Recipe Post: Mincemeat Muffins

There are few more traditionally historical British Christmastime recipes as a mincemeat (“mince”) pie or tart; but outside of the British Isles, they’re not as well-known. In a nutshell, traditional mincemeat pie was a savoury pastry, and did contain actual meat; the pies were originally quite a good size, filled with a mixture of finely…

Recipe Post: Double Chocolate Muffins

These muffins are not exactly “healthy”, and in reality are closer to cupcakes than muffins. However, they’re so delicious, it may be worth your while to double this recipe. You will definitely find you’re making new friends every time you pull these out of the oven! There’s a small amount of instant espresso powder in…

Recipe Post: Raisin Bran Muffins

There’s nothing like a fresh, warm muffin only a few minutes out of the oven. These raisin bran muffins are moist and flavourful, and will last for several days well-covered; however, whenever I make these, they tend not to last that long…definitely not long enough to go stale! Raisin Bran Muffins YIELD: 12 svgs |…

Recipe Post: Orange and Grapefruit Peel Muffins

Ok, ok, I know this recipe sounds potentially…problematic (code for EEWWWWW), but I implore you to try it out first before judging. This muffin recipe is unique, I’ll grant you that, but its origin comes from one of my favourite Canadian cookbook authors, the late, great Edna Staebler, who, with several cookbooks to her name,…