Category Archives: Muffins

Dueling Cornbread Mixes

Why mixes? I have a weird love/hate relationship with mixes. Much like I have a love/hate relationship with ornaments that say, “Merry Christmas from Heaven,” featuring a photo of a dead dearly beloved. No. I just hate those. If you … Continue reading

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Nephew Muffins

What do you do with a nephew who is allergic to nuts suddenly in his teenaged years? You can’t return them for cash at that point — the warranty has expired. I have tried adding millet before to muffins when … Continue reading

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Tiny Bananas Make Delicious Muffins

I have whined in the past about how much tastier tiny bananas are than the big, bland Cavendish boys that we get in every store, everywhere. I’m lucky to live in a part of the world where you can sometimes … Continue reading

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Blueberry Banana Muffins with Millet

One of the nephews is tactless enough to be allergic to nuts, although he claims he is only allergic to pecans and cashews. How is that possible? I had a couple of old bananas around — plus an aging basket … Continue reading

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Jamaican Banana Chocolate Millet Muffins

Probably the bananas are not from Jamaica at all, but I thought I read that those tiny red bananas we get in the Bay Area are called Jamaican bananas — among other things. They are pretty much the only other … Continue reading

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Molasses Fudge Millet (flour) Vegan Muffins

Is it me or is there something vaguely not so PC about the look of the Plantation molasses bottle? It comes in three varieties — Barbados, organic, and Blackstrap (seen above) and they are all unsulphured and rich in iron. … Continue reading

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Banana Molasses Muffins

Trying to do less sugar in the New Year, I created this recipe for an old banana I had lying around. Not sure it was entirely successful. It would have been better with nuts but one of my nephews (you … Continue reading

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