Monthly Archives: May 2012

this is the best cake

The best cake

The best cake ever

Cake cake cake

Chocolate stout cake

(I used Brains Original Stout because it makes me feel like I am a zombie)

Strawberry (or any berry you like) Muffins

Cooks Illustrated gives me a lot of my recipes, partially because they are mostly all fantastic, and partially because it comes to my house in a pretty magazine and there are only a few recipes in each so it is less overwhelming than a full cookbook.  This is one of their recipes that has stuck, it makes a great muffin, and while the recipe in the magazine is for blueberry muffins (and it is good with blueberries), I like to use it for strawberry muffins.  It even makes good muffins with less than great strawberries, including frozen ones.  I think it would work well for any berry actually.

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