Tuesdays With Dorie – Corniest Corn Muffins

by Jessica on March 8, 2011

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Momma G makes the greatest cornbread in the world. Forget roadside diners and grandma’s home cooking, my mom’s muffins are the best anywhere you look. Along with corn kernels, she always adds in grated cheese and green chiles, so I knew that I’d be altering Dorie’s recipe just a bit to make them as similar as I could to Mom’s. I also subbed whole-wheat flour for the all-purpose to make the muffins a little lighter and they were fantastic… totally worth the 5 WW points. 🙂

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Jill of My Next Life is this week’s sweet hostess – hop over to her blog for the recipe, then check out the other corn muffins hitting the web today via the Tuesdays With Dorie site! By the way, this post is my 400th! Sounds like it’s time for another giveaway… don’t you think??

Corniest Corn Muffins (pg. 4)
Source: Baking – From My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan

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{ 18 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Flourchild March 8, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Yipee for 400 posts and for yummy muffines! I love that you used ww flour!

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2 Kayte March 8, 2011 at 1:23 pm

Wowsers those look wonderful, and I love the idea of those add-ins. I wanted to make them exactly the first time just to see if Dorie knew what she was talking about (like there was any chance she did not NO, she’s always dead on right) and believe me, they were perfect the way she wrote them. I will try some add-ins, too, because I think Dorie would want me to, don’t you? 😉

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3 Jill March 8, 2011 at 1:50 pm

I made these as written this time but definitely see some creativity in the future! Yours look delicious. Thanks for baking with me this week.

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4 Tia March 8, 2011 at 2:18 pm

yours rose so nice and high = great job. they look delicious.
Buttercreambarbie

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5 Peggy March 8, 2011 at 2:31 pm

you have fabulous muffins there girl. Love them. They were so delicious.

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6 yummychunklet March 8, 2011 at 3:45 pm

Your muffins look totally good, especially with that pat of butter! Yum!

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7 Jessica March 8, 2011 at 6:06 pm

OMG, those are by far the best looking muffins I’ve seen all day — sorry everyone else! 🙂

Congrats on your 400th post!

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8 Jacque March 8, 2011 at 9:14 pm

Mmmm, those look so good! The cheese is a great addition… wish I’d have thought of that.

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9 Margaret March 8, 2011 at 10:39 pm

Spicy corny muffins. Sounds good to me. And cheese. Why didn’t I think of that.

400 POSTS!!! Party time!!!

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10 Judy March 8, 2011 at 10:44 pm

Oh yeah. Green chiles. The perfect addition. Your muffins look fabulous.

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11 Leslie March 8, 2011 at 11:49 pm

Happy 400! Your muffins look fantastic! I went savory, too, and really liked them a lot.

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12 glk March 9, 2011 at 7:56 am

Love your recipes. You should also post on http://www.tasteimonials.com They do not deny any pictures of food. To Tasteimonials, its about the food and recipe. Give it a shot. Its free.

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13 Tracey March 9, 2011 at 12:22 pm

Gorgeous photos Jessica – your muffins are stunning! I love these muffins plain but your add-ins do sound really yummy 🙂

Congrats on 400 posts!

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14 Eliana March 9, 2011 at 12:47 pm

Hmmm – they look so hearty and delicious Jessica. I love them.

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15 Mary @ Delightful Bitefuls March 9, 2011 at 2:56 pm

Congrats! Those look seriously delicious!

Great blog; happy I found you!

Mary xx
Delightful Bitefuls

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16 Cakelaw March 10, 2011 at 3:38 am

How golden and gorgeous they look!

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17 momma g March 10, 2011 at 6:45 pm

your muffins were uber-delicious! almost as good as mine!
dorie does have some really good recipes!

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18 Clivia March 13, 2011 at 5:20 pm

I’m making a note in my cookbook for next time to omit the corn and use cheeses and green chilies. That sounds so good I mihgt make them again this week. Great tip!

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