Graham Muffins

Not to be confused with Graham Crackers, this recipe is for Graham Muffins. You might think it would involve crushing Graham Crackers, but in fact there is something called Graham Flour. I learned something new today! Graham flour was named for Reverend Sylvester Graham in the 19th century. He was an advocate for healthy eating … Continue reading

English Muffins

  While I’m positive English muffins existed before the 1980s, I recall a specific marketing push that made them seem “new” to my youthful experience at that time. There were all sorts of brands and varieties, some with nooks and crannies, some with raisins, some plain. I have loved them ever since, and if we … Continue reading

Corn Bread

Corn bread always reminds me of Little House on the Prairie. In one of the books, Laura Ingalls relates that her Pa liked her Ma’s corn bread partially because Ma put her handprint into it before baking. Here we are a hundred years later and the recipe is probably not much changed from Ma Ingalls’ … Continue reading

Rasins or Black Walnut Cup Cakes

I don’t know if I’d call this a cake as it seems more like a muffin, but without trying it first, I’m a bit unsure. Of course, very old cakes were more like what we consider muffins or breads anyway. The oldest tradition I could find concerning a wedding cake was to pile a bunch … Continue reading

Orange Muffins (H. Lamb)

Here we have a recipe from H. Lamb, whomever she may be. As I mentioned recently, I found a packet of recipes in a curio shop and they have been a great source of material for me! I don’t know who H. Lamb was, but her muffins sound good. Perhaps some of you who are … Continue reading

Whole Wheat Muffins

Sorry that I’ve been a bit absent for a few days, I have had a lot going on at home. We had a water pipe break and that comes with all sorts of stress and drama. But, back to what makes us all happy – food, right? Whole wheat muffins are good for you and … Continue reading

Basic Bran Muffins

We all know that bran muffins can be both delicious and very good for you. Now, we have all on one card a healthy bran muffin base with six variations that all sound delicious. I’ll probably give these a try sometime soon. Basic Bran Muffins (Bingham Collection) 1 1/4 c flour 1 tbsp baking powder … Continue reading