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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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Avoiding Restaurants on Mother’s Day

Avoiding Restaurants on Mother’s Day

As you may have guessed by now, the last thing I want to do on a Mother’s Day is get all dressed up and go out for some big brunch with my family. As with Valentine’s Day, restaurants are the eye of the made-up holiday storm.

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Devouring Dogpatch: A Historic Neighborhood Comes Into its Own

Devouring Dogpatch: A Historic Neighborhood Comes Into its Own

| October 12, 2009 | 11 Comments

Men’s Journal recently dubbed it one of America’s best neighborhoods. The San Francisco Chapter of the Hells Angels is still there, and it may not be in your tourist guidebook. Nonetheless, the Dogpatch neighborhood is getting a lot of buzz lately.

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Steel-Cut My Oats

| March 5, 2005 | 8 Comments

I’ve never been a big fan of oatmeal, or any hot mushy cereal. Yik. But a few years ago, I discovered steel-cut oats, which are also known as coarse-cut oats, Irish oats, Scotch oats, and pinhead oats (I like that name the best). Steel-cut oats are chopped oat groats, which only have the outer hull […]

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