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Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins

Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen

2 cups all-purpose flour (I used whole wheat)

2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 stick unsalted butter, melted
1 egg, slightly beaten
3/4 cup whole milk
1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries
1/2 cup granulated brown sugar or white sugar

Directions

 

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin.

In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and sugar. In another bowl, combine butter, egg, and milk and mix well. Pour the wet ingredients into the flour mixture and with a spatula, stir until just combined. Do not beat or over mix; itís okay if there are lumps in the batter. Gently fold the blueberries into the batter.

Spoon the batter into the muffin tray, filling each cup about 2/3 full. Bake for 10 minutes and remove from the oven. Sprinkle the tops of the muffins with the granulated brown or white sugar and return the muffins to the oven to bake for an additional 10 to 15 minutes, until the tops are golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean. Cool for about 10 minutes in the pan before turning the muffins out.

Working Hard

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Hubby worked some more today on splitting wood.† He wanted to know why I took this picture of him splitting a toothpick, why didn’t I get him splitting a real piece of wood.† 100_5007

Julie splitting her first piece of wood.†

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Grace getting ready to split her first piece.† All girls need to know how to split wood.† After practicing splitting, we got busy and hauled all that Hubby had split into the wood building and stacked it up.† He almost has all the wood split that we have cut so we will soon have to cut more.† Oh the joys of heating with wood!† Seriously, it is a lot of work but it is definitely good heat and all it costs us is our work.† Not a bad trade in my opinion.†

We worked on school today, did some house cleaning.† The ladies will be coming tomorrow for bible study.† Supper tonight is baked spaghetti with lots of mozzarella cheese and home made garlic breadsticks.† We also have some cushaw pie left with whipped cream.†

Enjoy your evening and God bless.