Muffins and Scones

Rather Rich Corn Muffins

Amanda of Fake Ginger chose this week’s Project Pastry Queen Challenge: Rather Rich Corn Muffins. I’ve made these muffins a hundred times. Quite possibly literally 100 times. It’s my go-to cornbread/corn muffin recipe for good reason – it’s perfectly sweet and super moist. It’s also a very non-fussy recipe. I throw everything into the mixer [...]

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Peach Jam Scones

Josie of Pink Parsley is hosting this week’s Project Pastry Queen: Peach Jam Scones. Peach Jam Scones were one of the featured menu items of the cooking class Ashley (Delish) and I attended back in June. I picked up an important tip: Work fast. The warmer your dough, the more likely you are to get [...]

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Sun-Dried Tomato, Basil, and Parmesan Muffins

[Take a large, super unlady-like bite of muffin.] [Lick fingers, wipe on jeans.] [Enter a witty antedocte that somehow relates to food and marriage.] [Or not.] [Click Post.] Another batch of savory muffins using the “master recipe” from 1 Mix, 100 Muffins. I loaded these muffins with sun-dried tomatoes, fresh basil, and a mound of [...]

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Scallion and Goat Cheese Muffins

I put all new cookbooks go through an initiation process, of sorts. Maybe it’s more of an orientation. I read each book, cover to cover, once. Well-written books like those from The Pastry Queen find their way to my nightstand Then I sit next to my husband on the couch while he plays Gears 2 [...]

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