Posts Tagged ‘Recipes’

Bite Me

Over the weekend I made the purchase of 2 muffin tins and I am officially obsessed.  So far I have made Oatmeal-Cranberry muffins, Bran-Blueberry-Cran muffins and Brownie Cupcakes with peanut butter and caramel milk chocolate inside.  Today?  I’m tackling Pumpkin Raisin muffins (I subbed some WW flour and wheat bran and added raisins and used Greek yogurt instead of sour cream.  I also ditched the oil).  My justification for this obsession is that by making the small portions, I can eat just one and it will be a healthy and delicious, not to mention economical (oops, I just mentioned it…), snack or small meal.  The problem I’m running into?  Eating several of them seems to cancel out all of these best laid plans…  Whatever.  Those brownies were divine!

Muffin ManNo, I have no idea who this person is.

IMG_8647Update:  The Pumpkin muffins turned out delightful, if I do say so myself…

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So, I was looking for a recipe in an old cookbook of my mother’s and came across something rather interesting-a single page torn from a cookbook, published in 1937.  The page is from the “Game” section of the cookbook.  It was certainly my grandmother’s as my grandfather hunted and there are several recipes for venison.  The recipe that interests me is the one for ROAST SQUIRREL.  What I find most interesting is the fact that THREE small squirrels are said to serve SIX portions.  That is 1/2 of a SMALL squirrel per person.  Yes, I realize that there is much to be said about the gluttony in modern day America but doesn’t this seem a bit…skimpy?

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