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Strawberry Lavender Muffins for Mother’s Day

Strawberry Lavender Muffins for Mother’s Day

Starring sweet, sunny strawberries scented with lavender sugar, these Mother’s Day muffins are sure to wake Mom up right.

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Wheat-Free Morning Joy Muffins

Wheat-Free Morning Joy Muffins

Wheat-free muffins, made with oat and barley flours, bursting with carrots, apples, raisins, and sunflower seeds. Start your day right with these Morning Joy muffins!

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Low-fat Steel-Cut Oat Muffins with Cherry Jam Inside

Low-fat Steel-Cut Oat Muffins with Cherry Jam Inside

| January 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

In the mood for something a little lighter and airier, I decided to make steel-cut oat muffins. Much like my oatcakes and oat squares, I started with a base of steel-cut oats, flour and butter. Yet unlike those baked treats, I used a little less butter and instead added in some buttermilk (which is naturally lowfat) for added tangy flavor and to moisten things up a bit. For a burst of sweetness, I nestled some cherry jam into each muffin (being sure to include at least one cherry in each). Hot out of the oven, the muffins smelled and tasted a bit like cherry pie.

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The Berry Bible: A Book Review

The Berry Bible: A Book Review

| July 19, 2010 | 2 Comments

A review of Jane Hibler’s new book, The Berry Bible, and an irresistible recipe for Berry Buttermilk Muffins.

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Sandbox Bakery

Sandbox Bakery

| December 19, 2009 | 2 Comments

We Bernal Hill dwellers may be very busy walking our dogs or itsy-bitsy-spidering our charming offspring, but we have our standards, and our needs. And happily, Sandbox Bakery has arrived to sate all our pain au chocolat, strawberry scone and kashi-pan desires.

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Fresh Blueberry Muffins

Fresh Blueberry Muffins

| August 23, 2008 | 2 Comments

Although you can easily use frozen blueberries for muffins, there’s no reason to do that now, when berries are fresh, in season, and moderately inexpensive. Frozen berries are for the winter, when you have to pay little buckets of gold for a half pint of fresh ones. Plus, fresh berries exude bursts of sweetness that are unmatched by their frozen cousins.

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