A brown belt for Big Guy – not that it’s important
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It was testing week in karate and, as usual, Big Guy was under the gun. Not as much as he used to be, when he didn’t have a clue and had to frantically cram, but …

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Egg-free brownie muffins
Saturday, 21 Aug, 2010 – 8:26 | Comments Off
Egg-free brownie muffins

Sometimes it really is this easy.
Aside from the soda-pop cake, though, it’s usually not this easy in the world of egg-free baking. That’s why I eyed the recipe my mom had clipped from a magazine …

Egg-free chocolate muffins
Monday, 9 Mar, 2009 – 11:23 | One Comment
Egg-free chocolate muffins

If at first you don’t succeed, try chocolate again.
Frustrated after two failed attempts at a lemon layer cake – the second formulation still fell, but at least the oven didn’t catch fire – I grabbed …

Egg-free corn muffins
Friday, 2 Jan, 2009 – 15:19 | One Comment
Egg-free corn muffins

Corned beef and cabbage.
French fries and ketchup.
Peanut butter and jelly. Or, in our house, Sun Butter and jelly.
But you get what I mean. Some foods just go together, which is why I took a break …

Kids and Allergies: Egg-free pumpkin muffins
Friday, 17 Oct, 2008 – 0:24 | Comments Off
Kids and Allergies: Egg-free pumpkin muffins

Really, we do eat things other than muffins. It’s just that they’re so breakfast-y and snack-y and easy that we’ve been on a kick lately.
This recipe in particular holds a special place in my heart. …

Kids and Allergies Sweet Treat Friday: Apple muffins
Friday, 10 Oct, 2008 – 2:01 | Comments Off
Kids and Allergies Sweet Treat Friday: Apple muffins

These easily qualify as breakfast. Stuff with fruit and oatmeal, they’re hearty and not overly sweet. Even with the icing and sprinkles the guys demand.
I usually make a double batch — one for now, one …

Kids and Allergies sweet treat Friday: Egg-free blueberry cream muffins
Thursday, 25 Sep, 2008 – 14:39 | Comments Off

I’ve been in love with this blueberry muffin recipe for so long that, other than substituting for eggs, I’ve left it in its pristine, fat-laden state and skipped my usual evil mommy tricks aimed at …