History of the Original Morning Glory Muffin


History of the Original Morning Glory Muffin Yesterday I posted my adaption of a recipe for Easy Gluten Free Morning Glory Muffins. I was curious to find some history about the original Morning Glory Muffin—who created it, when and where. So here’s the brief rundown of what I learned. Morning Glory Muffins are attributed to Chef Pam McKinstry of the Morning […]

Easy Gluten Free Morning Glory Muffins

Easy GF Morning Glory Muffins to start the day.

I am passionate about baking. I don’t think there is a day that goes by that I’m not involved in some aspect of it. Last night I was hungry for something sweet as well as being a variation from pie. Looking in my baking cupboard there were plenty of staples on hand plus a few odds and ends like shredded coconut […]

Mince Pie Part 2


It was just before Pie Camp (Nov 2014) when I wrote about Mince Pie and promised to fill you in on the demonstration that Paola Thomas, friend, foodie, and photographer, was to give us. And now 2014 has nearly come to an end and I have yet to fill you in on the wonderful session and how much we learned from […]

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pies

With a population of about 45,000, Santa Barbara in the 1950’s still had a small town feel to it. ALL the shops were locally owned, and since my family had been there since the turn of the century, my folks knew everyone…or so it seemed to me when my mom took me downtown with her on Saturdays. […]