, too. Those were the good ol’ days. We slowly reverted to just eggs & bacon, and then alternating eggs & bacon with cereal, and then just cereal. But for [...]

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Jalapeno Cheddar Corn Muffins

October 5, 2008

We’re actually not just living on muffins these days. I swear. It is true, though, that my muffin pan has never seen this much work in such a short time (and my husband still wants more).

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Pistachio Muffins

October 4, 2008
Pistachio Muffins

My husband loves pistachios. I mean really loves pistachios. He eats them for a snack. He requests pistachio-crusted chicken for dinner weekly. So when we walked by the bakery of our grocery store and he spotted a stack of 6-pack of jumbo pistachio muffins… As far as he was concerned, breakfast couldn’t get here soon [...]

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Brown Sugar-Raspberry Muffins

September 29, 2008
Raspberry Muffins

Two days, two batches. That’s how much my husband liked these muffins. No, we didn’t eat 6 muffins each for breakfast. There were muffins for breakfast for us and our house guest friends, and perhaps I snagged one for a mid-morning snack. Then there was an after work snack or two and most definitely a [...]

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Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

April 13, 2008
Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

My number 10 scoop is the second-most used gadget in my kitchen, behind my bench scraper. It’s my go to scoop, yielding cookies with a diameter of 6 inches and perfectly uniform muffins. (For cupcakes, I stick to the Number 12 scoop.) My infatuation for this scoop comes not from gotta-have-that-gadget consumerism but a desire [...]

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Bacon, Cheddar, and Green Onion Scones

February 26, 2008
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Cornbread Muffins

October 25, 2007
Corn Muffins

Growing up, I’d only eat corn in two forms: on the cob and popped, with the latter preferably coated in caramel. I could watch you cut fresh corn off the cob, put it straight on my plate, and I’d refuse to touch it. Why? Rational thinking didn’t seem to come naturally for me as a [...]

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