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Garlic Green Muffins from Garlic by Jenny Linford

Muffins. Does anybody not like muffins? How about a savory muffin? Yes, something you do not goop up with strawberry jam. You can still use butter or cream cheese on these but, frankly, jam would be a distraction when you already garlic, yogurt, zucchini, pistachio and Cheddar cheese. These muffins, from the new Garlic by…

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Thanksgiving Idea: Cranberry Walnut Crumb Cakes

I don’t mean to bait and switch, but I have this lovely photograph of fresh cranberries, the treats we see now in our fall markets. Cranberries are the iconic fall ingredient. Ingredient, for you cannot eat these critters on their own. Cranberries need to be part of something, and this something is quite a treat.…

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Corn and Jalapeno Jam Muffins from Texas Home Cooking

What was your first “surprise” food? If you are like me, it was a Hostess cupcake: chocolate frosting with a vanilla swirl on top over chocolate cake with that gooey white filling. I admit that after the first 100 or so, I stopped being surprised but I was always pleased. I still am. Here’s a…

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English Muffins from Tartine Bread

Everybody tells stories. They exaggerate. They may lie. It’s all part of life. When your spouse does, then you have to consider what to do. You can nod yes and let her think you believe her. You can make a face, but not say “no” to her, letting the face alone enough convey the message…

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