Blueberry Peach Muffins

I love peach crumble: buttery, cinnamon-sugary, fruity bites. Add blueberries to that, put the batter in a muffin tin and sprinkle with a little more cinnamon-sugar and these babies are born. I added a simple streusel topping (combine 1/4 cup of brown sugar with 1 tablespoon of soft butter and 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon), whichContinue reading “Blueberry Peach Muffins”

Cinnamon Donut Muffins

I’m in charge of bringing breakfast into my Creative Writing class tomorrow. Typically students bring in Dunkin’ Donut munchkins. I’m taking it up a notch by making my own version. And these areĀ better. Dipped in butter and rolled in cinnamon and sugar, these are to die for. The inside is dense, moist, and full ofContinue reading “Cinnamon Donut Muffins”

Thankful

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, more than the beloved Christmas. Any holiday that is a celebration of family, friends, and gratefulness in a non-religious setting is my kind of day. There is something pleasant about celebrating what is present, past, and future with a dinner. Not gifts, shiny lights, and carols. Although Thanksgiving involves lessContinue reading “Thankful”

Breakfast for a Crowd

My mother makes some of the best blueberry muffins. Her philosophy is that muffins shouldn’t be too sweet but should have plenty of fruit. She used to make the muffins right at peak Maine blueberry season, when blueberries filled every corner of our kitchen for easy grazing access. I took a trip to Myrtle BeachContinue reading “Breakfast for a Crowd”