Professor Mom

Chronicles the life of a mom, teacher, and writer trying to stay sane amid the chaos of daily life.

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beck's picture beck

I think I would be deeply suspect of anyone with a muffin pan that was TOO tidy. Normal people have messy muffin pans.

Do you know that you can add 1 tbsp on vinegar to regular milk to make a buttermilk substitute? I can't have buttermilk on hand for longer than a day because my kids DRINK IT. What is WRONG with them?


Aliki McElreath's picture Aliki McElreath

I'm glad my muffin pan didn't shock you...I knew the trick about the vinegar and the milk but I just decided to throw caution to the wind and use the soymilk.

And you know--I used to drink buttermilk too when I was little!


Omaha Mama's picture Omaha Mama

I've been on a cookie and muffin kick lately. So will definitely be trying these soon. It's been cold and rainy here lately too.
Don't you just love when a recipe comes together perfectly when you are making it modified? I will have to try these because your description made me crave them.


Aliki McElreath's picture Aliki McElreath

Well I thought about why the recipe would say to soak the oatmeal for an hour and then I figured it was so the oatmeal would soften. Maybe the muffins would be even tastier with the buttermilk and the soaking, but they were heavenly just the way I made them!